Mamie Parris, recently seen in the world premiere of the new musical Dave, steps into the role of Principal Rosalie Mullins in Andrew Lloyd Webber's School of Rock—The Musical beginning September 25 at the Winter Garden Theatre.
Parris, who will play the role through the show’s final performance on January 20, 2019, succeeds Katherine McLaughlin, who played her last performance September 23.
She returns to School of Rock having originated the role of Patty and understudying the role of Rosalie through October 9, 2016. Parris followed up her School of Rock run playing Grizabella in the Broadway revival of Cats, taking over the role from original cast member Leona Lewis. Her additional credits include On the Twentieth Century and Ragtime on Broadway and the national tours of 9 to 5, Legally Blonde, and Wicked.
The current Broadway cast of School of Rock includes Justin Collette as Dewey (with Conner John Gillooly playing the role at select performances), Jonathan Gould as Ned, Lori Eve Marinacci as Patty, Matthew Jost as Zack, Levi Buksbazen as Freddy, Montgomery Lamb as Katie, Jordan Coleas Lawrence, Ava Briglia as Summer, Hudson Loverro as Billy, and Layla Capers as Tomika.
The adult ensemble includes Matt Bittner, Leo Ash Evens, Badia Farha, Lizzie Klemperer, Andrew Kober, Cassie Okenka, Diane Phelan, Morgan Rose, Jesse Swimm, Josh Tower, Joel Waggoner, Jonathan Wagner, Jeremy Woodard, and J. Michael Zygo. The kids’ ensemble includes Caroline Basu, Duke Culter, Darrow Golub, Katie Greendorfer, Madison Elizabeth Lagares, Madalen Yarbrough Mills, Nirvaan Pal, Theodora Silverman, Mikey Sohn, and Sarah Walsh.
(Updated September 25, 2018)