A list of markets and dates for the upcoming national tour of Young Frankenstein, the Mel Brooks-Thomas musical comedy, has been revealed.
The following schedule reflects markets that have been announced by local presenters. More dates and cities may be announced. Susan Stroman directs and choreographs the show, inspired by the film comedy by Mel Brooks and Gene Wilder, who were poking black and white horror films in the eye. No cast has been announced for the tour.
The musical has music and lyrics by Brooks and a libretto by Brooks and Meehan. The creative team of the smash The Producers reunited for Young Frankenstein, which ran at Broadway's Hilton Theatre Oct. 11, 2007-Jan. 4, 2009. It played 485 performances.
The national touring production will launch Sept. 29-Oct. 4 in Providence, RI, at Providence Performing Arts Center.
The tour will also play:
Hartford - The Bushnell Oct. 6–11
Cleveland - Palace Theatre Oct. 13-25
Columbus - Ohio Theatre Oct. 27-Nov. 1
Chicago - Cadillac Palace Theatre Nov. 3–Dec. 13
Washington, DC - Opera House Dec. 15–Jan. 10, 2010
Baltimore - Hippodrome Theatre Jan. 12–24, 2010
Atlanta - The Fabulous Fox Theatre Jan. 26-31, 2010
East Lansing, MI - Wharton Center Feb. 2–7, 2010
Minneapolis - Orpheum Theatre Feb. 9-14, 2010
Kansas City, MO - Music Hall Feb. 16-21, 2010
Detroit - Detroit Opera House Feb. 23–March 14, 2010
Toronto - Canon Theatre March 16-April 18, 2010
Pittsburgh - Benedum Center May 4-9, 2010
St. Louis - Fox Theatre May 11-23, 2010
Houston - Hobby Center May 25-June 6, 2010
San Antonio - Majestic Theatre June 8–13, 2010
Los Angeles - Pantages Theatre July 27–Aug. 15, 2010
Costa Mesa, CA - Orange County Performing Arts Center Sept. 7-19, 2010