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Young Frankenstein

Saturdays | November 4, 11 & 18 at 7:30 p.m.

Sundays | November 5, 12 & 19 at 2:00 p.m.

Thursdays | November 9 & 16 at 7:30 p.m.

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Book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan
Music and Lyrics by Mel Brooks
Directed by Missy Koonce

It's alive! From the creators of the record-breaking Broadway sensation, The Producers, comes this electrifying new musical comedy monster that will leave you in stitches. The comedic genius, Mel Brooks, adapts his legendary funny film into a brilliant stage creation – Young Frankenstein! Grandson of the infamous Victor Frankenstein, Frederick Frankenstein inherits his family's estate in Transylvania. With the help of a hunchbacked sidekick and a leggy lab assistant, Frederick finds himself in the mad scientist shoes of his ancestors.

Rated PG-13

 

Related Events

Talkback with Roger Bart

Saturday, November 18 after the production of Young Frankenstein
Complimentary with your Young Frankenstein ticket purchase

Join Roger Bart, star of stage and screen, including the role of Dr. Frankenstein on Broadway, for an insider's perspective on The Mel Brooks Musical, Young Frankenstein.

Brunch with Roger Bart

Sunday, November 19 at 11:30 a.m. before the production of Young Frankenstein
In the MAC Room at The J (adjacent to the White Theatre)

Join Roger Bart for a one-of-a-kind brunch experience! Hear the actor's remarks on his acting career, including his role of Dr. Frankenstein on Broadway. The brunch will include an array kosher food and beverage options, plus mimosas.

Seating is limited - reserve your spot early!

Tickets: $55 per person for brunch AND the show following! Call the Box Office at (913) 327.8054 for tickets

About Roger Bart

ROGER BART’S tremendous presence extends to both the small and big screens, as well as to the stage.

He is perhaps best known for originating the role of ‘Carmen Ghia’ in Mel Brooks’ Broadway musical, The Producers, for which he received Tony and Drama Desk nominations.  He revised this memorable character for Universal’s theatrical adaptation of The Producers as well. 

Bart has worked extensively in television and currently recurs on a number of television series including the Netflix series, A Series of Unfortunate Events, the Epix series, Graves, the Netflix series, Grace and Frankie, as well as the Showtime series, Episodes. Other television credits include Revenge, Desperate Housewives and 30 Rock.

In 2016, Bart starred in the independent film Speech & Debate, which is a film adaptation of Stephen Karam’s acclaimed off-Broadway play.  Prior to that, he starred in Trumbo, directed by Jay Roach and starring Bryan Cranston (who was nominated for an Oscar) and John Goodman. 

Other film credits include Last Vegas (CBS Films), Law Abiding Citizen (Overture), Harold & Kumar 2 (New Line), The Producers (Universal), American Gangster (Universal) and The Stepford Wives (Paramount).  He also voiced the role of Young Hercules in Disney’s animated feature, Hercules.

In addition to his Tony Award and Drama Desk nominations for his role in The Producers, Bart also won the Tony Award and Drama Desk Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical as “Snoopy” in the revival of You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, directed by Michael Mayer. He also starred in the musical, Young Frankenstein, as the title character, Dr. Frederick Frankenstein.’ Based on the smash hit 1974 film, Young Frankenstein was the wickedly inspired re-imagining of the Mary Shelley classic from the comic genius of Mel Brooks. 

A native of New Jersey, Bart currently divides his time between New York and Los Angeles

 

Cast of Young Frankenstein

Frederick: Joell Ramsdell
Elizabeth: Stasha Case
Igor: Kipp Simmons
Inga: Ashton Botts
Frau Blucher: Annette Cook
The Monster: TBA
Kemp / Victor / Ensemble: Reed Uthe
Ziggy / Ensemble: Miles Worth
Hermit / Ensemble: Andrea Hoble
Ensemble: Matthew Koehler, Katherine Ruprecht, Tony Francisco, Rachel Reese

 

Questions? Comments? Contact the Box Office at (913) 327.8054 or via e-mail >

 
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