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Young Frankenstein

Young Frankenstein

by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan

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Young Frankenstein

Young Frankenstein




A musical version of Mel Brooks' film of the same name.


Story:

Frederick Frankenstein (pronounced "Fronkensteen") inherits a castle in Transylvania containing Igor, Inga and Frau Blucher. After discovering the secret entrance to his grandfather's laboratory, Frederick decides to carry on the family experiments and creates a monster of his own.


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Composer

Composer, Lyricist and Librettist
Mel Brooks

Librettist

Librettist
Thomas Meehan



  • Premiere
  • 1974 Film

Broadway Premiere

Theatre
Hilton Theatre
Opening Night
Nov 8, 2007
Total Performances
485
Original Cast
Fred Applegate, Roger Bart, Christopher Fitzgerald, Sutton Foster, Shuler Hensley, Andrea Martin, Megan Mullally
Director
Susan Stroman
Choreographer
Susan Stroman
Producer
Robert F.X. Sillerman and Mel Brooks
Musical Director
Patrick Brady
Orchestrations
Doug Besterman
Scenic Design
Robin Wagner
Costume Design
William Ivey Long
Lighting Design
Peter Kaczorowski
Sound Design
Jonathan Deans

1974 Film Version

Movie Name
Young Frankenstein
Type
Non-Musical
Director
Mel Brooks
Screenplay
Gene Wilder, Mel Brooks
Starring
Gene Wilder, Peter Boyle, Marty Feldman, Madeline Kahn, Cloris Leachman, Teri Garr, Kenneth Mars, Richard Haydn




CDs

CD
Original Broadway Cast Album


Sheetmusic

Sheetmusic
Vocal Selections


Videos

DVD
Original Hollywood Version DVD

Blu-Ray
Original Hollywood Version Blu-Ray


Other

Merchandise




2008 Tony Award Nominations

Best Featured Actor in a Musical - Christopher Fitzgerald
Best Featured Actress in a Musical - Andrea Martin
Best Scenic Design of a Musical

2008 Drama Desk Award Nominations

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical - Christopher Fitzgerald
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical - Shuler Hensley
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical - Andrea Martin
Outstanding Choreography
Outstanding Orchestrations
Outstanding Lyrics
Outstanding Costume Design
Outstanding Set Design of a Musical

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