Licensing Company: MTI
It’s alive! The electrifying adaptation of Mel Brooks’ monstrously funny film will leave you in stitches.
This version is based on the Original 2007 Broadway Production.
This show is designed to be stick conducted at the podium. The orchestration calls for 2 keyboards both of which are heavily programmed.
Keyboard 1 is the primary piano book but most of the time, the programming calls for other instruments to augment the live musicians. These sounds include Strings, Harp, Accordion, Organ, Orchestral Woodwinds and Brass, Mallet Percussion, and even a Theremin patch which is everyone’s favorite. This is a challenging book and will require a strong player to navigate the book and the over 160 patch changes in the programming.
Keyboard 2 has approximately 60 different patches and a whopping 430 patch changes. Navigating this book is not for the faint-hearted and will require someone with experience playing heavily programmed shows. Some of the patches in this book are Strings, Brass, Organ, Mallet Percussion, Harp, Celeste, Synth Pads, and more Theremin.
ORIGINAL KEYBOARD PROGRAMMER
Keyboard Programming by: Randy Cohen/Cohen Keyboards, LLC
ORIGINAL MUSIC TEAM
Book by: Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan
Music & Lyrics by: Mel Brooks
Musical Director: Patrick S. Brady
Vocal arrangements by: Patrick S. Brady
Music orchestrated by: Doug Besterman
Music arranged by: Glen Kelly
Based on the story and screenplay by: Gene Wilder and Mel Brooks
Based on the original motion picture by special arrangement with 20th Century Fox
Featuring “Puttin’ On The Ritz” by: Irving Berlin
Additional Orchestrations: Michael Starobin
Musical Supervisor: Glen Kelly
Conducted by: Patrick S. Brady
Associate Conductor: Gregory J. Dlugos
Assistant Conductor: David Gursky;
Keyboard 1: Gregory J. Dlugos
Keyboard 2: David Gursky
Keyboard 3: Patrick S. Brady
Reed 1 (Flute/Piccolo/Clarinet/Alto saxophone/Alto flute): Vincent DellaRocca
Reed 2 (Flute/Clarinet/Bass clarinet/Tenor sax/Eb Clarinet): Steven J. Greenfield
Reed 3 (Oboe/English horn/Clarinet/Tenor & Soprano sax): Charles Pillow
Reed 4 (Bassoon/ Clarinet/ Contrabass clarinet/Bari sax/Flute): Frank Santagata
Trumpet: Don Downs, Glenn Drewes and Scott Harrell
Tenor Trombone: Tim Sessions
Bass Trombone: Mike Christianson
French Horn: Patrick Pridemore and Judy Yin-Chi Lee
Concert Master: Rick Dolan
Violin: Rick Dolan, Ashley D. Horne and Helen Kim
Viola: Maxine Roach and Debra Shufelt-Dine
Cello: Laura Bontrager and Chungsun Kim
String Bass: Bob Renino
Drums/Percussion: Perry Cavari
Percussion/Mallets/Timpani: Charles Descarfino
Musical Coordinator: John Miller
From the creators of the record-breaking Broadway sensation, The Producers, comes this monster new musical comedy. The comedy genius, Mel Brooks, adapts his legendarily funny film into a brilliant stage creation – Young Frankenstein!
Grandson of the infamous Victor Frankenstein, Frederick Frankenstein (pronounced “Fronk-en-steen”) inherits his family’s estate in Transylvania. With the help of a hunchbacked sidekick, Igor (pronounced “Eye-gore”), and a leggy lab assistant, Inga (pronounced normally), Frederick finds himself in the mad scientist shoes of his ancestors. “It’s alive!” he exclaims as he brings to life a creature to rival his grandfather’s. Eventually, of course, the monster escapes and hilarity continuously abounds.
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