The Muny's production of the Tony-winning Jerome Robbins’ Broadway launched the St. Louis venue's centennial season June 11.
Directed by Cynthia Onrubia with production supervision by Chris Bailey and music direction by Michael Horsley, the staging ran through June 17.
Rob McClure, who was Tony nominated for his performance in the title role of the Broadway musical Chaplin, headed the cast as The Setter/Emcee/Pa/Tevye/Floy. The Setter serves as the evening’s narrator and performs throughout the show, including the roles of Pa in High Button Shoes and Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof. Jason Alexander created the role of The Setter on Broadway in 1989, earning a Tony Award.
McClure was joined by Sarah Bowden as Claire/Tuptim/Fruma Sarah/Mama Crook, Peter Chursin as King Simon, Gabriel Cytron as Michael, Alexa De Barr as Maria/Monotony Soloist, Jess Fry as Angel/George, Leeds Hill as Ozzie, Sarah Marie Jenkins as Peter Pan, Cole Joyce as John, Maggie Lakis as Ma/Golde, Jenny Powers as Hildy/Monotony Singer, Drew Redington as Chip, Sean Rozanski as Bernardo/Monotony Soloist Trombone, Garen Scribner as Gaby/Tony/Monotony Clarinet, Elizabeth Teeter as Wendy, Tanairi Vazquez as Anita, Davis Wayne as Riff, and Erica Wong as Eliza.
The production also featured scenic design by Paige Hathaway, costume design by Robin L. McGee, lighting design by John Lasiter, sound design by John Shivers and David Patridge, video design by Nathan W. Scheuer, and wig design by John Metzner. Matthew Lacey serves as production stage manager.
Rob McClure is set to be a guest performer on Playbill's Broadway on the High Seas: Iceland cruise. Cabins are now on sale for Playbill’s Broadway on the Rhône River 2 cruise April 7–14, 2019, featuring Melissa Errico, Rebecca Luker, Marc Kudisch, and Seth Rudetsky. Call Playbill Travel for tickets at 866-455-6789 or visit PlaybillTravel.com.