‘Young Frankenstein’ Continues SLCC Grand Theatre’s 25th Anniversary Season

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SLCC's 25th anniversary season continues with Mel Brooks' hilarious "Young Frankenstein."

SLCC's Grand Theatre hosting Mel Brooks' "Young Frankenstein."

SLCC's Grand Theatre hosting Mel Brooks' "Young Frankenstein."

Salt Lake Community College’s Grand Theatre will host productions of “Young Frankenstein” Oct. 8-30, with evening performances at 7:30 p.m., Thursday through Saturday, and Saturday-only matinee performances at 2:00 p.m.

Grandson of the infamous Victor Frankenstein, Frederick Frankenstein (pronounced "Fronk-en-steen") inherits his family's estate in Transylvania. With the help of a hunchbacked side-kick, Igor (pronounced "Eye-gore"), and a leggy lab assistant, Inga (pronounced normally), Frederick finds himself in the mad scientist shoes of his ancestors. "It's alive!" he exclaims as he brings to life a creature to rival his grandfather's. Eventually, of course, the monster escapes and hilarity continuously abounds.

Tickets start at $14. Discounted tickets are available for seniors, students, veterans, teachers, and other groups. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 801-957-3322 or visit http://www.the-grand.org.

The Grand Theatre is a 1,000-seat venue located at Salt Lake Community College’s historic South City Campus, home of the innovative, state-of-the-industry Center for Arts and Media at 1575 South State Street in Salt Lake City. The Grand was chosen by Sundance Institute to be a screening venue during the 2015 Film Festival. The theatre dates back to the 1930s when it was part of South High School, which SLCC purchased in 1989, a year after the high school closed. The Grand began offering productions that year and has, with great care and expense, retained its Depression-era charm and attraction while also incorporating the latest technology in the performing arts. Every season, the Grand is host to award-winning theatre and dance productions and concerts that attract arts enthusiasts from all along the Wasatch Front.

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