Encores! 'Titanic' Complete Principal Casting Announced

NEW YORK CITY CENTER has announced complete principal casting for Encores! Titanic, the final production of the 30th Encores! series. Featuring music and lyrics by Maury Yeston and book by Peter StoneTitanic remains a musical theater revelation, painting a heartrending portrait of the individuals whose dreams of America were dashed in the Atlantic. A centerpiece of City Center’s 80th Season at the Center of the Arts, the Encores! productions of Once Upon a MattressJelly’s Last Jam, and Titanic are being presented in special two-week runs, celebrating 30 years of the Tony-honored series.

Shereen Ahmed (Kate Murphey), Ashley Blanchet (Kate Mullins), Adam Chanler-Berat (First Officer Murdoch), Andrew Durand (Jim Farrell), Alex Joseph Grayson (Harold Bride), Jo Lampert (Bellboy), Conrad Ricamora (Thomas Andrews), Nathan Salstone (Fredrick Fleet), A.J. Shively (Charles Clarke), and Chip Zien (Isador Straus), join previously announced Chuck Cooper (Captain E.J. Smith), Eddie Cooper (Henry Etches), Drew Gehling (Edgar Beane), Ramin Karimloo (Frederick Barrett), Emilie Kouatchou (Caroline Neville), Judy Kuhn (Ida Straus), Bonnie Milligan (Alice Beane), Brandon Uranowtiz (J. Bruce Ismay), and Samantha Williams (Kate McGowan).

It was also announced today that Rob Berman will lead The Encores! Orchestra as Guest Music Director for the production directed by Anne Kauffman with choreography by Danny Mefford

The updated performance run for Encores! Titanic is June 11 through June 23. The performance on Sunday, June 16 at 7pm, has been rescheduled for Tuesday, June 11 at 7:30pm, to allow artists and audiences to celebrate The 77th Annual Tony Awards®.

Expanding City Center’s mission to make the arts accessible to everyone, the 30th Encores! series also includes Community Nights (Jun 14 for Titanic), ASL Interpreted Performances (Jun 20 for Titanic), and the first-ever Encores! student matinees for Once Upon a Mattress and Jelly’s Last Jam. For additional information visit NYCityCenter.org.

Tickets starting from $45 (fees included) can be purchased online at NYCityCenter.org, by calling 212.581.1212, or in person at the City Center Box Office. For groups of 10 or more, contact Broadway Plus by calling 646.838.0749 or email concierge@broadwayplus.com. Access City Center Club is available to those 35 years of age and under and offers a limited number of $28 tickets (fees included) to City Center productions. For more information and to sign up, visit NYCityCenter.org/Access. New York City Center is located at 131 W 55th St between Sixth and Seventh avenues.

Casting for Encores! Titanic is by The Telsey Office/Craig Burns, CSA and Rachel Hoffman, CSA. Additional casting to be announced. Casting and programming subject to change.