Casting is complete for The Muny's summer production of a revised version of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe’s Paint Your Wagon, the sixth show of its second century.
Directed and choreographed by Josh Rhodes with music direction by Sinai Tabak, performances are scheduled for July 27–August 2 at the St. Louis venue.
Joining the previously announced Matt Bogart as Ben Rumson, Mamie Parris as Cayla Woodling, Omar Lopez-Cepero as Armando, and Mark Evans as William are Maya Keleher as Jennifer Rumson, Allan K. Washington as Wesley, Andrew Kober as Jake, Austin Ku as Ming-Li, Raymond J. Lee as Guang-Li, Rodney Hicks as H. Ford, and Michael James Reed as Craig Woodling.
The ensemble includes Akilah Ayanna, Juan Caballer, Matthew Davies, Richard Gatta, Sally Glaze, Michael Milkanin, Trina Mills, Pascal Pastrana, Michael Seltzer, and Cooper Stanton. The company will also be joined by the Muny Teen youth ensemble.
Paint Your Wagon features an original book and lyrics by Lerner and music by Loewe with a new book by Jon Marans, dance and additional arrangements by Jason DeBord, and orchestrations by August Eriksmoen.
The production will also have scenic design by Michael Schweikardt, costume design by Amy Clark, lighting design by John Lasiter, sound design by John Shivers and David Patridge, video design by Caite Hevner, wig design by Leah J. Loukas. The production stage manager is Bonnie Panson, and casting is by Telsey + Company.