Camelot on Broadway casting announced

Full casting has been revealed for the forthcoming revival of Lerner & Loewe’s Camelot on Broadway.

Directed by Tony Award winner Bartlett Sher (The King & I, My Fair Lady), the show will play the Vivian Beaumont Theater at the Lincoln Center Theater from 9 March, opening on 13 April 2023.

Already announced is principle casting – Andrew Burnap (as Arthur), Phillipa Soo (as Guenevere), and Jordan Donica (as Lancelot Du Lac).

They are joined by Dakin Matthews (as Merlyn/Pellinore), Taylor Trensch (as Mordred), Marilee Talkington (as Morgan Le Fey), Anthony Michael Lopez (as Sir Dinadan), Fergie Philippe (as Sir Sagramore), and Danny Wolohan (as Sir Lionel).

The ensemble include Delphi Borich, Matías De La Flor, Sola Fadiran, Rachel Fairbanks, Nkrumah Gatling, Christian Mark Gibbs, Holly Gould, Monte Greene, Edwin Joseph, Tesia Kwarteng, James Romney, Ann Sanders, Britney Nicole Simpson, Philip Stoddard, Valerie Torres-Rosario, Frank Viveros, and Paul Whitty.

The production was originally announced back in March 2022.

With lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe (My Fair Lady), this production of Camelot has a new book by Academy and Emmy Award winner Aaron Sorkin (To Kill a Mockingbird), based on the original by Alan Jay Lerner.

Featuring iconic characters King Arthur, Queen Guenevere, and Sir Lancelot, the story is based on “The Once and Future King” by T.H. White, about the quest for democracy, the striving for justice, and the tragic struggles between passion and aspiration, between lovers and kingdoms.

Classic songs include “If Ever I Would Leave You,” “The Lusty Month of May” and the title song “Camelot.”

Joining Bartlett Sher in the creative team are: choreography by Byron Easley, sets by Michael Yeargan, costumes by Jennifer Moeller, lighting by Lap Chi Chu, sound by Marc Salzberg and Beth Lake, projections by 59 Productions, casting by The Telsey Office, Adam Caldwell , CSA, vocal and dialect coaching by Kate Wilson, and fight direction by B.H. Barry.

Music Director Kimberly Grigsby will conduct a 30-piece orchestra performing the show’s original orchestrations by Robert Russell Bennett and Philip J. Lang, and original dance and choral arrangements by Trude Rittman. Charles Means is the Production Stage Manager.

Bartlett Sher’s Broadway production of My Fair Lady came to London last year, and is touring the UK, as is his production of The King & I, which is currently touring the UK & Ireland starring Helen George.

👤 📅25 January 2023
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