Markham will succeed Neil Haskell in the role of Luke; Haskell, who is joining the Broadway company of 9 to 5, plays his final performance March 29. In the interim Austin Lesch will play the role. Markham will join a cast that also includes Michael Kadin Craig, Travis Nesbitt, Mauricio Perez and Ravi Roth.
Lee Markham played Max in the tour of Nickelodeon's Max and Ruby. He was seen in the NYMF production of Angels and in the Florida tour of Smokey Joe's Cafe.
A 2005 Outer Critics Circle winner, Altar Boyz is directed by Stafford Arima with choreography by Christopher Gattelli. Originally birthed as part of the New York Musical Theatre Festival, Altar Boyz opened Off-Broadway March 1, 2005.
Altar Boyz has music and lyrics by Gary Adler and Michael Patrick Walker with book by Kevin Del Aguila. The musical is based on a concept by Marc Kessler and Ken Davenport.
New World Stages is located at 340 West 50th Street, just west of Eighth Avenue. Tickets are available at www.telecharge.com or at (212) 239-6200.
For more information visit www.altarboyz.com or call (877) ABOYZ-411.