"The New Mel Brooks Musical: Young Frankenstein," written by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan, comes to the Harold and Jean Miner Theatre at Parkland College April 4–21.
Welcome to Transylvania! With music and lyrics by Mel Brooks, this 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.
Chelsea Collier Zych directs a cast that includes Bradyn Wambach, Krystal Moya, Mallory Sellers, James Castree, Jenny Lamberson, Autumn Ellis, David Heckman, and Evan Seggebruch.
The Parkland Theatre will be holding a talkback immediately following the Thursday, April 4, show. Zych, as well as members of the cast and crew, will be on hand to discuss the show and answer audience questions.
Performances take place in the Harold and Jean Miner Theatre April 4, 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, and 20 at 7:30 p.m. and April 14 and 21 at 3 p.m.
Ticket prices are: Adult $16, Student/Senior $14, Youth $10, and Group (20 or more) $12. Opening night is half-price night.
This show is recommended for mature audiences due to graphic language and sexual content.
To make reservations, visit www.parkland.edu/theatre or call the show hotline at 217/351-2528.