The stage and screen star again steps into the role of Dr. Orin Scrivello D.D.S.—he previously played the role last fall for six weeks. Pinkham succeeds Drew Gehling (Waitress, Almost Famous), who played his final performance July 16.
This is not the only returning visitor to Skid Row: As previously reported, Jeremy Jordan (Newsies, Supergirl) will begin performances as Seymour July 25, taking over for Tony winner Matt Doyle (Company), who also ended his run July 16. (Understudies Jeff Sears and Evan Alexander Smith are playing Seymour in the interim.)
The cast currently features Joy Woods (Six: The Musical, The Notebook) as Audrey, Brad Oscar (Something Rotten!, The Producers) as Mushnik, Aaron Arnell Harrington as The Voice of Audrey II, D’Kaylah Unique Whitley as Ronnette, Tiffany Renee Thompson as Crystal, and Khadija Sankoh as Chiffon with Camryn Hampton, Najah Hetsberger, Weston Chandler Long, Teddy Yudain, Zakiya Baptiste, Johnny Newcomb, Jonothon Lyons, Noel MacNeal, Michael Iannucci, Kevin Pariseau, Jeff Sears, Evan Alexander Smith, and Melissa Victor.
The Off-Broadway revival resumed its run September 21, 2021, after temporarily closing in March 2020 due to the pandemic.
Directed by Tony winner Michael Mayer, the revival opened in October 2019. The creative team for the Howard Ashman-Alan Menken musical also includes choreographer Ellenore Scott, scenic designer Julian Crouch, lighting designer Bradley King, costume designer Tom Broecker, sound designer Jessica Paz, puppet designer Nicholas Mahon, original puppet designer Martin P. Robinson, hair and makeup designer Tommy Kurzman, music supervisor, orchestrator, and arranger Will Van Dyke, and casting director Jim Carnahan. Puppets are by Monkey Boys Productions.
General management is by Live Wire Theatrical/Chris Aniello, and production stage management is by Sara Sahin.