Additional casting has been announced for the upcoming Broadway production of Puccini's La Boheme. Joining the previously announced actors who will alternate in the roles of Mimi (Lisa Hopkins, Wei Huang and Ekaterina Solovyeva) and Rodolfo (Alfred Boe, Jesus Garcia and David Miller) are Daniel Webb as Colline, Daniel Okulitch as Schaunard, William Youmans as Alcindoro and Adam Grupper as Benoit.
Like Mimi and Rodolfo, the principal roles of Marcello and Musetta will also be played by multiple performers. Marcello will be portrayed by Eugene Brancoveanu and Ben Davis; Jessica Comeau and Chloe Wright will share the role of Musetta. The ensemble of La Boheme comprises Enrique Abdala, Christine Arand, Janinah Burnett, Gilles Chiasson, Charlotte Cohn, Michael Cone, Vanessa Conlin, Sean Cooper, Patricia Corbett, Evangelia Costantakos, Lawrence Craig, Dan Entriken, Graham Fandrei, Bobby Faust, Katie Geissinger, Jennifer Goode, Paul Goodwin-Groen, Joy Hermalyn, Robb Hillman, Adam Hunter, Tim Jerome, Katherine Keyes, Laurice Lanier, Morgan Moody Marcus Nance, Daniel Neer, Debra Patchell Patricia Phillips, Jamet Pittman, Martin Sola, Radu Spinghel, David Steinberg, and Mark Womack. The production will also feature an ensemble cast of 16 children.
As provided by the show's producers, the performance credits for the additional principal players follow:
Eugene Brancoveanu hails from Germany and has studied in Romania, New York and Salzburg. Roles performed include Marcello, Figaro (Mozart and Rossini), Il Conte, Don Giovanni, Silvio, Escallo and Orphee, among others. He is the winner of several competitions and awards including the Ferruccio Tagliavini Competition and the Leonberg Music Award.
Ben Davis hails from the United States. His Broadway credits include Les Misérables (Enjolras). National Tours include Les Misérables (Enjolras, u/s Marius). Other credits include Into the Woods, A Christmas Carol and Pirates of Penzance. Ben studied at Butler University. Jessica Comeau hails from Quebec, Canada. She first appeared in the title role of Reynaldo Hahn’s Ciboulette on tour throughout France. She was a part of the Bienne Opera Company in Switzerland where she sang Gretel (Hansel and Gretel), Valencienne (The Merry Widow), Fiorella (Les Brigands), and Musetta (La Boheme).
Chloe Wright hails from the U.K., and she trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Recent roles include Marguerite (Faust—Wexford Festival Opera), Mimi (La Boheme —Pavilion Opera), Countess (Le nozze de Figaro—Pavilion Opera, Garden Opera), Fiordiligi (Cosi fan Tutti—Clonter Opera) and Rosalinde (Die Fledermaus—Pavilion Opera).
Daniel Webb hails from the United States. His recent credits include Don Giovanni and Carmen at Opera North (Hanover, NH), Marriage of Figaro and Midsummer Night's Dream at Inspiration Point and the world premiere of Drowne’s Wooden Image at the Oklahoma Opera & Music Theatre Co.
Daniel Okulitch is from Calgary, Canada. Operatic credits include Carmen and La Boheme at the Calgary Opera; Salome, Zauberflote and Pelleas et Melisande at the Cincinnati Opera; and Travatore at the Des Moines Opera. Daniel has been an apprentice with the San Francisco Opera, Cincinnati Opera and the Des Moines Opera.
William Youmans is from the United States. His Broadway credits include Titanic Big River and Little Foxes. Off Broadway credits include Flux at the Public, Henry V at the Delacorte and 12345 at Manhattan Theatre Club. Film and TV credits include "Compromising Positions," "Nadine" and "A League of Their Own."
Adam Grupper hails from the United States. His Broadway credits include 45 Seconds from Broadway, The Wild Party, Guys and Dolls, The Secret Garden, City of Angels and Into the Woods. Off-Broadway credits include Down the Garden Paths and Lake Hollywood.
La Boheme's playing schedule will be 8 PM Tuesday-Saturday; 2 PM Wednesday and Saturday; 3 PM Sunday.
Tickets ($20-$95) go on sale via phone Sept. 15 a (212) 239-6200 or (800) 432-7250.