Young Frankenstein’s Rory Donovan as The Monster

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Gas South wraps up its 2011-2012 Broadway Series with The New Mel Brooks Musical – Young Frankenstein. You’ll have a monstrously good time at this spectacular production that will be performed Thursday, March 29 thru Sunday, April 1, 2012 at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre.

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? Unfolding in the forbidding Castle Frankenstein and the foggy moors of Transylvania Heights, the show’s raucous score includes “The Transylvania Mania,” “He Vas My Boyfriend” and the unforgettable treatment of Irving Berlin’s “Puttin’ On the Ritz.”

 

Performances of Young Frankenstein at the Cobb Energy Centre will be held Thursday, March 29 thru Sunday, April 1, 2012. The shows are scheduled for 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 29 thru Saturday, March 31 with 2:00 p.m. matinees on both Saturday, March 31 and Sunday, April 1. Tickets are affordably priced from $25.00 – $63.00 plus service charges and are available at the Centre’s Bank of North Georgia Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlet locations, Ticketmaster.com or via phone at 800-745-3000. The box office, located at 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30339, is open Monday thru Friday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 a.m. and Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., closed on Sundays. Group discounts for 15 or more are available by calling 770-916-2855. The venue is located at 2800 Galleria Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30339.

 

We had a chance to talk to Rory Donovan who plays The Monster, listen to him talk about the role he plays, his love for the musical and more!

[audio: RoryDonovanTBBInterview.mp3]

 

We have two tickets for opening night!!! If you want them email us at atlanta@thebackstagebeat.com… winner will be chosen randomly Wednesday March 28th.

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