Watch for Familiar Muny Faces on Broadway This Spring!

The Muny season gets underway in June, but if you're craving Broadway theatre right now, there are plenty of exciting new shows to choose from. All it takes is a little NYC getaway!

Here are some Muny alumni you may recognize as part of new Broadway shows this spring. We will update this list as more shows open.

‘Uncle Vanya’

In this classic play by Anton Chekhov, Sonia and her uncle Vanya have devoted their lives to managing the family farm, but when her celebrated, ailing father and his charismatic wife move in, their lives are upended. In the heat of the summer, the wrong people fall in love, desires and resentments erupt, and the family is forced to reckon with the ghosts of their unlived lives. Opens April 24 at Lincoln Center Theater

Jonathan Hadary, actor
Spencer Donovan Jones, actor
Tommy Kurzman, hair, wigs and makeup

‘The Heart of Rock and Roll’

Set in 1987 and packed with Huey Lewis hits, The Heart of Rock and Roll centers on a couple of 20-somethings at a crossroads: Bobby, a rocker who trades his guitar for the corporate ladder, and his boss, Cassandra, who always puts the family business first. When each gets a second chance at their dreams, they must choose what kind of life they really want. Opens April 23 at the James Earl Jones Theatre

Tommy Bracco, ensemble
Taylor Marie Daniel, ensemble
Gordon Greenberg, director
Kevin Kennedy, associate sound designer
McKenzie Kurtz, actor
Lorin Latarro, choreographer
Raymond J. Lee, actor
Ross Lekites, ensemble
Robin Masella, ensemble
Orville Mendoza, actor
Heather Neil, assistant costume designer
Michael Olaribigbe, ensemble
John Shivers, sound designer
Michaeljon Slinger, associate choreographer
Billy Harrigan Tighe, actor

'Hell's Kitchen'

The life and music of Grammy winner Alicia Keys inspire this coming-of-age story set in Manhattan's gritty Hell's Kitchen neighborhood. Despite the warnings of her protective mother, the symphony of the street calls to 17-year-old Ali, promising freedom, excitement and the possibility of love. When a piano teacher helps her find her voice, Ali learns she can make the city her own. Opens April 20 at the Shubert Theatre

Camille A. Brown, choreographer
Chloe O. Davis, ensemble, dance captain
Timothy L. Edwards, ensemble
Tom Kitt, music consulting and orchestrations
Donna Vivino, standby


It’s 1931 Berlin, and inside the Kit Kat Club, British nightclub singer Sally Bowles keeps the party raging. But no amount of booze, music and dancing can slow the ominous march of a changing Germany. Kander and Ebb's groundbreaking musical gets an intimate, electrifying new production that immerses theatregoers in a decadent world. Opens April 18 at the August Wilson Theatre

Matthew Buttrey, associate scenic designer
Gabi Campo, actor
Natascia Diaz, actor
Hannah Florence, swing
Pedro Garza, swing
Elyssa Kohen, A2
Thomas Recktenwald, production stage manager
Anita Shastri, assistant stage manager
Savannah Wetzel, assistant costume designer


It’s 1913, and the women’s movement is heating up in America, anchored by the suffragists — "sufs," as they call themselves. Reaching across and against generational, racial and class divides, these women entertain and inspire with the story of their hard-won victory in an ongoing fight. Opens April 18 at the Music Box Theatre

Anastaćia McCleskey, actor
Emily Skinner, actor
Kristin Yancy, associate choreographer

'The Wiz'

The Wiz, the groundbreaking twist on The Wizard of Oz, changed the face of Broadway — from its iconic score packed with soul, gospel, rock and '70s funk to its stirring tale of Dorothy’s journey to find her place in a contemporary world. Now the beloved story returns to Broadway with a fresh adaptation that has roots at The Muny. Opens April 17 at the Marquis Theatre

Liz Armstrong, producer
Maya Bowles, ensemble
Mike Isaacson, producer
Tavia Rivée Jefferson, associate director
Ralph Stan Lee, production stage manager
Phillip Johnson Richardson, actor
Amber Ruffin, writer
Avilon Trust Tate, ensemble


This sweeping musical portrait is inspired by the life of the Polish painter Tamara de Lempicka. Spanning decades of political and personal turmoil and told through a pop-infused score, Lempicka boldly explores the contradictions of a world in crisis, a woman ahead of her era and an artist whose time has finally come. Opens April 14 at the Longacre Theatre

George Abud, actor
Stephen Brower, ensemble
Kyle Brown, ensemble
Veronica Fiaoni, ensemble
Beth Leavel, actor
Leah J. Loukas, hair and wig designer
Michael Milkanin, ensemble
Khori Michelle Petinaud, ensemble
Cody Renard Richard, production stage manager
Andrew Samonsky, actor
Nathaniel Stampley, ensemble
Nicholas Ward, ensemble
Richard Riaz Yoder, associate choreographer

'The Outsiders'

In 1967 in Tulsa, Okla., the hardened hearts and aching souls of Ponyboy Curtis, Johnny Cade and their chosen family of "outsiders" are in a fight for survival and a quest for purpose in a world that may never accept them. This new musical reinvigorates the timeless tale of "haves and have-nots," of protecting what’s yours and fighting for what could be. Opens April 11 at the Jacobs Theatre

Henry Julian Gendron, swing
RJ Higton, ensemble
Wonza Johnson, understudy
Sean Harrison Jones, ensemble
Maggie Kuntz, understudy
Renni Anthony Magee, ensemble
Daryl Tofa, actor

The Who's 'Tommy'

After witnessing his father shoot his rival, the young Tommy Walker is lost in the universe. An innate knack for pinball catapults him from reticent adolescent to celebrity savior. The Who’s legendary 1969 rock opera is reimagined for contemporary audiences and includes songs such as “Pinball Wizard,” “See Me, Feel Me” and “I’m Free.” Opens March 28 at the Nederlander Theatre

Bobby Conte, actor
Tracy Cowit, sound programmer & assistant sound designer
Tyle James Eisenriech, ensemble
David Paul Kidder, ensemble
Lorin Latarro, choreographer
Daniel Quadrino, ensemble

'Water for Elephants'

The bestselling novel comes to life in a spectacle-filled new musical. After losing what matters most, a young man jumps a moving train and finds a new home with the crew of a traveling circus, and a life — and love — beyond his wildest dreams. Opened March 21 at the Imperial Theatre

Liz Armstrong, producer
Brandon Block, dance captain
Samantha Gershman, swing
Isabelle McCalla, actor
Jesse Robb, co-choreographer

'An Enemy of the People'

In this revival of Henrik Ibsen’s masterwork, a small-town doctor discovers a catastrophe that risks the lives of everyone in town. But he is shaken to his core when those in power, including his own brother, not only try to silence him — they try to destroy him. Opened March 18 at Circle in the Square Theatre

Bill Buell, actor

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'The Notebook'

The Notebook is a musical based on the bestselling novel that inspired the iconic film. Allie and Noah, both from different worlds, share a lifetime of love despite the forces that threaten to pull them apart. Opened March 14 at the Schoenfeld Theatre

Andréa Burns, actor
Matthew Buttrey, set design
Dorcas Leung, actor
Kevin McCollum, producer
Ryan Vasquez, actor

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