Complete casting has been announced for the Broadway premiere of Life of Pi.
The new play is set to open at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre on Mar. 30. Previews will begin on Mar. 9. The production recently had its North American premiere at American Repertory Theater at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, from Dec. 4, 2022, through Jan. 29.
Joining from the original London production are Hiran Abeysekera, who will reprise his Olivier Award-winning performance as Pi, and Fred Davis and Scarlet Wilderink, who will reprise their Olivier-winning portrayals as part of the puppeteering team for the Royal Bengal tiger character Richard Parker.
The cast will also feature Brian Thomas Abraham as Cook/voice of Richard Parker, Rajesh Bose as Father, Avery Glymph as Father Martin/Russian Sailor/Rear Admiral Jackson, Mahira Kakkar as Nurse/Amma/Orange Juice, Kirstin Louie as Lulu Chen, Salma Qarnain as Mrs. Biology Kumar/Zaida Khan, Sathya Sridharan as Mamaji/Pandit-Ji, Daisuke Tsuji as Mr. Okamoto/Captain, Sonya Venugopal as Rani, with Nikki Calonge, Davis, Rowan Ian Seamus Magee, Jonathan David Martin, Betsy Rosen, Celia Mei Rubin, Wilderink and Andrew Wilson as Richard Parker. Mahnaz Damania, Jon Hoche, Usman Ali Mughal, Uma Paranjpe and David Shih round out the 24-member cast with Adi Dixit as the Pi alternate...READ MORE