It’s ALIVE! Comedy genius Mel Brooks’ Broadway musical Young Frankenstein comes to London
Mel Brooks and Susan Stroman, creators of the world-wide hit The Producers bring their re-imagined Broadway production of Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein to the London stage.
Featuring new material and hit songs “The Transylvania Mania,” “He Vas My Boyfriend” and “Puttin’ On The Ritz,” The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein is scientifically-proven, monstrously good entertainment!
Young Frankenstein The Musical will run from 28 September 2017 until 25 August 2018 at the Garrick Theatre.
WHAT’S THE STORY?
A wickedly inspired re-imagining of the Frankenstein legend based on Mel Brooks’ classic comedy masterpiece, the story follows bright young Dr. Frankenstein (that’s Fronkensteen) as he attempts to complete his grandfather’s masterwork and bring a corpse to life.
Together with his oddly shaped and endearing helper Igor (that’s Eye-gor), his curvaceous lab assistant Inga, and in spite of his incredibly self-involved madcap fiancé Elizabeth, Frankenstein succeeds in creating a creature — but not without scary and quite often hilarious complications.
WHO’S IN IT? YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN CAST
Hadley Fraser (The Winter’s Tale, City of Angels) leads the cast as Young Frankenstein, with Lesley Joseph (Bird’s of a Feather) playing Frau Blucher.
The cast also features Dianne Pilkington (Wicked), Summer Strallen (Top Hat, The Sound of Music) and Patrick Clancy (The Producers, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat).
Written by Mel Brooks and Tom Meehan, with Mel Brooks and Susan Stroman co-directing.
Glorious gags as Mel Brooks bolts together a monster hit – The Guardian
Daft? Of course it is. Irresistibly so – Daily Mail
It’s hard not to succumb to the infectious daftness of this escapist crowd-pleaser – Evening Standard
[A] monster of a show that promises howls of laughter – The Times
Want to howl with laughter? Walk this way – Daily Telegraph
Theatre InformationGarrick Theatre
Address: 2 Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0HH
Nearest Underground: Charing Cross (Northern line, Bakerloo line), Embankment (Northern line, Bakerloo line, District line, Circle line), Leicester Square (Northern line, Piccadilly line)
Nearest Buses: 3, 6, 9, 12, 13, 15, 24, 29, 30
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