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.

  • ELIZABETH: Krystal Moya
  • INGA: Mallory Sellers
  • THE MONSTER: James Castree
  • FRAU BLUCHER: Jenny Lamberson
  • IGOR: Autumn Ellis
  • HERMIT: David Heckman
  • DETECTIVE KEMP: Evan Seggebruch
Thom Billam, Matt Christman, Zoe Dunn, Maya Hammond, Schuyler Harris, Whitney Havice, Vilma Howard, Erin Kaufman, HeatherAnn Layman, Emma Loewenstein, Quinton Metcalf, Lizz Morris, Remy Saymiknha
Kira Brinkley, Parker Evans, Alison Johnson, Jack Knittle, Jaclyn Loewenstein, Philip Meadows, Jordan Needham, Gabrielle Smith, Marc Wilson

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.