- APRIL 13, 2014
Book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan
Music and Lyrics by Mel Brooks
Directed by Samuel Pettit
Music Direction by Justin Beal
musical comedy will have you remembering every line from the
1974 film starring Gene Wilder. Young Frankenstein is the only
place you'll witness a singing and dancing laboratory experiment
in the largest tuxedo ever made. See Frederick Frankenstein as
he unwillingly follows in his grandfather’s footsteps and
becomes the mad scientist he was always meant to be. Young
Frankenstein is a true roll in the hay that should not be missed
(Fredrick Frankenstein) has been performing around the
Seattle area for six years, and this is his sixth show at SMT.
He was last seen as Gypsy's Tulsa, and recently returned from
performing in the Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland. He is
beyond proud to be a part of such a magnificent, talented cast,
and sends his love to mom and Liz, and thanks to Larry for
getting him the time he needed to get on track. Let's give this
(Inga) was born and raised in Missoula, MT and is a recent
Summa Cum Laude graduate from the University of Arizona,
receiving her BFA in Musical Theatre with a minor in pre-law.
Favorite appearances include Next to Normal (Diana u/s), Bat Boy
(Shelley), Hairspray (Tracy), Chicago (Six), The Secret Garden
(Martha), Dracula (Lucy), and A Chorus Line (Bebe). Brenna is
also singing with Seattle’s newest country band, Twisted Dixie!
She is ecstatic to be making her Seattle theatrical debut as
this delightful German fraulein and is so grateful to have such
a loving Pacific Northwest support system!
Noah Duffy (Igor)
is a New York City transplant to the wild, wild west. He is a
proud company member of the critically-acclaimed Seagull Project
and will soon travel with the company to Tashkent, Uzbekistan to
reprise his role in The Seagull. Other near-and-dear credits
include Dogg’s Hamlet, Cahoot’s Macbeth (Sound Theatre Company),
Xanadu (Village Theatre), and Digital Ghost at the Satori Lab at
INScape. Noah is a founding producer of Seattle’s sexiest
interarts gang The Libertinis, and his tragically hilarious solo
show Caught One Handed will be produced by Annex Theatre this
August. For more Noah, visit
(Frau Blucher) loves the fact she gets to take on another
iconic comedic role from the silver screen on the SMT stage. She
had a blast playing Paulette in Legally Blonde last season,
working with the creative team Sam and Debbie! (Also at SMT,
Fräulein Kost in Cabaret). Last seen as Triona in Arouet's The
Hen Night Epiphany; she has also used her acting skills for
Village Theatre, ReAct Theatre, Child Abuse Training @ CJTC,
Emcee @ Seattle Center events, Theatre 9/12, SecondStory
Repertory, Annex, Theatre Schmeater, Greenstage, and many
others. Much love to my amazing family and friends!
(Elizabeth) A 2010 University of Idaho graduate with her
bachelor of fine arts in Theater, Megan is incredibly humbled to
be able to work among these people who share her love for
"play." Around the Seattle area, Megan has been teaching at
programs like Youth Theatre Northwest, Village Theatre KidStage,
and Academy of International Exchange. Credits include Big River
and The Producers (Village Theatre, swing), Chicago (SSR),
Melancholy Play (StageRight), Brighton Beach Memoirs (Capital
Playhouse), Stardust (Harlequin Productions), Quake, Electra,
Danny and the Deep Blue Sea, Tartuffe (UofI). "I'll do so good
(Steward, Kemp, Blind Man) The monster is loose! Jeff first
performed at SMT (CLO back in the day) in the 1986 production of
“South Pacific”, and was last seen in the 2013 production of
“Gypsy”, as the long suffering Herbie. At one time, or
another, Jeff has worked on the stages of the Seattle Children’s
Theater, The Village Theater in Issaquah, Theater Babylon,
Theater Schmeater, GreenStage, and Alice B. Theater. His
favorite role is typically the next one. Thanks to K and R for
taking out the trash, and J for working hard at University.
(Monster) is thrilled to be doing his first show with SMT,
bringing the Monster to life! Some favorite roles include Jim in
Pumpboys and Dinettes, and Lewis in Pippin. Corey would like to
thank his partner Chris for his love, and support! Puttin on the
(Ensemble) is thrilled to be making her Seattle Musical
Theatre debut with this monstrously fun show! Locally she has
worked both on and offstage for Village Theatre, Sound Theatre
Company, Contemporary Classics, Balagan, Driftwood Players, and
Bainbridge Performing Arts. Favorite performance credits
include: Fiona in Shrek: The Musical (BPA), Jo in Little Women
(Bellingham Theatre Guild), and Annie Sullivan in The Miracle
Worker (Driftwood Players). Welcome to Transilvania!
(Victor Frankenstein/Ziggy) is delighted to be back on SMT's
stage in this 2014 musical sandwich! Spelling Bee and Young
Frankenstein are the bread, these tremendous casts are the
delectable filling, and you, delicious audience, are bringing
all the fixings! We hope you enjoy!
(Ensemble) is ecstatic to be back on stage after a two year
break! His last role was "Munkustrap" in CATS in summer 2011;
other favorite roles include Pirelli in Sweeney Todd, Robert in
Drowsy Chaperone, Lumiere in Beauty and the Beast, and many
more! Mauro would like to thank Mom and Dad for their amazing
love and support!
