Photo Coverage: 'Young Frankenstein' Opening Night Arrivals

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The official opening night of Young Frankenstein was a star-studded event, November 8 at the Hilton Theatre (213 W 42nd St). 

The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein stars Roger Bart (Dr. Frankenstein), Megan Mullally (Elizabeth) , Sutton Foster (Inga), Shuler Hensley (The Monster), Andrea Martin (Frau Blucher), Fred Applegate (Inspector Kemp/Hermit) and Christopher Fitzgerald (Igor). The company of 27 includes: Heather Ayers, Jim Borstelmann, Paul Castree, Jennifer Lee Crowl, Jack Doyle, James Gray, Amy Heggins, Eric Jackson, Kristin Marie Johnson, Renee Feder, Kevin Ligon, Matthew Labanca, Barrett Martin, Linda Mugleston, ChrisTina Marie Norrup, Justin Patterson, Brian Shepard, Sarrah Strimel, Craig Waletzko, and Courtney Young.

Young Frankenstein features a book by three-time Tony Award winner Mel Brooks and three-time Tony Award winner Thomas Meehan and music and lyrics by Brooks. Young Frankenstein is directed and choreographed by five-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman . Musical supervision is by Glen Kelly.

"Based on the Oscar-nominated smash hit 1974 film, Young Frankenstein is the wickedly inspired re-imagining of the Mary Shelley classic from the comic genius of Mel Brooks.  When Frederick Frankenstein, an esteemed New York brain surgeon and professor, inherits a castle and laboratory in Transylvania from his grandfather, deranged genius Victor Von Frankenstein, he faces a dilemma.  Does he continue to run from his family's tortured past or does he stay in Transylvania to carry on his grandfather's mad experiments reanimating the dead  and, in the process,  fall in love with his sexy lab assistant Inga?" describe press notes.

For tickets and show details visit www.youngfrankensteinthemusical.com.

Photos by Ben Strothmann


Billy Crystal


Lauren Graham


Lauren Graham


Lauren Graham


Susan Graham


Susan Graham


Lindsay Sloane


Lindsay Sloane


Lindsay Sloane


Lindsay Sloane


Parker Posey


Parker Posey


David Hasselhoff and Parker Posey


Parker Posey and David Hasselhoff with Michelle Lilley


Parker Posey and David Hasselhoff with Michelle Lilley


David Hasselhoff and Michelle Lilley


David Hasselhoff and Michelle Lilley


David Hasselhoff


Nancy Dolman and Martin Short


Nancy Dolman and Martin Short


Martin Short


Martin Short


Martin Short


Martin Short


Goldie Hawn and Martin Short


Goldie Hawn


Goldie Hawn and Martin Short


Goldie Hawn and Martin Short


Nancy Dolman, Goldie Hawn and Martin Short


Nancy Dolman, Goldie Hawn and Martin Short


Andrea Joyce and Harry Smith


Joan Rivers


Joan Rivers


Joan Rivers


Scott Whitman and Marc Shaiman


Mike Nichols and Natalie Portman


Rosie O'Donnell


Rosie O'Donnell


Tommy Tune, Cindy Adams and Liz Smith


Mel Brooks


Mel Brooks


Susan Stroman


Susan Stroman


Susan Stroman


Andrea Joyce and Harry Smith


Walter and Betsy Cronkite


Walter and Betsy Cronkite


Bob and Laura Sillerman


Georgina and Harvey Weinstein


Georgina Weinstein


Georgina Weinstein


Elaine Stritch


Victoria Clark and Ted Sperling


Victoria Clark and Ted Sperling


Victoria Clark and Ted Sperling


Joy Behar and Eve Behar


Brad Oscar and Diego Prieto

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Ben Strothmann Ben Strothmann has been a portrait and theatrical photographer since 1995. Since building his first darkroom in his hometown of Milwaukee WI, his portrait studio now looks out over Manhattan where he shoots headshots and production photos. Born to a famous cheesecake lady (Suzy Strothmann of Suzy's Cream Cheesecakes), Ben is also an actor and pianist. Currently he lives in Astoria and studies guitar and Icelandic. Ben is also a volunteer for The Heart Gallery (heartgallerynyc.org) and helps NYC foster children find permanent, loving families. Ben is proud to be a part of the world famous singing waitstaff at Ellen's Stardust Diner. See www.benstrothmann.com for more info.


 
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