Actress Anastasia Barzee takes over for Jekyll & Hyde star Christiane Noll, who left the NY production Jan. 3. Barzee's credits include the musical Miss Saigon . Barzee will give her first performance Jan. 5.
Jan. 3 also saw the departure of its original Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Robert Cuccioli left the production after nearly 900 performances. Rob Evan takes over the title role Jan. 5. Thanks to the show's matinees, Evan has already played the role more than 300 times.
Evan has also appeared on Broadway in Les Miz. On the road, he has toured with Les Miz, Jekyll & Hyde, Hot Mikado, and Hello, Dolly!.
Evan was originally supposed to take on the national tour, but instead that role (those roles(?)) will go to Chuck Wagner, of Beauty and the Beast fame. The tour dates follow
April 13, 1999: Wallingford, CT, Oakdale Theatre
April 20, 1999: Detroit, MI, Fisher Theatre
May 11, 1999: Minneapolis, MN, Orpheum Theatre
May 18, 1999: Dallas, TX, Music Hall
June 1, 1999: Tulsa Performing Arts Center
June 15, 1999: Memphis, TN, Orpheum Theatre
June 22, 1999: Providence, RI, Performing Arts Center
June. 29, 1999: Grand Rapids, MI, Devos Hall
July 6, 1999: theatre TBA
July 20, 1999: Seattle, WA, Paramount Theatre.
Aug. 3, 1999: San Francisco, CA, Golden Gate Theatre
Aug. 31, 1999: San Diego, CA, Civic Center
Sept. 7, 1999: Los Angeles, CA, Pantages Theatre
Sept. 21, 1999: St. Louis, CA, Fox Theatre
Sept. 28, 1999: Boston, MA, Wang Center