Lincoln Center Theater has found the leads for the Camelot love triangle at the center of Lerner and Loewe's 1960 musical. Andrew Burnap will play King Arthur, Phillipa Soo will play Guenevere, and Jordan Donica will play Lancelot Du Lac in the spring revival at the Vivian Beaumont Theater. As previously announced, previews will begin March 9, 2023 ahead of an April 13 opening.
Bartlett Sher is directing the new version of the classic, featuring a new book by To Kill a Mockingbird playwright Aaron Sorkin, based on Lerner's original. Based on the novel The Once and Future King by T.H. White, Camelot has a score with lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe.
Sher will lead a creative team that also includes choreographer Byron Easley, set designer Michael Yeargan, costume designer Jennifer Moeller, lighting designer Lap Chi Chu, sound designers Marc Salzberg and Beth Lake, and projections by 59 Productions. Casting is by The Telsey Office. B.H. Barry will serve as fight director, and Charles Means as stage manager.
The production will feature a 30-piece orchestra performing the original orchestrations by Robert Russell Bennett and Philip J. Lang and dance and choral arrangements by Trude Rittman. Kimberly Grigsby will serve as music director.
Additional casting will be announced.