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Casting Announced for
The Hit Broadway Musical
Pittsburgh’s Limited Premiere Engagement Plays
Wednesday, October 5 – Sunday, October 16, 2022, at the Benedum Center
Presented by Pittsburgh Cultural Trust,
part of the 2022-2023 PNC Broadway in Pittsburgh Series
Pittsburgh, PA (August 31, 2022)– Disney Theatrical Productions, under the direction of Thomas Schumacher, and Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, part of the 2022-2023 PNC Broadway in Pittsburgh Series, are pleased to announce casting for the Pittsburgh engagement of Disney’s Frozen. From the producer of The Lion King and Aladdin, Frozen, the Tony®-nominated Best Musical, will play a two-week premiere engagement at the Benedum Center, 237 7th Street, beginning Wednesday, October 5, 2022, with performances playing through Sunday, October 16, 2022. Opening night is set for Thursday, October 6, 2022, at 7:30 p.m.
Frozen stars Caroline Bowman as “Elsa” and Lauren Nicole Chapman as “Anna,” the sisters at the heart of the joy-filled musical. Joining them are principal cast members Jeremy Davis as “Olaf,” Dominic Dorset as “Kristoff,” Will Savarese as “Hans,” Evan Duff as “Weselton,” Collin Baja and Dan Plehal alternating as “Sven,” as well as Aria Kane and Saheli Khan alternating as “Young Anna,” and Mackenzie Mercer and Sydney Elise Russell alternating as “Young Elsa”.
Frozen also features Alicia Albright, Belinda Allyn, Caelan Creaser, Kristen Smith Davis, Colby Dezelick, C.K. Edwards, Michael Everett, Natalie Goodin, Tyler Jimenez, Dustin Layton, Tatyana Lubov, Adrianna Rose Lyons, Robin Masella, Michael Milkanin, Kyle Lamar Mitchell, Tony Neidenbach, Jessie Peltier, Brian Steven Shaw, Caleb Summers, Daniel Switzer, Zach Trimmer, Brit West, Natalie Wisdom and Peli Naomi Woods
In Pittsburgh, Frozen will play Wednesday, October 5 at 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, October 6 at 1:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; Friday, October 7 at 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, October 8 at 2:00 p.m. (audio description available) and 8:00 p.m.; Sunday, October 9 at 1:00 p.m. (sign language interpretation and captioning available) and 6:30 p.m.; Tuesday, October 11 – Thursday, October 13 at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, October 14 at 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, October 15 at 2:00 p.m. (audio description available) and 8:00 p.m.; and Sunday, October 16 at 1:00 p.m. (sign language interpretation and captioning available) and 6:30 p.m.
Tickets are available online at www.TrustArts.org, in person by visiting the box office currently located at the Benedum Center, 237 7th Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, or calling guest services at 412-456-4800. VIP Ticket Packages, which include prime seat locations and a VIP Fan Pack, are also available. Orders for groups of 10+ tickets or more may be placed by calling 412-471-6930, email email@example.com, or submit a group ticket reservation online at TrustArts.org/groupsales. For information about venue entry requirements, visit TrustArts.org/welcome. For more information about accessibility services, call guest services at 412-456-6666 or visit TrustArts.org/accessibility.
Ticket buyers are reminded to only buy from the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust official ticket sources TrustArts.org and as noted above for all performances at the Benedum Center, as well as for other Cultural Trust presentations and venues. Ticket buyers who purchase tickets from a ticket broker or any third party should be aware that the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s venue guest services is unable to reprint or replace lost or stolen tickets and unable to contact patrons with information regarding time changes or other pertinent updates regarding the performance.
Heralded by The New Yorker as “thrilling” and “genuinely moving,” Frozen has played smash engagements “thawing hearts from coast to coast!” (The Hollywood Reporter), and the critics agree, “It’s simply magical!” (LA Daily News).
“Disney’s struck gold! Sumptuous sets, gorgeous costumes, and plenty of special effects to wow the audience!” raves the New York Post. “With the magic, the dancing, and all those iconic tunes, Frozen was born to be a stage musical!” writes the Evening Standard. The Los Angeles Times declares “the North American tour is irresistible in its creativity and verve.”
There are currently five productions of Frozen playing around the world, including Australia, Japan, London and Hamburg. The Tony®-nominated Best Musical completed its Broadway run in March 2020 after breaking four house records at The St. James Theatre. Since its Los Angeles premiere in 2019, the North American tour of Frozen has welcomed more than one million guests in 21 cities. The production is scheduled to play 19 cities in 2022-2023.
Frozen has been created for the stage by an award-winning team and features the songs you know and love from the original Oscar®-winning film, plus an expanded score with a dozen new numbers by the film’s songwriters, Oscar winner Kristen Anderson-Lopez and EGOT winner Robert Lopez. Joining them on a creative team that has won a cumulative 16 Tony Awards are Oscar winner Jennifer Lee (book), Tony and Olivier Award winner Michael Grandage (director), and Tony winner Rob Ashford (choreographer).
The creative team for Frozen also includes scenic and costume design by two-time Tony and Olivier Award winner Christopher Oram, lighting design by six-time Tony Award winner Natasha Katz, sound design by seven-time Tony nominee Peter Hylenski, video design by Tony winner Finn Ross, puppet design by Michael Curry, hair design by David Brian Brown, makeup design by Anne Ford-Coates, special effects design by Jeremy Chernick and casting by The Telsey Office/Rachel Hoffman, CSA and Laura Wade, CSA.
Two-time Tony Award winner Stephen Oremus is music supervisor and creates vocal, incidental and dance arrangements. He is joined on the music team by Tony nominee Dave Metzger (orchestrations), Chris Montan (executive music producer), David Chase (additional dance arrangements), and Faith Seetoo (music director).
Anne Quart serves as co-producer.
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Broadway Across America (BAA) is part of the John Gore Organization family of companies, which includes Broadway.com, The Broadway Channel, BroadwayBox.com, Group Sales Box Office and Broadway Brands. Led by 18-time Tony-winning theater producer John Gore (Owner & CEO), BAA is the foremost presenter of first-class touring productions in North America, operating in 48 markets with over 400,000 subscribers. Presentations include Disney’s The Lion King, Wicked, The Book of Mormon and Hamilton. Current and past productions include Ain’t Too Proud, Beautiful, Cats, Chicago, Dear Evan Hansen, Mean Girls, Moulin Rouge! and To Kill A Mockingbird.
The John Gore Organization is the leading presenter, distributor, and marketer of Broadway theater worldwide. Under the leadership of 18-time Tony-winning theater producer and owner John Gore, its family of companies includes Broadway Across America, Broadway.com, The Broadway Channel, BroadwayBox.com, Group Sales Box Office and Broadway Brands. The company presents shows in 48 cities across North America as well as on Broadway, Off-Broadway, London’s West End, Japan, and China. It has won Tony Awards in every producing category as well as numerous other Drama League, Drama Desk and Olivier Awards. The John Gore Organization is committed to supporting theater access and education programs that introduce Broadway to the next generation of audiences and theater professionals.
The PNC Foundation joins the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust in bringing the best of Broadway to entertain, enlighten, and complement the rich experiences that add to the region’s exceptional quality of life. The seven season presentations and two specials in the 2022-2023 PNC Broadway in Pittsburgh contribute to the city’s reputation as a major destination for the arts, culture, and world-class entertainment.