Ages: 11+
Opened: January 4, 1981
Closing: January 04, 1981

Frankenstein - 1981 - Broadway History , Info & More

Palace Theatre (Broadway)
1564 Broadway New York, NY

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Sheryl Lee Ralph Joins Bette Midler & Megan Mullally in THE FABULOUS FOUR Film
by Michael Major - Oct 25, 2023

Sheryl Lee Ralph has rounded out the cast of The Fabulous Four, a new comedy starring Bette Midler, Megan Mullally, and Susan Sarandon. The Abbott Elementary star has taken over a role that was originally going to be played by Sissy Spacek, who had to drop out of the film due to scheduling conflicts.

Find Out What Halloween Horror Is Coming to Peacock This October
by Michael Major - Sep 18, 2023

No tricks, just treats. With over 500 titles to explore, Peacock has something to get everyone in the Halloween spirit. Please see below for new and recently added titles as well as a scary line-up of seasonal content. Check out what TV episodes, movies, documentaries, specials and more you can stream on Peacock this October!

James Monroe Iglehart, Michael Urie, Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer Will Lead SPAMALOT; Ethan Slater & Christopher Fitzgerald Join Cast
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 9, 2023

The court of the St. James Theatre has assembled! The Tony Award-winning Best Musical comedy Monty Python’s SPAMALOT has just announced its cast and we have the full list!

Gulbenkian Arts Centre in Canterbury Reveals 2023-24 Programme
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2023

Artistic Director David Sefton has announced the 2023-24 programme for the Gulbenkian Arts Centre in Canterbury.

Theatre By The Sea to Host 90th Anniversary BIG BARN BASH
by Blair Ingenthron - Jul 13, 2023

In celebration of 90 years of Theatre By The Sea, owner and producer Bill Hanney have announced a Big Barn Bash featuring TBTS alumni, which will take place at the historic barn theatre on Monday, August 21, 2023.

New FRANKENSTEIN Movie Musical Coincides with Bicentennial of 'Presumption'
by Michael Major - Jul 6, 2023

The cast is led by Daniel Robert Burns (Victor Frankenstein), Marc Christopher (Creature), Grace Hwoang (Elizabeth Lavenza), Tim Bacskai (Henry Clerval), Ren King (Innkeeper), Jay Lucas Chacon (Innkeeper), Daryl Glenn (Victor's Father) and Lauren Coccaro (Justine), with Julie McNamara, Isaiah Delgado, Rebecca Ponticello and Melissa Cathcart.

Who Will Win at the 2023 Tony Awards?
by Team BWW - Jun 9, 2023

Which Best Musical and Best Play nominees will take home the ultimate prize at the 2023 Tony Awards? We're breaking it down.

World Premiere of Juliette Dunn's THE PUZZLE Extended at Hedgerow Theatre Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2023

Hedgerow Theatre announced both a one-week extension and a virtual streaming option of the company's Barrymore Recommended world premiere production of The Puzzle by Juliette Dunn.

Tickets on Sale For the League of Professional Theatre Women's Theatre Women Awards
by Stephi Wild - Feb 16, 2023

 The League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW) will present its annual Theatre Women Awards on March 27th from 1 to 3 p.m., at The Green Fig Restaurant, Yotel Hotel, 570 10th Ave, New York, NY 10036.

Video: Full Cast and Creative Team Announced for NEW YORK, NEW YORK; Plus Watch a New Trailer!
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 1, 2023

The full cast and creative team has been announced for the brand new Kander & Ebb musical, NEW YORK, NEW YORK. Plus, check out a new trailer of the cast in action!

Graham Phillips & Krystina Alabado to Star in SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE at Pasadena Playhouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 12, 2023

Pasadena Playhouse has announced the cast for Sunday in the Park with George, the first production of the theater’s six-month-long celebration of Stephen Sondheim. See performances dates and how to purchase tickets!

Kander & Ebb's NEW YORK, NEW YORK Will Open On Broadway This Spring
by Team BWW - Oct 26, 2022

Producers Sonia Friedman and Tom Kirdahy have announced that the brand new Kander & Ebb musical, NEW YORK, NEW YORK, will begin performances on Broadway Friday, March 24, 2023 and officially open Wednesday, April 26, 2023 at Broadway’s St. James Theatre.

