Connecticut Theatre Company Presents Young Frankenstein
The hilarious musical comedy based on the classic Mel Brooks’ Film Young Frankenstein opens on Friday, Oct. 2nd at the Repertory Theatre in New Britain, home of Connecticut Theatre Company. Young Frankenstein tells the story of Dr. Frederick Frankenstein, who inherits his infamous grandfather’s estate in Transylvania. Soon after his arrival, he begins to recreate his grandfather’s experiments with the help of his assistants, Igor and Inga and the stern Frau Blucher. After creating his own monster, complications arrive in the form of his madcap fiancee, Elizabeth.
Young Frankenstein stars 22 local actors and actresses from Central Connecticut, including Tullio Milani (Northford), Johanna Regan (Killingworth), David Nunner (Naugatuck), Tiffany Vinters (Bloomfield), Johnny Revicki (Manchester) and Erin Campbell (New Britain). Co-directed by Susan Smith Thom (Middletown) and Duane Campbell (New Britain), this musical comedy stays true to the classic film, while offering some surprises for newcomers to the story.
Just in time for fall, the show runs from Oct. 2nd – Oct/ 18th at The Repertory Theatre in New Britain (23 Norden Street). Tickets are general admission and are $25 for adults and $23 for seniors. Shows are Friday and Saturdays at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets can be purchased in advance at www.connecticuttheatrecompany.org or bought at the door the night of the performance.