Opening Date
Jan 04, 1981
Closing Date
Jan 04, 1981
1st Preview
Dec 09, 1980
1st Preview
Dec 09, 1980


Palace Theatre
(Jan 04, 1981 - Jan 04, 1981)

In and around the Frankenstein Estate, Geneva, Switzerland, in the mid-1800s.

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Messrs. Nederlander
Produced by Terry Allen Kramer, Joseph Kipness, James M. Nederlander and Stewart F. Lane; Produced in association with 20th Century Fox; Associate Producer: Marvin A. Krauss
Written by Victor Gialanella; Incidental music by Richard Peaslee
Directed by Tom Moore
Scenic Design by Douglas W. Schmidt; Costume Design by Carrie F. Robbins; Puppets Conceived by Carrie F. Robbins; Lighting Design by Jules Fisher and Robby Monk; Sound Design by Bran Ferren; Make-Up Design by John Caglione, Jr.; Artic Sequence Puppets by Bil Baird; Puppet Master: Peter Baird
Production Stage Manager: Michael Martorella; Stage Manager: John Fennessy; Assistant Stage Mgr: Stephen Van Benschoten; Special Effects Director: William McDonough
Musical Supervisor: Bruce Coughlin; Musical Coordinator: Earl Shendell
Special Effects by Bran Ferren
Casting: Johnson-Liff Associates; Fight Coordinator: B. H. Barry; General Press Representative: Merle Debuskey; Press Representative: Leo Stern; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne; Photographer: Martha Swope; Dog Owner and Trainer: William Berloni; Poster Design by Gilbert Lesser
Peter Schmidt
A Villager
A Blind Hermit
Victor Frankenstein
A Young Scientist
Henry Clerval
Victor's Friend
The Creature
Lionel Mueller
The Local Magistrate
Justine Moritz
A Maidservant
William Frankenstein
Victor's Younger Brother
Alphonse Frankenstein
Victor's Father
Hans Metz
A Villager
Elizabeth Lavenza
Victor's adopted "Cousin"
Frau Mueller
The Magistrate's Wife
Understudies: Leslie Barrett (Alphonse Frankenstein, Lionel Mueller, DeLacey), Michael Davidson (William Frankenstein), Anne Kerry (Elizabeth Lavenza, Justine Moritz), Barbara Lester (Frau Mueller), Eric Uhler (Hans Metz, Peter Schmidt), Stephen Van Benschoten (The Creature) and Mark Winkworth (Victor Frankenstein, Henry Clerval)

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Lighting Design

1981 Winner
Lighting Design by Jules Fisher and Robby Monk

Outstanding Set Design

1981 Nominee
Scenic Design by Douglas W. Schmidt
Week Ending Gross % Gross Pot. Attendance % Capacity # Previews # Perf.
Statistics supplied are courtesy of The Broadway League.

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