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Jason Gotay, Christina Sajous, Tom Nelis Set for The Prince of Egypt

The Stephen Schwartz musical announces the cast for its world premiere.

Jason Gotay will appear in the new musical The Prince of Egypt.
Jason Gotay will appear in the new musical The Prince of Egypt.
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Casting is set for the world premiere of The Prince of Egypt, a new musical by Stephen Schwartz and Philip LaZebnik. Inspired by the acclaimed animated film of the same title, the production is directed by Scott Schwartz, running October 6-November 5 at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts.

The cast will be led by Diluckshan Jeyaratnam as Moses and Jason Gotay as Ramses. They are joined by Brennyn Lark, Julia Motyka as Miriam, Tom Nelis as Pharaoh Seti, Will Mann as High Priest Hotep, David Crane as Aaron, Christina Sajous as Queen Tuya, Ayelet Firstenberg as Youcheved, Jamila Sabares-Klemm as Nefertari, Paul-Jordan Jansen as Jethro. Natalie Schroeder and Alexandra Van De Poel will share the role of Young Miriam, with Dylan Kento Curtis as Young Aaron.

The ensemble will include C.J. Blankenship, Dominic Dagdagan, Katherine Dela Cruz, Jourdan Epstein, Brian Flores, Gabriel Hyman, Joshua Keith, Travis Leland, Alison Mixon, Ramone Owens, David Sattler, Alicia Shumway, and Kalyn West. Additional casting will be announced.

The world premiere is presented by TheatreWorks Silicon Valley, with a 2018 presentation at the Fredericia Teater in Denmark.