8.4 out of 10 Good Show. www.latheatrebites.com Mary Shelley's 1818 classic horror novel gets a 21st-century steam punk update in Frankenstein, A New Musical, described as being more faithful to Shelley's dark and romantic novel than any other version of Frankenstein. Promising scientist Victor Frankenstein plays God by daring to create life -- only to turn his back on his monstrous creation, setting off a cycle of violence. The musical captures a tragic love story and a battle between father and son. An exploration of desire, obsession and ambition run rampant, Frankenstein, A New Musicalmakes its Los Angeles debut at the Flight Theater at the Complex. Taken from the website.