City Lit Theater Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring Two World Premieres
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 22, 2022

City Lit Theater announced its lineup for the 2022-23 season. The season will begin in October with the world premiere of THE MARK OF KANE, by Mark Pracht, and conclude in late spring with the world premiere of Kingsley Day and Philip LaZebnik’s musical AZTEC HUMAN SACRIFICE.

Who Will Win at the 2022 Tony Awards?
by Team BWW - Jun 11, 2022

Which Best Musical and Best Play nominees will win a Tony Award? BroadwayWorld has rounded up the winners of the Tony Awards, the Drama Desk Awards, the Drama League Awards and the Outer Critics Circle Awards for the last fifty years to compare winners year by year.

Found Stages and Hush Harbor Lab Present CASSIE'S BALLAD By Addae Moon
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 25, 2022

Found Stages, in partnership with Hush Harbor Lab, presents the world premiere production of Cassie's Ballad, written by Addae Moon and directed by Lydia Fort, at the West Atlanta Watershed Alliance (WAWA).

Meet the Cast of FUNNY GIRL on Broadway
by Stephi Wild - Mar 26, 2022

The highly anticipated Broadway revival of Funny Girl is beginning performances tonight, March 26, at the August Wilson Theatre, ahead of an official opening on April 24. Meet the cast bringing this iconic show back to the stage!

Guthrie Theater Announces Casting for THE TEMPEST, Directed By Joe Dowling
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 8, 2022

The Guthrie Theater today announced casting for William Shakespeare’s The Tempest, directed by former Artistic Director Joe Dowling, who returns to direct at the Guthrie for the first time since his tenure with the organization ended in 2015.

Review Roundup: ASSASSINS Opens Off-Broadway at Classic Stage Company; Read the Reviews!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 15, 2021

Classic Stage Company's production of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's Assassins, directed by CSC's Tony Award-winning artistic director, John Doyle, officially opened on November 14. Read the reviews!

'Halloweek' Halloween Festival At Park Theatre Begins October 26
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 20, 2021

A little town in southern New Hampshire is going full scary this Halloween. In addition to their annual Scarecrows on the Common, the new Park Theatre is presenting a festival of horror movies, plus spooky events and their 2nd annual Halloween costume contest. Halloweek Fest runs from October 26 to October 31.

Mel Brooks to Write & Executive Produce HISTORY OF THE WORLD PART II Variety Series for Hulu
by Michael Major - Oct 18, 2021

A sequel to the original 1981 film, the second installation will also include Brooks will be joined by Nick Kroll, Wanda Sykes, Ike Barinholtz, David Stassen and Kevin Salter as writers.

Where Can You Stream Your Favorite Halloween Movies in 2020?
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 23, 2020

Have you been wondering how you’re going to celebrate Halloween at home this year?

by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 1, 2020

Get ready for spooky season with HBO Max! Today, the streamer launched “Halloween is Here,” a spotlight page bringing together all your favorite spooky, scary, chilling and thrilling Halloween films and series for easy streaming.

See October Highlights from HBO Max
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 24, 2020

Start sweater weather season off right with exciting new original series and A-list blockbuster movies coming this October to HBO Max.

Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds Adds Two More Shows to Their AT HOME WITH... Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 20, 2020

Tonight, Thursday 20th August, sees the very first Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds brand-new online series, At Home With... in partnership with Theatre Tokens and sponsored by Theatre Royal Autumn Season Sponsor, Churchgates. The event, hosted on Zoom, will see celebrity pairings in conversation with each other from their own homes.

Manoa Valley Theatre Features Loretta Ables Sayre and Jody Bill On This Week's MVT LIVE
by Stephi Wild - Jun 24, 2020

This week's episode of Manoa Valley Theatre's new live streaming video series called MVT Live, features two heavy hitters in the entertainment world.


Frankenstein has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 1981 and West End which opened in 2019.
Frankenstein has been nominated for several awards. It received nominations for Outstanding Lighting Design at the Drama Desk Awards for Jules Fisher and Robby Monk. Additionally, it was nominated for Outstanding Set Design at the Drama Desk Awards for Douglas Schmidt.
Frankenstein has won several awards for its outstanding design elements. Jules Fisher and Robby Monk received the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Lighting Design. Additionally, Douglas Schmidt was honored with the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Set Design. These accolades recognize the exceptional work done by the respective designers in bringing the production to life on the Broadway stage.



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