The two actors succeed Ashley Bryant and Amelia McClain, who played their final performances September 9.
The company currently features Jason Bowen (Broadway debut) as Trevor, Preston Truman Boyd (Sunset Boulevard) as Robert, Mark Evans (Paper Mill Playhouse’s Mary Poppins) as Chris, Alex Mandell (Hand to God) as Max, Jonathan Fielding as Jonathan, and Harrison Unger (Broadway debut) as Dennis with Adam Daveline (Broadway debut), Ashley Reyes (Broadway debut), Katie Sexton (Broadway debut), and Quinn Van Antwerp (Jersey Boys).
Co-written by Mischief Theatre company members Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer, and Henry Shields (who all appeared in the original Broadway cast), The Play That Goes Wrong is produced by J. J. Abrams, Kevin McCollum, Kenny Wax, Stage Presence Ltd., and Catherine Schreiber. Abrams, best known as the director of blockbuster films such as Star Wars: The Force Awakens, made his Broadway producing debut with this show.
The Play That Goes Wrong is directed by Mark Bell and features Tony Award-winning set design by Nigel Hook, lighting design by Ric Mountjoy, sound design by Andy Johnson, and costume design by Roberto Surace.
The Play That Goes Wrong is currently slated to play through January 6, 2019, with a national tour opening in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, this month.
The play introduces The Cornley University Drama Society, who are attempting to put on a 1920’s murder mystery, but as the title suggests, everything that can go wrong…does.