From Bette Midler to Beth Leavel: Dream Casting a Hocus Pocus Musical

By Playbill Staff
31 Oct 2013

Shuler Hensley


Shuler Hensley

Hensley, a Tony winner for his performance as Jud in Oklahoma!, took the stage as The Monster in Young Frankenstein, tapping up a storm in "Puttin' on the Ritz." He's a natural choice for the former-lover-turned-zombie that Winifred summons from the grave.

Norbert Leo Butz

Two-time Tony winner Butz has played a criminal, an artist and a policeman, respectively, in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Is He Dead? and Catch Me If You Can and is currently starring in Big Fish. We'd love to see what he could do with the new challenge of playing the undead by taking on the role of Billy.