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Full cast announced for ”Back to the Future” on Broadway

Roger Bart with the West End cast of Back to the Future
Roger Bart with the West End cast of Back to the Future
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The full Broadway cast of WhatsOnStage Award-winning Back to the Future: The Musical has been announced.

Previously revealed in the show are Tony Award winner Roger Bart as Doc Brown, Casey Likes as Marty McFly, and WhatsOnStage Award-winner Hugh Coles as George McFly.

They will be joined by Liana Hunt as Lorraine Baines, Jelani Remy as Goldie Wilson/Marvin Berry, and Nathaniel Hackmann as Biff Tannen.

The ensemble cast features Merritt David Janes as Strickland, Mikaela Secada as Jennifer Parker, Amber Ardolino, Will Branner, Victoria Byrd, Brendon Chan, Kevin Curtis, Nick Drake, Samuel Gerber, Marc Heitzman, Kimberly Immanuel, Joshua Kenneth Allen Johnson, Hannah Kevitt, JJ Niemann, Becca Petersen, Emma Pittman, Jonalyn Saxer, Blakely Slaybaugh, Gabi Stapula, and Daryl Tofa.

Based on the Universal Pictures/Amblin Entertainment film, Back to the Future is the 2022 WhatsOnStage and Olivier Award-winning Best New Musical. It has a book by Bob Gale, new music and lyrics by Emmy and Grammy Award-winning Alan Silvestri and six-time Grammy Award-winning Glen Ballard, with additional songs from the film including “The Power of Love” and “Johnny B Goode.”

Gale is the co-creator and co-writer of the Back to the Future film trilogy, and Silvestri composed the film score for the series.

The production is directed by Tony Award winner John Rando and features a multi-Tony and Olivier Award-winning design team that includes Tim Hatley (set and costume design), Tim Lutkin and Hugh Vanstone (lighting), Gareth Owen (sound) and Finn Ross (video), with choreography by Chris Bailey, musical supervision and arrangements by Nick Finlow, illusions by Chris Fisher, orchestrations by Ethan Popp and Bryan Crook, dance arrangements by David Chase, music direction by Ted Arthur, and casting by Tara Rubin.

The piece tells the story of Marty McFly, a rock ‘n’ roll teenager who is accidentally transported back to 1955. The production is set to begin performances on 30 June 2023 at the Winter Garden Theatre in New York City.

It continues in the West End at the Adelphi Theatre, with tickets for that production on sale below.

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