Complete Cast, Creative Team Set for Broadway's AMERICAN PSYCHO; Rehearsals Begin Next Week!
AMERICAN PSYCHO, the American premiere of a new musical based on the novel by Bret Easton Ellis -- which celebrates the 25th anniversary of its publication this March -- has welcomed Theo Stockman (American Idiot, Hair) and Brandon Kalm (American Idiot on tour) to the cast, it was announced today.
In addition, the complete design team features costume design by Tony Award-winner Katrina Lindsay (Les Liaisons Dangereuses), lighting design by Obie Award-recipient Justin Townsend (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Here Lies Love), and sound design by Obie Award-recipient Dan Moses Schreier.
The new musical will begin performances on Broadway at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street) on Thursday, March 24, 2016. The Opening Night is scheduled for Wednesday, April 20, 2016.
AMERICAN PSYCHO has music and lyrics by Tony and Grammy Award-winner Duncan Sheik (Spring Awakening), and a book by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa ("Supergirl," "Looking," "Glee"). Directed by Olivier Award-winner Rupert Goold (King Charles III), American Psycho has choreography by Tony Award-nominee Lynne Page (La Cage Aux Folles). Benjamin Walker (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, and star of the current film adaptation of Nicholas Sparks' The Choice) is cast in the lead role of Patrick Bateman. Tickets for American Psycho are now on sale via Telecharge.com or by phone at (212) 239-6200.
Following a highly acclaimed, sold-out London run, AMERICAN PSYCHO brings its designer brand of style, sex and synthesizers to Broadway. Set in the excess of 1980s Manhattan, AMERICAN PSYCHO tells the story of Patrick Bateman, a young and handsome Wall Street banker who pursues his darkest American dreams. Patrick and his elite group of friends spend their days in exclusive restaurants, hot clubs and luxury labels. But at night, Patrick takes part in a more sinful indulgence, and his mask of sanity is starting to slip...
Joining Benjamin Walker in the cast of American Psycho Heléne Yorke (Bullets over Broadway, "Masters of Sex") as Evelyn Williams, Patrick's girlfriend; Tony Award-winner Alice Ripley (Next to Normal) as Patrick's Mother/Mrs. Wolfe; Tony Award nominee Jennifer Damiano (Next to Normal) as Jean, Patrick's secretary; Drew Moerlein (seen in the horror series ""South of Hell") as Paul Owen; Krystina Alabado (Lazarus, American Idiot) as Vandan; Dave Thomas Brown (Heathers The Musical) as David van Patten; Jordan Dean (Shows For Days, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof) as Luis Carruthers; Anna Eilinsfeld (Kinky Boots, Wicked) as Victoria; Jason Hite (Bare) as Sean Bateman; Ericka Hunter as Sabrina (Rock of Ages); Holly James* (AMERICAN PSYCHO's London cast) as Christine; Keith Randolph Smith (Fences, King Hedley II) as Detective Kimball; Theo Stockman (American Idiot, Hair) as Tim Price; Alex Michael Stoll (West Side Story, Evita, If/Then) as Craig McDermott; and Morgan Weed (Next to Normal, Saved) as Courtney Lawrence. Also featured in the company are Brandon Kalm (American Idiot on tour), Sydney Morton (Memphis, Evita, Motown), Anthony Sagaria (The Bad Years), and Neka Zang (Rock of Ages).
*Holly James is appearing with the support of Actors' Equity Association. The Producers gratefully acknowledge Actors' Equity Association for its assistance in this production.
AMERICAN PSYCHO has scenic design by triple Olivier Award-winning stage designer Es Devlin (tours for Adele, Beyoncé, U2, Kanye West), costume design by Tony Award-winner Katrina Lindsay (Les Liaisons Dangereuses), lighting design by Obie Award-recipient Justin Townsend (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Here Lies Love), sound design by Obie Award-recipient Dan Moses Schreier, and video design by Tony Award-winner Finn Ross (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time). Casting is by Telsey + Company/Craig Burns, CSA.
AMERICAN PSYCHO had its world premiere at the Almeida Theatre in London from December 3rd, 2013 through February 1st, 2014. That sold-out production was presented by The Almeida Theatre and Headlong in association with Act 4 Entertainment (David Johnson & Jesse Singer).
Photo by Joan Marcus
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