The producers of Back to the Future The Musical have announced initial casting for the forthcoming Broadway transfer of the acclaimed West End show.
Back to the Future will open at the Winter Garden Theatre on Broadway on 30 June 2023, officially opening on 3 August 2023.
The Broadway production will feature the London production’s current star – Tony Award winner Roger Bart as ‘Dr Emmett Brown’.
Also from the original London cast will be Olivier Award nominee and WhatsOnStage Award winner Hugh Coles, reprising his acclaimed performance as ‘George McFly’.
There’s no news on who will play Marty McFly in the Broadway production, and further casting is to be announced.
The Olivier Award-winning Best New Musical opened in London on 13 September 2021 and recently celebrated its first year and 400th performance.
Back to the Future The Musical in the West End also stars Ben Joyce as ‘Marty McFly’, with Amber Davies as ‘Lorraine Baines’, Oliver Nicholas as ‘George McFly’, Jordan Benjamin as ‘Goldie Wilson’, Harry Jobson as ‘Biff Tannen’, Sophie Naglik as ‘Jennifer Parker’, Gary Trainor as ‘Strickland’, Will Haswell as alternate ‘Marty McFly’ and ‘Dave McFly’ and Emma Lloyd as ‘Linda McFly’. Also in the cast are Amy Barker, Simeon Beckett, Sia Dauda, Tyler Davis, Glen Facey, Dylan Gordon-Jones, Adam Margilewski, Cameron McAllister, Alessia McDermott, Bryan Mottram, Laura Mullowney, Anna Murray, Jon Reynolds, Melissa Rose, Georgia Tapp, Justin Thomas, Charley Warburton and Tavio Wright.
The show boasts music by multi-Grammy Award-winners Alan Silvestri and Glen Ballard alongside classic songs from the movie including The Power of Love and Johnny B. Goode. It has a book by Bob Gale.
Back to the Future The Musical is directed by Tony Award-winning director John Rando (Urinetown, On The Town), alongside the multi Tony and Olivier Award-winning design team of Tim Hatley (set and costume design), Tim Lutkin (lighting), Hugh Vanstone (lighting consultant), Gareth Owen (sound) and Finn Ross (video), with choreography by Chris Bailey, musical supervision and arrangements by Nick Finlow and Illusions by Chris Fisher. Orchestrations are by Ethan Popp and Bryan Crook, with dance arrangements by David Chase. Casting is by David Grindrod Associates.
The original, 1985 Back to the Future movie starred Michael J. Fox as Marty McFly and Christopher Lloyd as Dr Emmett Brown.
Book tickets to Back to the Future The Musical at the Adelphi Theatre in London