THE BODY SNATCHER

Based on the story by Robert Louis Stevenson

Horror, 3 women 3 men, 110-120 min.

SYNOPSIS

In 19th Century Scotland, Edinburgh Medical College is at the forefront of surgery, and demand for human specimens has far outstripped supply, necessitating the employ of grave robbers.  For years, Dr. Wolfe MacFarlane and his preferred resurrection man, Gray, have had an understanding.  But Arthur Fettes, MacFarlane’s new classroom assistant, begins to suspect that some of the cadavers are fresher than others…

HISTORY

2012 – Brisbane Arts Theatre, Queensland, Australia (production)
Directed by Gregory Rowbotham
Featuring Liam Gillespie (Fettes), Libby Glasson (Kate), Alex Lanham (Gray), Sophie Schoenknecht (Hood), Stephen Smith (MacFarlane), and Samantha Yeates (Jane)

2010 – Chicago Dramatists, Chicago (staged reading)
Saturday Series
Directed by Russ Tutterow
With Judy Blue, Courtenay Cholovich, Doug MacKechnie, Jesse Manson, Tyler Meredith, and Craig Spidle


2012 – Brisbane Arts Theatre (LG; Photo: Kris Anderson)


2012 – Brisbane Arts Theatre (AL & SSc; Photo: Kris Anderson)


2012 – Brisbane Arts Theatre (SY; Photo: Kris Anderson)


2012 – Brisbane Arts Theatre (LG, AL, & SSm; Photo: Kris Anderson)

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