Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Howard McGillin Joins Rebecca

Broadway.com has reported that two-time Tony-nominee Howard McGillin will be joining the cast of the upcoming musical Rebecca taking over the role of Frank Crawley from John Dossett. He will be joining previously announced cast members Sierra Boggess and James Barbour. The musical is based on the Daphne DuMaurier novel and the 1940 Alfred Hitchcock film of the same name, and tells "the story of Maxim de Winter, his new wife (“I”) and Mrs. Danvers, the controlling and manipulative housekeeper of Maxim’s West Country estate of Manderley, where the memory of his first wife, the glamorous and mysterious Rebecca, still casts a shadow."

According to the press release, "McGillin is best known for his record-setting performance as the Phantom in Broadway’s Phantom of the Opera. He earned Tony nominations for Anything Goes and The Mystery of Edwin Drood. His other Broadway credits include She Loves Me, Kiss of The Spider Woman and Sunday in the Park with George. He is currently appearing in A Child’s Christmas in Wales at the Irish Repertory Theatre."

No comments:

Post a Comment