Principal casting has been announced for Lincoln Center Theater’s upcoming production of Lerner & Loewe’s “Camelot.”
Tony Award winner Andrew Burnap will take on the role of Arthur, Tony nominee Phillipa Soo will be Guenevere and Jordan Donica will be Lancelot Du Lac.
Burnap last appeared on Broadway in “The Inheritance.” Soo most recently appeared on Broadway as Cinderella in the current revival of “Into the Woods.” Her other Main Stem credits include “Hamilton,” “Amélie” and “The Parisian Woman.” Donica has been seen on Broadway in “The Phantom of the Opera” and “My Fair Lady,” the latter produced by LCT.
The new version of the classic musical features a book by Aaron Sorkin, based on the original by Alan Jay Lerner (which was based on T.H. White’s “The Once and Future King”). The production features the original score with music by Frederick Loewe and lyrics by Lerner.
Tony Award winner Bartlett Sher will direct and Byron Easley will choreograph.
Additional members of the creative team include Michael Yeargan (sets), Jennifer Moeller (costumes), Lap Chi Chu (lighting), Marc Salzberg and Beth Lake (sound) and 59 Productions (projection).
Casting is by The Telsey Office with fight direction by B.H. Barry. Kimberly Grigsby will music direct and conduct the 30-piece orchestra, which will perform the original orchestrations by Robert Russell Bennett and Philip J. Lang. The production will feature the original dance and choral arrangements by Trude Rittman. Charles Means is the stage manager.
Previews are set to begin on March 9, 2023, with opening night scheduled for April 13 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater.
”Camelot” is produced by Lincoln Center Theater under the direction of André Bishop.