The New Mel Brooks Musical: Young Frankenstein

Book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan
Music and Lyrics by Mel Brooks
Directed by Chelsea Collier Zych


Welcome to Transylvania! A hilarious musical adaptation of the beloved Mel Brooks movie, Young Frankenstein is the story of Frederick Frankenstein, grandson of the infamous mad scientist. When Frederick inherits his grandfather’s castle- complete with mysterious passages and secret labs- he decides to follow in his grandfather’s footsteps by bringing the dead back to life.

Venue: Harold and Jean Miner Theatre

7:30pm Performances

  • Thursday, April  4
    Talkback immediately following the show. Director, Chelsea Collier Zych, the cast and crew discuss the show and answer audience questions.
  • Friday, April  5
  • Saturday, April  6
  • Friday, April  12
  • Saturday, April 13
  • Friday, April  19
  • Saturday, April  20

3pm Performance:

  • Sunday, April  14
  • Sunday, April 21
Tickets:  Adult $16  |  Student/Senior $14  | Youth $10  |  Group (20 or more) $12  |  Opening night is half-price night  |  Season tickets available
To request accessibility-related accomodations, please contact the Accessibility Services at 217/353-2338, or email Please submit all requests two weeks in advance of your participation or visit.