ABC will observe up its profitable reside staging of The Little Mermaid with a reside monster musical — Younger Frankenstein.
The community mentioned Wednesday it’ll air “Younger Frankenstein Reside!,” the stage model of Mel Brooks’ 1974 movie basic. The forged and air date weren’t revealed.
The 93-year-old Brooks will likely be concerned within the new TV staging. He wrote the songs and lyrics for the Broadway model, which included such ditties as “Roll within the Hay,” “The Transylvania Mania” and the Irving Berlin customary “Puttin’ on the Ritz.”
ABC had success with its reside staging of “The Little Mermaid” TV particular in November. It starred Auliʻi Cravalho, Queen Latifah, Shaggy, John Stamos, Amber Riley and Graham Phillips.
“The Little Mermaid Reside” appeared to breathe new life into reside theatrical occasions on TV, attracting some 9 million viewers. Different networks have joined in related endeavors, together with reside staging of “Grease,” “Peter Pan” and “The Sound of Music.”