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Sally Struthers to Star in Newly-Revised, London Version of MEL BROOKS’ YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN at La Mirada Theatre

Sally Struthers to Star in Newly-Revised, London Version of MEL BROOKS’ YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN at La Mirada Theatre

La Mirada Theatre for the Undertaking Arts & McCoy Rigby Entertainment will present the monstrously hilarious to start with clearly show of their 2022-2023 year, Sally Struthers starring as “Frau Blücher” in the Southern California premiere of the recently-revised, London variation of Mel Brooks’ Youthful FRANKENSTEIN, book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan, new music and lyrics by Mel Brooks, authentic direction and choreography by Susan Stroman, choreography by James Gray, musical course and conducted by Benet Braun and directed by Jeff Whiting.

Mel Brooks’ Young FRANKENSTEIN will preview on Friday, September 16 at 8 pm & Saturday, September 17 at 2 pm (with a press opening on Saturday, September 17 at 8 pm) and will run by Sunday, Oct 9, 2022 at La Mirada Theatre for the Accomplishing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd in La Mirada.

From the creators of the report-breaking Broadway feeling The Producers, they provide you legendary actress Sally Struthers (“All In The Family members,” “Gilmore Women”) starring as “Frau Blücher” in this electrifying musical stage adaptation of Mel Brooks’ brilliantly funny movie that will depart you in stitches! Frederick Frankenstein, grandson of the infamous inventor Doctor Frankenstein, reluctantly inherits the loved ones estate in Transylvania. With the help of a hunchbacked sidekick named Igor and lab assistant Inga, Frederick finds himself adhering to in the mad-scientist tradition of his ancestor, producing a monster for this century. When the monster escapes, hilarity abounds. You should notice: Incorporates experienced humor, adult language, sexual innuendo and scenarios.

ABOUT THE Inventive Staff

Jeff Whiting (Director) is a director and choreographer with get the job done on Broadway, tv, unique gatherings and concerts all over the globe. Broadway (Associate): Bullets Around Broadway, The Scottsboro Boys, Hair, Younger Frankenstein, Big Fish. Upcoming: Love Affair, Mad For You, Marie: Dancing Nevertheless, In The Light, Loch Lomond, The Imaginary, Tribu, Cookies, Invincible, Joan Crawford in Flesh and Blood. Countrywide Excursions: Bullets Around Broadway, Hairspray, The Producers, Younger Frankenstein, The Rockin’ Street to Dublin, Louis and Ella. Off-Broadway and Many others: Hairspray (NSMT), the earth premiere of Fly Much more Than You Drop, The Lost Colony(Waterside), Cookies (NYMF), Solitary Extensive (NYMF), the globe premiere of Chasing Rainbows, Gypsy (Funds). Exclusive Functions/Concerts: James Taylor Dwell at Carnegie Corridor with Bette Midler, Sting, Tony Bennett, The New Victory Arts Awards with Sarah Jessica Parker, John Lithgow, Disney’s Magical Times (Brazil). Business enterprise: Jeff is the creator and founder of Stage Write Computer software, the standard system for documenting choreography, the Founding Inventive Director of The Open up Jar Institute, a premiere music theatre training application, and President of Open Jar Studios, and was showcased in a TED Chat sharing his philosophy on “Open Jar Imagining”.

James Gray (Choreographer) not too long ago directed and choreographed The Complete Monty, choreographed the musical Annie starring Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba, and Oliver! at the Goodspeed Opera Dwelling. He choreographed the opening quantity for New York Metropolis Ballet’s principal dancer Tiler Peck and Nev Schulman (“Catfish,” DWTS finalist) at Lincoln Heart. He also directed and choreographed Peg O’ My Coronary heart the Musical at the June Havoc Theatre, NYC (Most effective Musical Award). James staged the Emmy Award Winning Television Particular, “Mel Brooks – The AFI Lifetime Achievement Award,” and choreographed the movie Humor Me starring Eliot Gould. Broadway: The Producers, Younger Frankenstein, A Xmas Story: the Musical, Bullets About Broadway and Prince of Broadway, with Hal Prince.

Benet Braun (Musical Director/Conductor) is a songs director, pianist, composer, and songwriter. He has worked on Broadway nationwide tours (Cabaret, Waitress, How The Grinch Stole Christmas), regionally at theaters these types of as the Sacramento Audio Circus, Tuacahn Centre for the Arts, Musical Theater West, 3-D Theatricals, McCoy Rigby Amusement, and Capitol Repertory Theater, and is the music director for the Groundlings Theater and University in Hollywood. He is also the audio director for Broadway at the Bourbon Room and the Ambush Cabaret. Benet gained his MFA in Songs Course from UC Irvine.

