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The Lightning Thief Completes the Cast for Its National Tour

Chris McCarrell and Kristin Stokes reprise their starring roles for the touring production.

Chris McCarrell reprises his performance as Percy Jackson for The Lightning Thief national tour.
(© Jeremy Daniel)

Complete casting has been announced for the upcoming national tour of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical, based on the best-selling novel by Rick Riordan.

As previously announced, Chris McCarrell and Kristin Stokes will reprise the roles of Percy Jackson and Annabeth, respectively, after originating the roles in the New York production. Also reprising their performances will be Sarah Beth Pfeifer as Clarice and others and James Hayden Rodriguez as Luke and others.

Rounding out the cast will be Izzy Figueroa (Understudy for Grover, Mr. Brunner, Assistant Stage Manager), Jorrel Javier (Grover and Mr. D), Ryan Knowles (Chiron and others), Sam Leicht (understudy for Percy and Luke), Jalynn Steele (Sally and others), and T. Shyvonne Stewart (understudy for Sally and Clarice).

The Lightning Thief features a book by Joe Tracz, music and lyrics by Rob Rokicki, and is directed by Stephen Brackett, with choreography by Patrick McCollum. The creative team also includes set design by Lee Savage, costume design by Sydney Maresca, lighting design by David Lander, sound design by Ryan Rumery, fight direction by Rod Kinter, and orchestrations by Wiley DeWeese and Rob Rokicki. The production is being presented by special arrangement with Rick Riordan and the Gallt & Zacker Literary Agency.

The national tour launches in Chicago in January 2019.