Taymor was let go from the troubled production in March after a five-month preview period. She has reportedly spent nine years working on the show, and was the show's director during its troubled preview period. She remains as co-author of the show's book with Glen Berger.
She is now listed in the credit as "original direction by," while Philip Wm. McKinley, who succeeded Taymor, is listed as a creative consultant. Since her departure, author and playwright Robert Aguirre-Sacasa has also joined the production as a bookwriter.