Take a roll in the hay! ABC network has actually introduced Young Frankenstein Live! as its most recent real-time musical occasion, to be created by Mel Brooks, according to Target date.
Based on the 2007 Broadway musical adjustment of Brooks as well as Gene Wilder’s 1974 film, Young Frankenstein Live! will certainly include Brooks’ initial music as well as verses from the stage program. A comical re-imagining of the Mary Shelley traditional Monster, the musical follows Frederick Frankenstein, a respected New york city brain specialist and teacher, as he acquires a castle as well as laboratory in Transylvania from his deranged genius grandfather. He currently encounters an issue: does he remain to run from his household’s hurt past or does he stay in Transylvania to carry on his grandpa’s crazy experiments?
The Broadway musical Young Frankenstein, including a book by Brooks and also Thomas Meehan, debuted on Broadway on November 8, 2007 as well as continued with January 4, 2009. That initial production, directed and choreographed by Susan Stroman, boasted an actors that consisted of Roger Bart as Frederick Monster, Sutton Foster as Inga, Megan Mullally as Elizabeth, Shuler Hensley as The Monster and also Fred Applegate as Examiner Kemp, with Andrea Martin and also Christopher Fitzgerald in Tony-nominated turns as Frau Blucher and Igor, respectively.
Casting and an airdate for Young Monster Live! will certainly be revealed soon.