- Performing Arts: Young Frankenstein Review Grab your pitchforks and torches – there's a monster loose at the Kennedy Center.
Grab your pitchforks and torches – there’s a monster loose at the Kennedy Center.
By Julie LaPorte
The Kennedy Center is presenting Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan’s reinterpretation of Young Frankenstein, Brooks’ 1974 hit film. Directed and choreographed by Susan Stroman, this raucous story of an unwilling doctor who creates a sophisticated and sensitive monster plays through January 10.