The Design Crew for Mel Brooks’ Younger FRANKENSTEIN is as follows: Set Design and style is centered on Unique Scenic Design and style by Robin Wagner Lighting Structure by Jared A. Sayeg Sound Style by Philip G. Allen Costume Layout by Erika Senase and Maggie Hofmann Costume Coordinator Donna McNaughton Hair/Wig Style by Kaitlin Yagen Attributes Coordinator Kevin Williams. The Casting Director is Lindsay Brooks. The Generation Stage Supervisor is John W. Calder, III.

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Mel Brooks’ Youthful FRANKENSTEIN will preview on Friday, September 16 at 8 pm & Saturday, September 17 at 2 pm (with a press opening on Saturday, September 17 at 8 pm) and will run via Sunday, Oct 9, 2022 at La Mirada Theatre for the Executing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd in La Mirada.

Performances are Thursdays at 7:30 pm Fridays at 8 pm Saturdays at 2 pm & 8 pm and Sundays at 1:30 pm & 6:30 pm.

There will be an Open up-Captioned general performance on Saturday, Oct 1 at 2 pm. Talkbacks with the cast and creative team will be on Thursday, September 22 at 7:30 pm and Thursday, October 6 at 7:30 pm.

Tickets variety from $19 – $85 (price ranges subject matter to change) and can be procured at La Mirada Theatre’s site, www.lamiradatheatre.com or by contacting the La Mirada Theatre Box Business at (562) 944-9801 or (714) 994-6310. Group reductions are available. $14 College student Tickets are readily available. Young children underneath 3 will not be admitted into the theatre.

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE Executing ARTS is situated at 14900 La Mirada Boulevard in La Mirada, around the intersection of Rosecrans Avenue the place the 91 and 5 freeways meet. Parking is free of charge.

The Tony-nominated LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE Executing ARTS has been hailed by the Los Angeles Instances as “a single of the most effective Broadway-design homes in Southern California.” This stunning state-of-the-art theatre has been presenting high quality productions since 1977. The theatre has made quite a few countrywide excursions and is the receiver of many accolades, including Tony, Emmy, and Ovation Award nominations and the L.A. Phase Alliance OVATION AWARD for “Greatest Year of the 12 months.” The theatre is found at 14900 La Mirada Boulevard in La Mirada, California, close to the intersection of Rosecrans Avenue. Parking is theatre-adjacent and totally free. For even more information connect with (562) 944-9801 or take a look at www.LaMiradaTheatre.com.

Celebrating its 29th Anniversary season at La Mirada Theatre for the Doing Arts, McCOY RIGBY Entertainment (MRE), is a single of the world’s leading theatrical output companies and carries on to be grateful to share a wildly productive collaboration with the Metropolis of La Mirada. Headed by Government Producers Tom McCoy and Cathy Rigby, MRE has developed in excess of 1 hundred musicals, performs, and concerts showcasing some of the major stars in the market currently and garnering a lot of Emmy Awards, Tony nominations, and LA Ovation Awards.

In addition, MRE has introduced numerous Emmy Award-winning and Tony Award-nominated Broadway, international, and countrywide touring productions which includes: ASIA- Dreamgirls (Japan), Miss out on Saigon (China), Peter Pan (China), SAUDI ARABIA – Peter Pan (this was the to start with Broadway Musical to ever participate in in Saudi Arabia), United states of america- Seussical the Musical, and Annie Get Your Gun, starring Cathy Rigby Jesus Christ Celebrity starring Carl Anderson and Sebastian Bach, Camelot starring Michael York and Lou Diamond Phillips, Content Days created by Gary Marshall and Paul Williams BROADWAY – ?Frank Wildhorn’s Jekyll and Hyde starring Grammy Award nominee Deborah Cox and American Idol and Tony Award nominee ?Constantine Maroulis, and The Tiny Mermaid, the Musical. Peter Pan starring Cathy Rigby has manufactured four stops on Broadway and acquired four Tony Award nominations like Ideal Revival of a Musical and Ideal Actress in a Musical. The A&E Television community premiere of “Peter Pan”gained a person Emmy Award and 4 Emmy Award nominations. La Mirada Theatre productions of A Evening with Janis Joplin starring Mary Bridget Davies and Peter Pan starring Cathy Rigby are now streaming on Broadway Hd.