ABC announced today for their next live musical event, they will team up with the legendary Mel Brooks for YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN LIVE. The event special will air sometime in the Fall. Get more details of this live musical event below.
From The Press Release
ABC JOINS FORCES WITH CELEBRATED EGOT WINNER MEL BROOKS FOR LATEST LIVE MUSICAL EVENT, “YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN LIVE!”
ABC today announced that the network will debut its latest live musical event this fall with “Young Frankenstein Live!” (working title), produced by the legendary director, writer, actor, comedian, producer and composer, Mel Brooks. The announcement comes on the heels of the network’s most recent hit musical spectacular, “The Wonderful World of Disney presents The Little Mermaid Live!,” which marked the most-watched made-for-TV musical on any network in nearly four years and ranked as the week’s No. 1 entertainment show.
Based on the Broadway stage version of “Young Frankenstein,” “Young Frankenstein Live!” will follow Mel Brooks’ and Gene Wilder’s comedic reimagining of the Mary Shelley classic novel. The live production will feature music from the stage adaptation, originally composed by Brooks. An airdate and cast announcement will be made at a later date.
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