The Broadway transfer of Tom Stoppard’s acclaimed new work Leopoldstadt has announced casting, with a number of Broadway veterans joining returning cast members from the show’s celebrated West End run.
Brandon Uranowitz (Falsettos), Caissie Levy (Frozen), Seth Numrich (Travesties) and star of television’s Numb3rs David Krumholtz lead the cast. They are joined by returning West End stars Jenna Augen, Faye Castelow, Arty Froushan, and Aaron Neil.
The full company of 38 also includes Jesse Aaronson (The Play That Goes Wrong off-Broadway), Betsy Aidem (Prayer for the French Republic), Japhet Balaban, Corey Brill (“The Walking Dead,” Gore Vidal’s The Best Man), Daniel Cantor (Tuesdays with Morrie off-Broadway), Erica Dasher, Eden Epstein, Gina Ferrall, Charlotte Graham, Jacqueline Jarrold (The Cherry Orchard), Sarah Killough (Travesties), Colleen Litchfield, Tedra Millan (Present Laughter, The Wolves), Anthony Rosenthal (Falsettos), Chris Stevens, Sara Topham, Dylan Wallach (Betrayal), Reese Bogin, Max Burach, Michael Deaner, Romy Fa, Pearl Scarlett Gold, Jaxon Cain Grundleger, Wesley Holloway, Ava Michele Hyl, Joshua Satine, Aaron Shuf, and Drew Ryan Squire.
The cast includes 23 Broadway debuts. Additional casting to be announced at a later date will complete the company.
Set over several decades in Vienna, Austria, and following the lives of a singular extended family, Leopoldstadt explores the human condition and its resilience in the face of traumatic history before and after World War II.
Tony winner Patrick Marber directs, leading the creative team which features Tony-winning scenic designer Richard Hudson, costume designer Brigitte Reiffenstuel, and Tony-winning lighting designer Neil Austin. The production will also include sound and original music by Tony winner Adam Cork, video design by Isaac Madge, and movement by Emily Jane Boyle.
The play’s limited Broadway engagement begins previews September 14 ahead of a October 2 opening night at the Longacre Theatre. Leopoldstadt opened in London’s West End to rave critical acclaim, and received the Olivier Award for Best New Play in October 2020.