MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Nov 08, 2007
Closing Date
Jan 04, 2009
1st Preview
Oct 11, 2007
1st Preview
Oct 11, 2007
Previews
29
Performances
485
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Hilton Theatre
(Nov 08, 2007 - Jan 04, 2009)

Description
A musical in two acts

Setting
Transylvania and New York City

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; Additional Orchestrations: Michael Starobin
Directed by Susan Stroman; Choreographed by Susan Stroman; Associate Director: Steven Zweigbaum; Associate Choreographer: Chris Peterson; Assistant Director: Scott Bishop; Assistant Choreographer: Jeff Whiting
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; Assistant Scenic Design: Atkin Pace, Thomas Peter Sarr and Robert F. Wolin; Assistant Costume Design: Robert Martin; Assistant Lighting Design: Joel Silver, Chris Reay and Keri Thibodeau; Assistant Sound Designer/Programmer: Brian Hsieh; 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; Associate Tech. Suprvr: Sam Ellis; Production Stage Manager: Steven Zweigbaum; Stage Manager: Ira Mont; Assistant Stage Mgr: Àra Marx
Musical Supervisor: Glen Kelly; Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Conducted by Patrick S. Brady; Associate Conductor: Gregory J. Dlugos; Assistant Conductor: David Gursky; 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 and Dennis Crowley; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Promotions/Marketing: Broadway Print and Mail; Dance Captain: James Gray and Courtney Young; Dance Assistant: Christina Marie Norrup; Dialect Coach: Deborah Hecht; Photographer: Paul Kolnik; Production Properties Supervisor: Laura Koch
Inspector Kemp
 
Hermit
Dr. Frederick Frankenstein
Igor
Oct 11, 2007 - Nov 23, 2008
Inga
Oct 11, 2007 - Jul 06, 2008
The Monster
Frau Blucher
Oct 11, 2007 - Jul 06, 2008
Elizabeth
Oct 11, 2007 - Aug 03, 2008
 
Ensemble
 
Shoeshine Man
 
Lawrence
 
Ensemble
Herald
 
Bob
 
Transylvania Quartet
 
Ensemble
Mr. Hilltop
 
Transylvania Quartet
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Equine
 
Sasha
 
Ritz Specialty
 
Ensemble
Medical Student
 
The Count
 
Ensemble
Medical Student
 
Victor
 
Transylvania Quartet
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
 
Ensemble
 
Ensemble
Medical Student
 
Equine
 
Ensemble
Telegraph Boy
 
Transylvania Quartet
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Understudies: Heather Ayers (Elizabeth, Frau Blucher), Jim Borstelmann (Inspector Kemp, Hermit, The Monster), Paul Castree (Dr. Frederick Frankenstein), Renée Feder (Inga), James Gray (Igor), Matthew LaBanca (Dr. Frederick Frankenstein), Kevin Ligon (Inspector Kemp, Hermit), Linda Mugleston (Elizabeth, Frau Blucher), Christina Marie Norrup (Inga), Justin Patterson (The Monster) and Brian Shepard (Igor)

Hilton Theatre (Nov 08, 2007 - Jan 04, 2009)

Production Stage Manager: Ira Mont; Assistant Stage Mgr: Julia P. Jones; Stage Manager: Àra Marx
Assistant Conductor: William Johnson; Keyboard 2: William Johnson; Violin: Una Tone
Press Representative: Leslie Baden

Cast

Igor
Nov 25, 2008 - ?
Frau Blucher
Jul 15, 2008 - Jan 04, 2009
Elizabeth
Aug 05, 2008 - ?
Inga
Jul 08, 2008 - ?
Masha
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Herald
 
Transylvania Quartet
 
Bob
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Oct 21, 2008 - Jan 04, 2009
Understudies: Linda Gabler (Elizabeth, Frau Blucher), Aaron Ramey (Dr. Frederick Frankenstein), Lara Seibert (Inga), Sarrah Strimel (Inga) and Jon Patrick Walker (Igor, Dr. Frederick Frankenstein)
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

Tony Award®

 

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

2008 Nominee
Christopher Fitzgerald
 

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

2008 Nominee
Andrea Martin
 

Best Scenic Design of a Musical

2008 Nominee
Scenic Design by Robin Wagner

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

 

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

2008 Nominee
Andrea Martin
 

Outstanding Choreography

2008 Nominee
Choreographed by Susan Stroman
 

Outstanding Orchestrations

2008 Nominee
Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman
 

Outstanding Lyrics

2008 Nominee
Lyrics by Mel Brooks
 

Outstanding Costume Design

2008 Nominee
Costume Design by William Ivey Long
 

Outstanding Set Design of a Musical

2008 Nominee
Scenic Design by Robin Wagner
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