BREAKING NEWS: London is ready to PUT ON THE RITZ with a long awaited and overdue West End production of Mel Brooks “screamingly mad funny” musical adaptation of Young Frankenstein. This production will reunite the original creative team from the show’s 2008 Broadway Debut including it’s Tony winner Susan Stroman directing and choreographing, Beowulf Boritt doing the sets, and Tony winner William Ivey Long doing his costumes. The UK cast will be announced soon.
YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN will have it’s Pre-West End tryout in Newcastle at the Theatre Royal Newcastle from August 26th through September 9th before officially hitting the London’s Garrick Theatre on September 28th.
YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN was Mel Brooks second Broadway Musical (based on his acclaimed films) following The Producers. It played Broadway’s Hilton Theatre (now the Lyric Theatre) in 2008 running for 485 performances. The Broadway production featured an all star cast including Tony winner Roger Bart as Dr. Fredrick Frankenstein (or as we say FRONKENSTEEN), Emmy winner Megan Mullally as Elizabeth, 2 time Tony winner Sutton Foster as Inga, Tony winner Shuler Hensley as the Monster, the legendary Andrea Martin as Frau Blucher (NEEEEEEEEIGGGH), Tony nominee Christopher Fitzgerald as Igor (EYE-GORE), and more.
Who is excited to JOIN THE FAMILY BUSINESS UK fans?!!
YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN officially has dates for a West End roll in the hay
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