(Ensemble) could whinny with excitement at her first chance
to perform on the SMT stage! Previously at SMT, she spent the
run of "A Chorus Line" hiding in the booth as the stage
manager. She has a BFA in Dance Performance & Choreography from
WWU, and frequently performs and stage manages at various
Seattle-area theaters. Favorite roles: Ginger in "Zombie Prom"
(SSR), Anne in "La Cage” (WWU), Mrs. Potiphar in "Joseph" (LST).
Love and thanks to mom, dad and Dan for always supporting her
passion for performing.
(Ensemble) is delighted to be part of such a beautiful and
talented cast! She was recently seen as Grace Farrell in Annie
(Lyric Light Opera) and as Nadine, "the minor", in The Wild
Party (Sound Theatre Company). Favorite credits include The
Music Man (Village Theatre), A Chorus Line (Capital Playhouse &
SSR), and Cabaret (SSR). As always, Bones to Zippy!
(Enesmble) Is thrilled to be a part of the cast of Young
Frankenstein. This is Brittany’s first show with Seattle Musical
Theatre and her first show in her home state in almost five
years. Favorite past roles include Magenta in The Rocky Horror
Show, Susan in tick, tick, Boom!, Margot in Legally Blonde, Dr.
Charlotte in Falsettos and Belinda Blair in Noises Off! Love to
her parents, sister and fiancé Neil for being the most amazing
and inspirational people she knows. This show is for you.
(Ensemble) This is Nik Hagen's second show here at SMT
having just finished up his role as Leaf in "The 25th Annual
Putnam County Spelling Bee". He is excited about returning to
the stage as well as the addition of a significant amount of
dancing. Nik is a recent graduate from Whitman College, and has
been a Seattlite for only half a year, but is excited to stay
for as long as he can!
Sgambati (Ensemble) has had the great opportunity to
work on such 2013 recognized shows including The Wild Party
(Sound Theatre Company) where he played Oscar D'Armano, The
25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee as Chip and Shrek:
The Musical where he played Lord Farquaad (both at
Bainbridge Performing Arts). Thank you to Ryan for his
support, and post dance ice cream!
Pettit (Direction and Musical Staging) has appeared with
Seattle Opera, Barrington Stage Company & VT. At VT he stage
managed for the New Works Festival and Love is Love, by Martin
Charnin. He also choreographed the 2012 Pullalyup Fair TV spot.
The majority of the year he teaches at Studio East in Kirkland
and has worked regionally as choreographer and director on
Legally Blonde, Bunnicula, Oliver, Pirates of Penzance,
Proximity, Peter Pan, Camelot, Damn Yankees, Once On This
Island, BJ the Musical, Annie, Little Shop, Seussical & Birdie.
As a writer he created the book and lyrics to Robin Hood & The
Marvelous Land of Oz with composer Justin Beal and adapted three
stories from E.M. Forster's The Life to Come for the stage.
Sam's novel Aklesh was released on Amazon in 2011. He created
the comic Common Ground in the late 90's and is a co-founder of
Origami Girl Productions and BPMUSICALS. www.samuelpettit.com
(Music Director) is pleased to be music directing for a
second time at SMT, after having just finished The 25th Annual
Putnam County Spelling Bee. In the past he has acted on the SMT
stage as Leo Bloom in The Producers and as Mordred in Camelot.
Justin has musically directed for many youth productions in the
area, including Studio East (Oliver!, Annie, The Magic Mrs.
Piggle Wiggle), Village Theatre Kidstage Everett (13), and Lake
Washington High School (Into the Woods). Justin is also a
composer and has been working on new musicals with lyricist Sam
Pettit. You can hear some of their original works on YouTube and
Facebook at BPmusicals.
(Choreographer) is thrilled to be working on Young
Frankenstein with such a talented cast, crew and creative team.
She would like to thank SMT for this opportunity. She hopes you
have as much fun watching this production as she did
(Technical Facilities Manager/Sound & Light Design) Caleb
has worked with SMT over 4 years, and currently working on his
21st show. In his time with SMT he has served various roles
such Spot Light Operator, Master Electrician, Master Carpenter,
Sound Designer, Lighting Designer, Rigger, and Sound Engineer.
Caleb also volunteers much of his spare time at SMT. Caleb is
also Systems and Network Engineer for the O'Brien Business
Kim Moore (Stage
Manager) is thrilled to get the opportunity to work on Young
Frankenstein. Previously at SMT she Assistant Stage Managed for
Scrooge the Musical and did props for Altar Boyz. She has also
had the pleasure of working at SSR where she Stage Managed Moon
Over Buffalo and Unfound Fossils. She would like to extend her
special thanks to her Opa, Roland Sylvestre for all his many
years of love and support.
(Assistant Stage Manager) is happy to be a part of the
musical version of her “desert island” movie. She is a
University of Missouri graduate and a former member of the MU
Troubling Violence Performance Project. She began her stage
management career in MU Department of Theatre, working on the
productions of No, No, Nanette and Angels in America. Her work
in the Puget Sound area includes Julius Caesar (Handwritten
Productions) and Les Miserables (Studio East).
(Master Spot Light Operator) has been with SMT for 4 years
(19 shows). His favorite shows with SMT include Camelot, Into
the Woods, Chicago, and Drowsy Chaperone. His contributions
include Master Spot Light Operator, Electrician, Rigger, Deck
Chief, A2, and Light board Op. David is also a database and
Lee Damon (Spot
Light Operator) is thrilled to be back for his sixth show
with SMT. After serving as a stage hand in Camelot he moved
upstairs to spotlight operator for Drowsy Chaperone and Into The
Woods. He returned this year for A Christmas Carol and Spelling
Bee. He previously worked with Open Circle Theatre. He
graduated from Oregon State University in 1988 with a BS in
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