Friday, October 28

Mel Brooks' Young Frankenstein heading for UK next year

Mel Brooks' Young Frankenstein will open at Newcastle Theatre Royal on 26th August before transferring to the West End next autumn.

Brooks will team up with co-writer Thomas Meehan and choreographer Susan Stroman  at the Newcastle It will close there on 9th September before moving into the West End.

Young Frankenstein will be produced by Brooks, Michael Harrison, Fiery Angel and Hani Farsi
Based on the Oscar nominated 1974 film, which starred Gene Wilder, the story is about famousbrain surgeon and professor Frederick Frankenstein inherit his grandfather's castle in Transylvania. He must decide whether to continue to run from his family's tortured past or continue his grandfather's experiments in Transylvania.
Casting and dates are to be announced soon.

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