COMPLETE CASTING ANNOUNCED FOR
THE UPCOMING BROADWAY PRODUCTION OF ANASTASIA
ZACH ADKINS, SISSY BELL, LAUREN BLACKMAN, KATHRYN BOSWELL, KYLE BROWN, KRISTEN SMITH DAVIS, JANET DICKINSON, CONSTANTINE GERMANACOS, WES HART, IAN KNAUER, KEN KRUGMAN, DUSTIN LAYTON, SHINA ANN MORRIS, JAMES A. PIERCE III, MOLLY RUSHING, NICOLE SCIMECA, JENNIFER SMITH, JOHNNY STELLARD, and ALLISON WALSH
Join previously announced stars
CHRISTY ALTOMARE as “Anya”
DEREK KLENA as “Dmitry”
JOHN BOLTON as “Vlad Popov”
RAMIN KARIMLOO as “Gleb”
CAROLINE O’CONNOR as “Countess Lily Malevsky-Malevitch”
MARY BETH PEIL as “Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna”
FIRST PREVIEW MARCH 23, 2017
OPENING APRIL 24, 2017
At the Broadhurst Theatre on Broadway
Book by Tony Award Winner
Music by Tony Award Winner
Lyrics by Tony Award Winner
Inspired by the Twentieth Century Fox Motion Pictures
Directed by Tony Award Winner Darko Tresnjak
“A stunningly staged, emotionally rich and expertly crafted new musical.” – Variety
(January 11, 2017 – New York, NY) Producers Stage Entertainment, Bill Taylor (Sister Act, Rocky), Tom Kirdahy (It’s Only A Play, The Visit) and Hunter Arnold (Kinky Boots, Spring Awakening) today announce complete casting for the new musical, ANASTASIA.
Joining previously announced CHRISTY ALTOMARE, DEREK KLENA, JOHN BOLTON, RAMIN KARIMLOO, CAROLINE O’CONNOR, and MARY BETH PEIL are ZACH ADKINS, SISSY BELL, LAUREN BLACKMAN, KATHRYN BOSWELL, KYLE BROWN, KRISTEN SMITH DAVIS, JANET DICKINSON, CONSTANTINE GERMANACOS, WES HART, IAN KNAUER, KEN KRUGMAN, DUSTIN LAYTON, SHINA ANN MORRIS, JAMES A. PIERCE III, MOLLY RUSHING, NICOLE SCIMECA, JENNIFER SMITH, JOHNNY STELLARD, and ALLISON WALSH.
ANASTASIA will begin previews on March 23, 2017 and open on Broadway on April 24, 2017 at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street).
The musical features a book by celebrated playwright Terrence McNally and a lush, original score by Tony Award winners Stephen Flaherty (music) and Lynn Ahrens (lyrics). Tony Award-winning director Darko Tresnjak directs.
The creative team also includes Peggy Hickey (Choreography), Alexander Dodge (Set Design), Linda Cho (Costume Design), Donald Holder (Lighting Design), Peter Hylenski (Sound Design), Aaron Rhyne (Projection Design), Charles G. LaPointe (Hair/Wig Design), Joe Dulude II (Makeup Design), Thomas Murray (Music Supervision & Direction), Doug Besterman (Orchestrations), David Chase (Dance Arranger), casting by Telsey + Company/Craig Burns, CSA. The stage production was originally commissioned by Dmitry Bogachev. Eric Cornell (Rocky, Small Mouth Sounds) serves as Executive Producer.
Inspired by the beloved films, the romantic and adventure-filled new musical ANASTASIA comes to Broadway.
From the Tony Award-winning creators of the Broadway musical RAGTIME, this dazzling show transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920’s, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing con man and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they embark on an epic adventure to help her find home, love and family.