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The New Mel Brooks Musical

 
Hilton Theatre, (11/08/2007 - 1/04/2009)
First Preview: Oct 11, 2007 Total Previews: 29
Opening Date: Nov 08, 2007    
Closing Date: Jan 04, 2009 Total Performances: 485

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Transylvania and New York City



Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Live Nation
Produced by Robert F.X. Sillerman and Mel Brooks; Produced in association with The R/F/B/V Group; Associate Producer: One Viking Productions and Carl Pasbjerg
Book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan; Music by Mel Brooks; Lyrics by Mel Brooks; Musical Director: Patrick Brady; Vocal arrangements by Patrick Brady; Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman; Music arranged by Glen Kelly; Based on the story and screenplay by Gene Wilder and Mel Brooks; Based on the original motion picture by special arrangement with 20th Century Fox; Featuring "Puttin' On The Ritz" by Irving Berlin
Directed by Susan Stroman; Choreographed by Susan Stroman; Associate Director: Steven Zweigbaum; Associate Choreographer: Chris Peterson
Scenic Design by Robin Wagner; Costume Design by William Ivey Long; Lighting Design by Peter Kaczorowski; Sound Design by Jonathan Deans; Hair and Wig Design by Paul Huntley; Make-Up Design by Angelina Avallone; Associate Scenic Design: David Peterson; Associate Costume Design: Scott Traugott; Associate Lighting Design: John Viesta; Animations Designer: Joshua Frankel; Frankenstein Puppet: Michael Curry; Prosthetic Designer: John Dods; Moving Light Programmer: Josh Weitzman
General Manager: Richard Frankel Productions and Laura Green; Company Manager: Kathy Lowe; Associate Co. Mgr: Bobby Driggers
Technical Supervisor: Hudson Theatrical Associates and Neil Mazzella; Production Stage Manager: Steven Zweigbaum; Stage Manager: Ira Mont; Associate Tech. Suprvr: Sam Ellis
Musical Supervisor: Glen Kelly; Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Conducted by Patrick Brady; Associate Conductor: Gregory J. Dlugos; Reed 1 (Flute/Piccolo/Clarinet/Alto saxophone/Alto flute): Vincent DellaRocca; Reed 2 (Flute/Clarinet/Bass clarinet/Tenor sax/Eb Clarinet): Steven J. Greenfield; Reed 3 (Oboe/English horn/Clarinet/Tenor & Soprano sax): Charles Pillow; Reed 4 (Bassoon/ Clarinet/ Contrabass clarinet/Bari sax/Flute): Frank Santagata; Trumpet: Don Downs, Glenn Drewes and Scott Harrell; Tenor Trombone: Tim Sessions; Bass Trombone: Mike Christianson; French Horn: Patrick Pridemore and Judy Yin-Chi Lee; Concert Master: Rick Dolan; Violin: Rick Dolan, Ashley D. Horne and Helen Kim; Viola: Maxine Roach and Debra Shufelt-Dine; Cello: Laura Bontrager and Chungsun Kim; String Bass: Bob Renino; Drums/Percussion: Perry Cavari; Percussion/Mallets/Timpani: Charles Descarfino; Keyboard 1: Gregory J. Dlugos; Keyboard 2: David Gursky; Keyboard 3: Patrick Brady; Synthesizer Programmer: Randy Cohen
Special Effects by Marc Brickman
Dance Captain: James Gray and Courtney Young; Press Representative: Barlow-Hartman Public Relations and Dennis Crowley; Casting: Tara Rubin Casting; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Promotions/Marketing: Broadway Print and Mail; Photographer: Paul Kolnik; Dialect Coach: Deborah Hecht
Cast
Fred ApplegateInspector Kemp
Hermit
