Posts Tagged ‘Mel Brooks’

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN

Inspired casting choices and Broadway-caliber production values make the latest from 3-D Theatricals the all-around best of the six Young Frankenstein’s I’ve seen in the seven years since its National Tour arrived first brought Transylvania to L.A.
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YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN

Palos Verdes Performing Arts opens its 2016-17 season with its splendid big-stage production of Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein, a tunefuly, double entendre-packed, laugh-filled treat for Brooks fans and classic horror buffs alike.
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THE PRODUCERS

Candlelight Pavilion Dinner Pavilion undertakes one of its biggest and most ambitious musicals to date, Mel Brooks’ multiple Tony-winning The Producers, and the result is another Candlelight crowd-pleaser filled with laughter, music, and dancing galore.
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YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN

Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center proves that you don’t need a Broadway budget to give audiences their money’s worth, not with a show as crowd-pleasing as Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein (one of the few musicals you can feel safe in inviting even your most Broadway-musical-phobic friends to for a monstrous good time), and not with performers as multi-talented as this production’s seven leads.

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THE PRODUCERS


A stupendous cast and a topnotch directorial/choreographic team recreating the Tony-winning work of Broadway superstar Susan Stroman have come up with an all-around splendid revival of the megasmash hit musical The Producers, once again providing proof positive that a 3-D Theatricals production is the next-best-thing to Broadway—and a heck of a lot more convenient.
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YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN


Musical Theatre West opens its 61st consecutive season with a sensational remounting of Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein, one of the few musicals you can feel safe in inviting even your most Broadway-musical-phobic friends to for a monstrous good time.
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THE PRODUCERS


The Norris Center For The Arts undertakes its most ambitious musical to date, a near Broadway-scale production of Mel Brooks’ multiple Tony-winning The Producers which, despite some technical elements still rough around the edges on opening night, makes for a bona fide crowd-pleaser sparked by one standout performance after another.
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YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN


New York has met its match as Moonlight Stage Productions lives up to its catchphrase “Broadway’s Best Under The Stars”—and then some—with an all-around sensational production of Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein that gives SoCal audiences an open-air Broadway experience without the cramped seating, astronomical ticket prices, and hoity-toity attitude you might get on The Great White Way.
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