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Young Frankenstein    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 S. Brady; Vocal arrangements by Patrick S. 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; Animations Designer: Joshua Frankel; Frankenstein Puppet: Michael Curry; Prosthetic Designer: John Dods; Associate Scenic Design: David Peterson; Associate Costume Design: Scott Traugott; Associate Lighting Design: John Viesta
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; Associate Tech. Suprvr: Sam Ellis; Production Stage Manager: Steven Zweigbaum; Stage Manager: Ira Mont
Musical Supervisor: Glen Kelly; Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Conducted by Patrick S. 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 S. Brady; Synthesizer Programmer: Randy Cohen
Special Effects by Marc Brickman
Casting: Tara Rubin Casting; Press Representative: Barlow-Hartman Public Relations; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Promotions/Marketing: Broadway Print and Mail; Dance Captain: James Gray and Courtney Young; Dialect Coach: Deborah Hecht; Photographer: Paul Kolnik
Fred Applegate
Inspector Kemp
Roger Bart
Dr. Frederick Frankenstein
Christopher Fitzgerald
(Oct 11, 2007 - Nov 23, 2008)
Sutton Foster
(Oct 11, 2007 - Jul 06, 2008)
Shuler Hensley
The Monster
Andrea Martin
Frau Blucher
(Oct 11, 2007 - Jul 06, 2008)
Megan Mullally
(Oct 11, 2007 - Aug 03, 2008)
Heather Ayers
Jim Borstelmann
Shoeshine Man
Paul Castree
Transylvania Quartet
Jennifer Lee Crowl
Jack Doyle
Mr. Hilltop
Transylvania Quartet
Renée Feder
Amy Heggins
Eric Jackson
Ritz Specialty
Matthew LaBanca
Medical Student
The Count
Kevin Ligon
Medical Student
Transylvania Quartet
Barrett Martin
Linda Mugleston
Christina Marie Norrup
Justin Patterson
Medical Student
Brian Shepard
Telegraph Boy
Transylvania Quartet
Sarrah Strimel
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 Town Villagers
The Brain Dr. Frederick Frankenstein and Students
Please Don't Touch Me Elizabeth and Voyagers
Together Again Dr. Frederick Frankenstein and Igor
Roll in The Hay Inga, Dr. Frederick Frankenstein and Igor
Join the Family Business Victor, Dr. Frederick Frankenstein and Ancestors
He Vas My Boyfriend Frau Blucher
The Law Inspector Kemp and Villagers
Life, Life Dr. Frederick Frankenstein
Welcome to Transylvania Transylvania Quartet
The Transylvania Mania Igor, Dr. Frederick Frankenstein, Inga, Inspector Kemp and Villagers
ACT 2 Sung By
He's Loose Inspector Kemp and Villagers
Listen to Your Heart Inga
Surprise Elizabeth, Igor, Frau Blucher, Sasha, Masha, Basha, Tasha and Bob
Please Send Me Someone Hermit
Man About Town Dr. 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 Love Elizabeth
Frederick's Soliloquy Dr. Frederick Frankenstein
Deep Love (Reprise) The Monster
Finale Ultimo The Company