National tour to launch in September

Roger Bart and Shuler Hensley will reprise their roles in “Young Frankenstein” for the tuner’s national tour, launching in Rhode Island in September.

Bart will play Frederick Frankenstein and Hensley his monster in the production, which also will feature Brad Oscar, Cory English and Joanna Glushak, among others. Both Bart and Hensley appeared in the musical’s original cast on Broadway, where “Frankenstein” had a 15-month run starting in 2007.

Tour is produced by the Frankel Baruch Viertel Routh Group and NETworks Presentations.

Helmed and choreographed by Susan Stroman, show kicks off perfs in Providence Sept. 29 before going on to stops in Cleveland, Chicago and D.C., among other cities.

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