Tee, Hines, et al. Set for PPT's CAMELOT, 1/20-2/20
Pittsburgh Public Theater Producing Artistic Director Ted Pappas will stage a new production of Camelot, running January 20 - February 20, 2011 at the O'Reilly Theater, Pittsburgh Public Theater's home in the heart of Downtown's Cultural District. For tickets call 412.316.1600 or visit www.ppt.org. Camelot is presented by Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield.
The role of King Arthur will be played by New Zealand native Hayden Tee, described as "One of the great male talents of the Australian musical stage" by The Daily Telegraph. Tee's credits include South Pacific in Adelaide, Les Miserables in London, Titanic in Sydney, and My Fair Lady in Auckland. He also toured the world in the Really Useful Group's production of Cats. Opposite Tee as Guenevere will be Kimberly Burns, whose credits include leading roles in Thoroughly Modern Millie and The Pirates of Penzance.
Also featured in the cast of 22 will be Keith Hines as Sir Lancelot, Noble Shropshire as Pellinore, Alex Coleman as Merlyn, Don DiGiulio as Mordred, and Daisy Hobbs as Nimue.The knights and ladies include: Dieter Bierbrauer, Gregory Brandt, Mark Campbell, Joe Jackson, Joe Paparella, Matthew Charles Thompson, Theodore Watts, Zanna Fredland, Amanda Frennier, Christina McCann, and Sarah Ziegler. The role of Tom will be shared by Joshua Brelsford and Dustin Butoryak.
The orchestra will perform under the musical direction of F. Wade Russo. Camelot's design team is James Noone (Scenic), Alejo Vietti (Costumes), Kirk Bookman (Lighting), and Zach Moore (Sound). Ruth E. Kramer is the Production Stage Manager and Fredric H. Orner is the Assistant Stage Manager.
For tickets call 412.316.1600 or visit www.ppt.org.