Erin Davie will join the cast of The Mystery of Edwin Drood, replacing current star Betsy Wolfe on February 12. Wolfe departs the Roundabout Theatre Company revival on February 10 to headline The Last Five Years at Second Stage.
Based on Charles Dickens’ final unfinished novel, The Mystery of Edwin Drood allows the audience to vote for whom they believe to be the suspect in the mysterious disappearance of a young man named Edwin Drood. Chita Rivera, Stephanie J. Block, Will Chase, Gregg Edelman and Jim Norton star in the first Broadway revival of the 1985 Tony Award-winning musical.
The show also stars Andy Karl, Jessie Mueller, Nicholas Barasch, Peter Benson and Robert Creighton, with an ensemble that includes Alison Cimmet, Nick Corley, Janine DiVita, Jenifer Foote, Justin Greer, Shannon Lewis, Spencer Plachy, Kiira Schmidt, Eric Sciotto and Jim Walton. The musical's new cast album will be released on January 29, 2013.
Davie’s Broadway credits include A Little Night Music, Grey Gardens and Curtains. Her off-Broadway credits include The Glorious Ones and Applause, and she was featured in the national tours of Swing! and Guys and Dolls.
The Mystery of Edwin Drood plays a limited engagement at Studio 54 through March 10.