See New Images of Zach Adkins in Broadway's Anastasia
He joins the cast as Dmitry alongside Vicki Lewis as Countess Lily.
The cast of Broadway's Anastasia welcomed newcomer Zach Adkins as Dmitry in his Broadway debut on March 27, and the photos of Broadway's newest star have been released. Derek Klena, who originated the role, took his final bows March 25. Vicki Lewis also joined the cast alongside Adkins, replacing Caroline O'Connor as Countess Lily.
Anastasia opened at the Broadhurst Theatre on April 24. The musical features a book by Terrence McNally and an original score by Tony winners Stephen Flaherty (music) and Lynn Ahrens (lyrics). Tony winner Darko Tresnjak directs. Ahrens and Flaherty penned the tunes for the 1997 animated film on which the stage musical is based, and have expanded their score, which contains the songs "Once Upon a December" and "Journey to the Past," for the theatrical production.
Adkins and Lewis join a cast that also stars Christy Altomare (Anya), John Bolton (Vlad), Max von Essen (Gleb), and Mary Beth Peil (Dowager Empress). Adkins's previously appeared in the first national tour of Kinky Boots, Murder Ballad (Cleveland's Playhouse Square), Sweeney Todd (Idaho Shakespeare Festival), and Spring Awakening (Beck Arts). Lewis's Broadway credits include the 1994 revival of Damn Yankees, Chicago (opposite Charlotte D'Ambious), and Wind in the Willows (opposite Nathan Lane).