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Mel Brooks musical Young Frankenstein to open in UK

Mel Brooks
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Mel Brooks musical Young Frankenstein will receive its UK premiere at the Newcastle Theatre Royal next year, prior to a planned West End run.

The show, based on the film of the same name, the musical is co-written with Thomas Meehan and will be directed by Susan Stroman, who helmed his musical The Producers.

It will run at the Newcastle Theatre Royal from August 26 to September 9.

Young Frankenstein had a Broadway run between October 2007 and January 2009.

The show is produced by Brooks, Michael Harrison, Fiery Angel and Hani Farsi.

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