The Public Theater has announced full casting for Giant, the new musical by Michael John LaChiusa with book by Sybille Pearson based on Edna Ferber’s novel. Michael Greif directs the production, which will run October 26-December 2, with an opening on November 13.
The musical spans generations in an epic chronicle set in Texas amid a turbulent culture of greed, bigotry and money.
The cast will include Enrique Acevedo (Ensemble), Raul Aranas (Polo), Mary Bacon (Adarene, Mrs. Lynnton), Kate Baldwin (Leslie), Miguel Cervantes (Angel), Natalie Cortez (Juana), Rocio Del Mar Valles (Analita), John Dossett (Bawley), Jon Fletcher (Bobby Jr., Bobby Sr.), P.J. Griffith (Jett), Michael Halling (Lord Karfrey, Lynnton), Brian d’Arcy James (Bick), Mackenzie Mauzy (Lil Luz), Doreen Montalvo (Lupe), Michele Pawk (Luz); Allison Rogers (Heidi, Lady Karfrey); Isabel Santiago (Ensemble), Martin Sola (DiModeo), Bobby Steggert (Jordy Jr.), Matthew Stocke (Mike), Katie Thompson (Vashti), and William Youmans (Pinkie).
This co-production with Dallas Theater Center will have a 17-piece orchestra, scenic design by Allan Moyer, costume design by Jeff Mahshie, lighting design by Ken Posner, sound design by Brian Ronan, musical direction by Chris Fenwick, and choreography by Alex Sanchez.