Sex, sword fights, legends of literature, Frankenstein. 

Mary's Little Monster

by Thomas Kee


image by Nunzio Paci, edited by Sara Fellini

Mary's Little Monster

by Thomas Kee

Directed by Sara Fellini

spit&vigor's off-broadway debut

As part of an Artistic Residency granted by:

The Players Theatre,

115 Macdougal Street, New York NY

"Monstrously good" - Outerstage


"Beautifully written, skillfully directed, and brilliantly acted" - Hi! Drama

In the year without summer, 1816, The poet Lord Byron is joined by an intimate circle consisting of Mary Shelley, her husband Percy Bysshe Shelley, her sister Claire, and Byron's personal doctor John Polidori. During their confinement in this Swiss mansion, the characters massive emotions and intellects collide to produce legendary poetry, literature, conflict, catharsis, and discovery. Sex, sword fights, legends of literature, Frankenstein.


Photos by Caitlin Ochs from special performances at Torn Page, the historic home of Rip Torn and Geraldine Page:

Lighting Design by Chelsie McPhilimy

Costumes by Sara Fellini

Run time: 1 hour and 30 minutes. No intermission.