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Will Swenson to Headline Matilda the Musical

Laura Michelle Kelly and Ann Harada will also appear in the summertime production at the Muny.

Will Swenson will star in Matilda at the Muny.
(© Kristen Goehring)

The Muny has announced the casting for its 101st season.

Guys and Dolls, running June 10-16, will feature Ben Davis (Sky), Brittany Bradford (Sarah), Jordan Gelber (Nathan Detroit), and Kendra Kassebaum (Adelaide).

Kinky Boots, running June 19-25, will feature Broadway cast members J. Harrison Ghee (Lola) and Taylor Louderman (Lauren), as well as Canadian cast member Graham Scott Fleming (Charlie).

Running June 27-July 3, 1776 will star Robert Petkoff as John Adams, Adam Heller (Benjamin Franklin), and Keith Hines Jr. (Thomas Jefferson).

Mikaela Bennett (Ella) and Jason Gotay (Topher) will headline Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella, running July 8-16, and also featuring Ashley Brown (Marie) and Vicki Lewis (Madame).

Original cast member Jeremy Kushiner will graduate to the role of Reverend Shaw in Footloose, running July 18-24. Joining him are Mason Reeves (Ren) and McKenzie Kurtz (Ariel).

Lerner and Loewe's Paint Your Wagon will star Matt Bogart (Ben Rumson), Mamie Parris (Cayla Woodling), Omar Lopez-Cepero (Armando), and Mark Evans (William). It runs July 27-August 2.

Rounding out the season is Matilda the Musical, featuring Will Swenson as Miss Trunchbull, Laura Michelle Kelly as Miss Honey, Ann Harada as Mrs. Wormwood, and Josh Grisetti as Mr. Wormwood. It runs August 5-11.


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