THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL Announces Full Cast for Chicago Tour Stop
Casting of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical, the musical adaptation of the New York Times best-selling novel written by Rick Riordan, has been announced for its much-anticipated upcoming Chicago engagement. The tour will premiere at Broadway In Chicago's Oriental Theatre (24 W. Randolph) from January 8-13, 2019.
As previously announced, Chris McCarrell and Kristin Stokes will reprise the roles of Percy Jackson and Annabeth, respectively, after bringing the characters to life in the critically acclaimed New York production. In addition to McCarrell and Stokes, two other actors from the New York production will reprise their roles on the road: Sarah Beth Pfeifer as Clarice and others, and James Hayden Rodriguez as Luke and others. The cast also features Izzy Figueroa (Understudy for Grover, Mr. Brunner, Assistant Stage Manager), Jorrel Javier (Grover and Mr. D), Ryan Knowles (Chiron and others), Sam Leicht (Understudy for Percy and Luke), Jalynn Steele (Sally and others), and T. Shyvonne Stewart (Understudy for Sally and Clarice).
Fans will also be thrilled to learn the full cast album has just been released on Spotify for streaming. Check out the album here.
As a son of Poseidon, Percy Jackson has newly discovered powers he can't control, monsters on his trail, and is on a quest to find Zeus' lightning bolt to prevent a war between the Greek gods. Based on the best-selling novel by Rick Riordan and featuring a thrilling original rock score, The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical is an action-packed theatrical adventure that has been celebrated by audiences and critics alike.
THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL has a Drama Desk nominated book by Joe Tracz, music and lyrics by Rob Rokicki, and is directed by Stephen Brackett, with choreography by Patrick McCollum, with set design by Lee Savage, costume design by Sydney Maresca, lighting design by David Lander, Obie award winning sound design by Ryan Rumery, fight direction by Rod Kinter and orchestrations by Wiley Deweese and Rob Rokicki. The production is being presented by special arrangement with Rick Riordan and the Gallt & Zacker Literary Agency.
More information about The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical is available at www.lightningthiefmusical.com.