Casting Announced for FALSETTOS, Coming to SHN
SHN, Jujamcyn Theaters and NETworks Presentations announced principal casting for the North American Tour of William Finn and James Lapine’s Tony Award-winning musical FALSETTOS. Leading the National Company will be Broadway superstars Nick Adams (La Cage aux Folles and Priscilla Queen of the Desert) as “Whizzer,” Eden Espinosa (Wicked, Brooklyn The Musical and Rent) as “Trina” and Max von Essen (An American in Paris, Tony Award-nominee, Evita and Les Misérables) as “Marvin.”
“It is a great thrill to be bringing FALSETTOS to theater audiences across America and to be doing so with this exceptional cast of Broadway actors,” said James Lapine.
Joining this tight knit family will be Nick Blaemire (Broadway’s Cry-Baby, Godspell and Off-Broadway’s tick…tick…Boom!) as “Mendel,” Audrey Cardwell (First National Tours of Bright Star and Cinderella) as “Cordelia,” Bryonha Marie Parham (Broadway’s Ragtime, Porgy and Bess and Prince of Broadway) as “Dr. Charlotte,” with Josh Canfield, Melanie Evans, Megan Loughran and Darick Pead. Casting for the role of “Jason” will be announced later.
The North American Tour of The Lincoln Center Theater Broadway production of FALSETTOS is directed once again by James Lapine. The production has choreography by Spencer Liff (Emmy Award nominee for FOX’s So You Think You Can Dance), sets by David Rockwell (Hairspray, The Normal Heart, She Loves Me), costumes by Jennifer Caprio (The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat), lighting by Jeff Croiter (Bandstand, Something Rotten!), sound by Dan Moses Schreier (A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, Gypsy with Patti Lupone), casting by Eric Woodall /Tara Rubin Casting, and features Michael Starobin’s (Assassins, Next to Normal) original orchestrations.