Casting is complete for the MCC Theater’s forthcoming off-Broadway production of Carrie. The newly reworked and re-imagined production of the short-lived 1988 Broadway musical will begin performances at the Lucille Lortel Theatre on January 31, 2012, and open on March 1, directed by Stafford Arima.
Joining previously announced stars Marin Mazzie (as Carrie’s mother, Margaret) and Molly Ranson (in the title role) are Christy Altomare, Carmen Cusack, Jeanna de Waal, Derek Klena, Ben Thompson, Wayne Wilcox, Corey Boardman, Blair Goldberg, F. Michael Haynie, Andy Mientus, Elly Noble, and Jen Sese.
Carrie features music by Michael Gore, lyrics by Dean Pitchford and a book by Lawrence D. Cohen, who adapted the 1974 novel by Stephen King for the 1976 Brian DePalma film.
The creative team includes Matt Williams (chorography), Mary-Mitchell Campbell (music direction and arrangements), David Zinn (set design), Emily Rebholz (costume design), Kevin Adams (lighting design), Sven Ortel (projections design), Jonathan Deans (sound design), Doug Besterman (orchestrations), AnnMarie Milazzo (vocal design), Leah J. Loukas (wig and hair design) and Rick Sordelet (fight director).