Young Frankenstein - Pittsburgh at Byham Theater on 03-15-2015FROM $215
About Young Frankenstein
Young Frankenstein Tickets- Show History
The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein is based on the 1974 comedy film that serves as a satire for the horror film genre. The film, which was also written by Mel Brooks and Gene Wilder, is considered by Mel Brooks to be the best film he has ever made. Brooks also directed the film and pioneered the inception of the stage adaptation.
was first seen in Seattle, Washington for a limited-engagement four-week run before it opened on Broadway on November 8, 2007. After the the Broadway production closed on January 4, 2009 after 30 previews and 484 performances, the show went on a national tour and continues to delight American audiences with it's quirky humor and beautiful melodies. Brooks, who was pleased by the commercial and critical success of is 2001 Award-winning musical The Producers, which was also adapted from his film of the same name, became inspired to adapt another one of his films and began working on the project with his collaborator, Thomas Meehan. The first incarnation of Young Frankenstein was directed by script directed by Susan Stroman and featured actors like Brian d'Arcy James as Dr. Frankenstein, Kristin Chenoweth as Elizabeth, Sutton Foster as Inga, Roger Bart as Igor, Marc Kudisch as Inspector Kemp, and Shuler Hensley as the Monster. The show went on temporary hiatus on August 8, 2010 and re-opened on September 12, 2010 with a new cast that includes Christopher Ryan as Frederick Frankenstein, Preston Truman Boyd as The Monster, David Benoit as Inspector Kemp, Janine Devita as Elizabeth, and Synthia Link as Inga. The show went on temporary hiatus on August 8, 2010 and re-opened on September 12, 2010 with a new cast that includes Christopher Ryan as Frederick Frankenstein, Preston Truman Boyd as The Monster, David Benoit as Inspector Kemp, Janine Devita as Elizabeth, and Synthia Link as Inga.
Young Frankenstein Tickets- Synopsis
As an wickedly inspired re-imagining of the Frankenstein legend, much of the plot is derived from Merry Shelly's Frankenstein with a zany, comedic twist. The story follows bright young Dr. Frankenstein, who attempts to succeed as his masterminded grandfather and bring a corpse to life with his oddly-shaped companion and friend, Igor. The imaginative cast of characters also includes Dr. Frankenstein's curvaceous lab assistant Inga, his crazy fianc? Elizabeth, and of course, Frankenstein's hilarious and spooky monster that brings on a hilarious and often frightening set of complications. The show also features wacky yet memorable tunes like The Transylvania Mania, He Vas My Boyfriend, and Puttin' On The Ritz.
Young Frankenstein Tickets: Tour Information
As this unique show continues to tour to various venues across the nation, seatgeek.com has the latest news and updates where fans can access Young Frankenstein tickets.