Camelot

JUNE 22 – 28

The Broadway legend returns for its first Muny production in 13 years! Come re-discover this powerful, moving and enchanting tale of romance and political intrigue, as we all live for “one brief shining moment.” Based upon T.H. White’s novel, Lerner and Loewe’s Camelot features a lush and Excalibur-sharp score, including “If Ever I Would Leave You,” “What Do the Simple Folk Do?” and of course, “Camelot.” With this enchanting classic tale, you are guaranteed an unforgettable (k)night at King Arthur’s Round Table.

Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
Music by Frederick Loewe

Original Production Directed and Staged by Moss Hart

Based on The Once and Future King by T.H. White

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Cast

Robert Petkoff

Arthur/Reveler

Previously at The Muny: 1776 (John Adams), Young Frankenstein (Frederick Frankenstein). Broadway: All the Way with Bryan Cranston, Anything Goes, Ragtime, Spamalot, Fiddler on the Roof and Epic Proportions. Off-Broadway: The Hard Problem, The 39 Steps, More Stately Mansions and Avow. London credits: The Royal Family with Dame Judi Dench and Tantalus. Tours: Fun Home (Bruce), Spamalot (Sir Robin) and The Importance of Being Earnest (Algernon). Regional: Title roles in Sweeney Todd, Troilus and Cressida, Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, among others, at theatres such as Chicago Shakespeare Theater, The Old Globe, Denver Center and The Mark Taper Forum. Film/TV: Irrational Man, Milk and Money, Game Day, Vice Versa, Madam Secretary, Elementary, Forever, Law & Order and The Good Wife. Robert is also an award-winning audio book narrator, having narrated over 300 titles and is a proud member of Actors’ Equity Association.

Brandon Chu

Lancelot/Reveler

is beyond grateful to make his Muny debut as Lancelot in this stunning re-telling of the classic musical Camelot. A recent graduate of Central Michigan University with a BM in Vocal Performance, Brandon was most recently seen as Lun Tha in the second Broadway national tour of The King and I. Other credits include The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Phoebus), The Last Five Years (Jamie), Spring Awakening (Melchior), A Year with Frog and Toad (Frog) and Peter and the Starcatcher (Fighting Prawn). Brandon is currently based in NYC, where he lives with his beautiful girlfriend and two dogs. He wants to recognize and give special thanks to all his loved ones for their undying faith, love and support; And to Matt Kunkel and Charlie Hano for trusting him with this wonderful opportunity at The Muny!

Creative Team

Matt Kunkel

Director

Muny: The Sound of Music, An Evening with the StarsMuny Summer Variety Hour, and an Associate Director on over 20 Muny productions! Recent: Follow the Fellow Who Follows a Dream (92nd Street Y’s Lyrics & Lyricists), The Sound of Music (Virginia Opera/Virginia Arts Festival), Considering Matthew Shepard (University of Michigan/Detroit PBS), White Christmas, Sunset BoulevardElf the Musical (Engeman Theater) and Fallingwater (reading for The Met). Recent associate credits: An Officer and a Gentleman (national tour), The Music ManTommy (Kennedy Center), Candide (Carnegie Hall), Elf the Musical (Madison Square Garden and national tour). Matt is currently the producer of the 92nd Street Y’s Lyrics & Lyricists Series. Faculty: Governor’s School VA and The Growing Studio. Education: University of Michigan. Rep: DGRW. mattwkunkel.com @mattwkunkel

Beth Crandall

Choreographer

returns to The Muny after choreographing The Sound of Music and Matilda, and serving as Associate Choreographer for Disney’s NewsiesWest Side StoryMy Fair Lady, Jerome Robbins’ Broadway and An Evening with the Stars. She was recently commissioned to choreograph an original piece for the Joffrey Ballet School in NYC and choreographed West Side Story for the Abilene Opera. Broadway/Off-Broadway associate choreography: Gettin’ the Band Back TogetherHigh Button ShoesThe New Yorkers and 1776. Recent associate choreography: How to Succeed… (Tokyo Orb Theatre), Footloose and The Music Man (The Kennedy Center), Because of Winn Dixie and The Drowsy Chaperone (Goodspeed Opera House) and the Gucci Showtime Campaign. As a performer, Beth was seen on Broadway, in national and international tours, in six Muny shows, on SNL and The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. Proud member of SDC. Beth Crandall.com

Abdul Hamid Royal

Music Director

Broadway/International/National: Five Guys Named Moe (Tony nomination), Twist, Sophisticated Ladies, Ain’t Misbehavin’; Jelly’s Last Jam; The Wiz, Truly Blessed, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom; The Sound of Music, Fiddler on the Roof, Betsy Brown, Concerts for the Earth, Colors of Christmas, Smokey Joe’s Cafe; The Life. Regional: A Chorus Line, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill; Dreamgirls, Songs for Nobodies, Big River, Black Pearl Sings, Blues in the Night and Sirens of Song. Composer/Arranger: Five Guys Named Moe, Truly Blessed, Body and Soul, Twist, Cole Porter Festival, Colors of Christmas. Recording Artists: Chaka Khan, Natalie Cole, Peabo Bryson, Melissa Manchester, Liza Minelli, Ashford & Simpson, Jennifer Holliday, Patti LaBelle, Christina Aguilera, Jason Mraz, Stevie Wonder, Ty Herndon, David Foster, LA Philharmonic and Phil Collins. Awards: The Ovation Award and The LA Drama Critics Circle Award (Best Music Direction) on The Gospel at Colonus. NAACP Image Award for Tony Award-nominated Broadway musical, Five Guys Named Moe. NAACP Image Award and Stage Scene LA Award (Outstanding Musical Direction) on the LA production of Recorded In Hollywood.

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