Stephanie J. Block (former Elphaba – Broadway, 1st Ntl. Tour; former ensemble, Elphaba u/s – Pre-Broadway) and Andy Karl (former Fiyero – Broadway) have been cast in Roundabout Theatre Company’s upcoming Broadway production of THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD. Block will play the title role of Drood and Karl will play Neville Landless.
The production will begin preview performances on October 19, 2012 and opening night is scheduled for November 29, 2012 at Studio 54. The production will be directed by Scott Ellis, with choreography by Warren Carlyle, and music direction by Paul Gemignani.
THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD features music, lyrics, and a book by Rupert Holmes and is based on Charles Dickens’ novel of the same name. The musical won the 1986 Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Book, and Best Score.
Single tickets for THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD will go on sale on July 9, 2012.