Broadway's Young Frankenstein at the Kennedy Center
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Shakespeare saved his best for last: his final play, The Tempest, is his most magical and engrossing tale. It follows the adventures of Prospero, an exiled duke who lives as the master of an enchanted isle abounding with fantastical creatures, mystery, music and romance. When a shipwreck delivers Prospero's enemies to the island, the plot thickens as his beloved daughter falls for one of the castaways. Bring a lawn chair and a picnic basket and enjoy this outdoor production from the Olney Theatre Center at the Root Family Stage. In celebration of the 65th anniversary of the National Players -- OTC's touring company of young professional actors -- celebrated National Player "veterans" will compose half the cast while current company members will take the younger roles. See event description for more details. Learn More
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We were really looking forward to this event and we were not disappointed at all! The stage backdrops were so professional and impressive. The cast was wonderful, the women were beautiful and the singing was terrific! Roger Bart was fabulous and what a treat seeing him in person after watching him on Desperate Housewives. Once again, thank you so much for a great time Goldstar.
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Having enjoyed the Producers as a straight movie, a movie musical and the stage production in the West End, I was really looking forwarded to this evening. BUT, it just doesn't make it. The humor, of which there is a fair amount, is all but...continued
The classic Mel Brooks movie Young Frankenstein is ALIVE in a spectacular new musical production direct from Broadway. The Tony-winning trio behind The Producers teams up for this wickedly inspired re-imagining of the Frankenstein legend. You’ll have a monstrously good time at this spectacular new production, the winner of the 2008 Outer Critics Circle Award and the Broadway.com Audience Award for Best Musical.
Don’t miss the sensational cast delivering all your favorite moments from the classic film like “Puttin’ on the Ritz,” plus brand-new show-stopping numbers written for the stage, including “Transylvania Mania” and “He Vas My Boyfriend.”
Tony Award winners Roger Bart and Shuler Hensley are reprising their original Broadway roles of Dr. Frederick Frankenstein and The Monster. Bart and Hensley are joined by Cory English (Igor), Tony Award nominee Brad Oscar (Inspector Kemp/Blind Hermit), Beth Curry (Elizabeth), Joanna Glushak (Frau Blucher), and Anne Horak (Inga).
The company also includes: Preston Truman Boyd, Stephen Carrasco, Jennifer Lee Crowl, James Gray, Shauna Hoskin, Matthew Brandon Hutchens, Kristin Marie Johnson, Sara Lin Johnson, Melina Kalomas, Amanda Kloots-Larsen, Brittany Marcin, Christopher Ryan, Lara Seibert, Geo Serry, Jennifer Smith, Matthew Vargo, and Erick Walck.
This wickedly inspired re-imagining of the Frankenstein legend follows bright young Dr. Frankenstein (that’s Fronkensteen) as he attempts to create a monster—but not without scary and hilarious complications. The brains behind the laughter is mad genius and three-time Tony winner Mel Brooks himself, who wrote the music and lyrics and co-wrote the book. Again joining forces with his record-breaking team from The Producers — five-time Tony-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman and three-time Tony-winning writer Thomas Meehan — Brooks has charged up his hilarious Young Frankenstein with new life.
About the Ticket Supplier: The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, located on 17 acres overlooking the Potomac River in Washington, D.C., is America’s living memorial to President Kennedy as well as the nation’s busiest arts facility, presenting more than 2,000 performances each year. The Center is home to seven theaters: the Concert Hall, the Opera House, the Eisenhower Theater, the Family Theater, the Terrace Theater, the Theater Lab, and the Terrace Gallery. In addition, as part of the Kennedy Center’s Performing Arts for Everyone outreach program, free performances take place each evening at 6 p.m. on the Millennium Stage. In addition to offering annual series of the National Symphony Orchestra, Washington National Opera, theater, ballet, dance, chamber music, jazz, and performances for young audiences, the Kennedy Center presents festivals celebrating the arts and culture of countries and regions around the world.