Brown joins previously announced cast members Merle Dandridge, Ed Dixon, Roderick Hill, Celia Keenan-Bolger, and Mary Testa. The show will be directed by Gordon Greenberg, with choreography by Warren Carlyle, musical direction by Steve Marzullo, lighting design by Jeff Croiter and Jeff Carnevale, and sound design by Peter Fitzgerald.
Working has a book by Stephen Schwartz, which is based on Studs Terkel's 1974 book of the same name, which looked at a cross-section of Americans. It features a score by Schwartz, Craig Carnelia, Micki Grant, James Taylor, Susan Birkenhead, and Mary Rodgers. Among its best known songs are "Millworker," "Just a Housewife," "If I Could've Been," and "Fathers and Sons."