Producers of the hit Broadway musical, ANASTASIA, announced today that rising theater star, Jake Levy, will assume the principal role of Dmitry beginning October 8, 2019, in Los Angeles, CA. This will mark Jake’s national tour debut as the North American tour embarks on its second season.
Jake Levy earned his BA in musical theater from UCLA in 2018, credits include: Carrie (Tommy Ross), Carousel (Jigger), Pippin (Pippin), among others. Shortly after graduation, Jake originated the role of Dwayne in the Off-Broadway production of Superhero, a new musical by Tom Kitt and John Logan, at the Second Stage Theater in New York.
Watch as Dmitrys from around the world make this announcement:
Jake Levy will join current cast members Lila Coogan as Anya, Jason Michael Evans as Gleb, Joy Franz as Dowager Empress, Tari Kelly as Countess Lily, Edward Staudenmayer as Vlad and Delilah Rose Pellow as Little Anastasia. The company also welcomes new cast members, Hannah Florence as Swing / u/s Anya, Tamra Hayden as U/S Dowager, Daniel Z. Miller as U/S Dmitry and Eloise Vaynshtok as Little Anastasia.
The current Anastasia ensemble includes Ronnie S. Bowman Jr., Ashlee Dupre, Kylie Victoria Edwards, Alison Ewing, Peter Garza, Jeremiah Ginn, Brett- Marco Glauser, Brad Greer, Lucy Horton, Mary Illes, Fred Inkley, Kourtney Keitt , Beth Stafford Laird, Mark MacKillop, Kenneth Michael Murray, Taylor Quick, Matt Rosell, Sareen Tchekmedyian, Addison Mackynzie Valentino, and Lyrica Woodruff.
The tour, now playing at The Golden Gate Theatre in San Francisco through September 29, currently stars original company member, Stephen Brower, as Dmitry. Stephen will continue playing the dashing conman through San Diego (October 1 – 6).
Click here to see the current tour route for Anastasia.