Roger BartDr. Frederick Frankenstein
Christopher FitzgeraldIgor
(Oct 11, 2007 - Nov 23, 2008)
Sutton FosterInga
(Oct 11, 2007 - Jul 06, 2008)
Shuler HensleyThe Monster
Andrea MartinFrau Blucher
(Oct 11, 2007 - Jul 06, 2008)
Megan MullallyElizabeth
(Oct 11, 2007 - Aug 03, 2008)
Heather AyersMasha
Ensemble
Jim BorstelmannZiggy
Shoeshine Man
Lawrence
Ensemble
Paul CastreeHerald
Bob
Transylvania Quartet
Ensemble
Jennifer Lee CrowlEnsemble
Jack DoyleMr. Hilltop
Transylvania Quartet
Ensemble
Renée FederEnsemble
Amy HegginsEnsemble
Eric JacksonEquine
Sasha
Ritz Specialty
Ensemble
Matthew LaBancaMedical Student
The Count
Ensemble
Kevin LigonMedical Student
Victor
Transylvania Quartet
Ensemble
Barrett MartinEnsemble
Linda MuglestonTasha
Ensemble
Christina Marie NorrupBasha
Ensemble
Justin PattersonMedical Student
Equine
Ensemble
Brian ShepardTelegraph Boy
Transylvania Quartet
Ensemble
Sarrah StrimelEnsemble
Swings: James Gray, Kristin Marie Johnson, Craig Waletzko and Courtney Young
Understudies: Heather Ayers (Elizabeth, Frau Blucher), Jim Borstelmann (Hermit, Inspector Kemp, The Monster), Paul Castree (Dr. Frederick Frankenstein), Renée Feder (Inga), James Gray (Igor), Matthew LaBanca (Dr. Frederick Frankenstein), Kevin Ligon (Hermit, Inspector Kemp), Linda Mugleston (Elizabeth, Frau Blucher), Christina Marie Norrup (Inga), Justin Patterson (The Monster) and Brian Shepard (Igor)
Tony Award®
 2008 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Christopher Fitzgerald
 2008 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Andrea Martin
 2008 Best Scenic Design of a Musical [nominee] 
 Scenic Design by Robin Wagner
Drama Desk Award
 2008 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Christopher Fitzgerald
 2008 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Shuler Hensley
 2008 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Andrea Martin
 2008 Outstanding Choreography [nominee] 
  Susan Stroman
 2008 Outstanding Orchestrations [nominee] 
  Doug Besterman
 2008 Outstanding Lyrics [nominee] 
 Lyrics by Mel Brooks
 2008 Outstanding Costume Design [nominee] 
  William Ivey Long
 2008 Outstanding Set Design of a Musical [nominee] 
 Scenic Design by Robin Wagner
music by Mel Brooks; lyrics by Mel Brooks
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1 Sung By
The Happiest TownVillagers
The BrainDr. Frederick Frankenstein and Students
Please Don't Touch MeElizabeth and Voyagers
Together AgainDr. Frederick Frankenstein and Igor
Roll in The HayInga, Dr. Frederick Frankenstein and Igor
Join the Family BusinessVictor, Dr. Frederick Frankenstein and Ancestors
He Vas My BoyfriendFrau Blucher
Life, LifeDr. Frederick Frankenstein
The LawInspector Kemp and Villagers
Welcome to TransylvaniaTransylvania Quartet
The Transylvania ManiaIgor, Dr. Frederick Frankenstein, Inga, Inspector Kemp and Villagers
ACT 2 Sung By
He's LooseInspector Kemp and Villagers
Listen to Your HeartInga
SurpriseElizabeth, Igor, Frau Blucher, Sasha, Masha, Basha, Tasha and Bob
Please Send Me SomeoneHermit
Man About TownDr. Frederick Frankenstein
Putting On the Ritz
(music by Irving Berlin; lyrics by Irving Berlin)
Dr. Frederick Frankenstein, The Monster, Inga, Igor, Frau Blucher and Ensemble
Deep LoveElizabeth
Frederick's SoliloquyDr. Frederick Frankenstein
Deep Love (Reprise) The Monster
Finale UltimoThe Company