Nicholas Edwards to Join Tour of Disney's Frozen | Playbill

National Tour News Nicholas Edwards to Join Tour of Disney's Frozen

The touring production will also welcome the return of Avelyn Lena Choi and Norah Nunes.

Nicholas Edwards

The North American tour of Disney's Frozen, currently playing the Academy of Music in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, through April 7, will welcome Nicholas Edwards to the cast later this month.

Edwards, seen on Broadway in & Juliet and Frozen, will step into the role of Kristoff beginning April 10. The production will also welcome the return of Avelyn Lena Choi, who joins current cast member Savannah Lumar alternating as Young Elsa, and Norah Nunes, who joins current cast member Emma Origenes alternating as Young Anna.

Frozen continues to star Caroline Bowman as Elsa, Lauren Nicole Chapman as Anna, Jeremy Davis as Olaf, Preston Perez as Hans, Evan Duff as Weselton, and Collin Baja and Dan Plehal alternating as Sven. (Belinda Allyn will play the role of Anna May 14–June 16).

The ensemble includes Alicia Albright, Kate Bailey, Jack Brewer, Reese Britts, Kristen Smith Davis, Sarah Dearstyne, Leigh-Ann Esty, Michael Everett, Jason Goldston, Natalie Goodin, Michael Allan Haggerty, Zach Hess, Dustin Layton, Adrianna Rose Lyons, Michaela Marfori, Brian Martin, Kyle Lamar Mitchell, Katie Mariko Murray, Tony Neidenbach, Renée Reid, Sammy Schechter, Nick Silverio, Daniel Switzer, Natalie Wisdom, and Peli Naomi Woods.

Based on the 2013 animated Disney film, Frozen features music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez and a book by Jennifer Lee. The musical opened on Broadway in March 2018, earning Tony Award nominations for Best Musical, Best Book, and Best Original Score. The Broadway production announced in May 2020 that it would not reopen post-pandemic. The tour launched in Los Angeles in 2019, and the London production officially opened September 8, 2021.

Read Reviews for London's Frozen, Starring Samantha Barks and Stephanie McKeon

Frozen is directed by Michael Grandage, with choreography by Rob Ashford, scenic and costume design by Christopher Oram, lighting design by Natasha Katz, sound design by Peter Hylenski, video design by Finn Ross, puppet design by Michael Curry, hair design by David Brian Brown, makeup design by Anne Ford-Coates, special effects design by Jeremy Chernick, and casting by The Telsey Office's Rachel Hoffman and Laura Wade.

Stephen Oremus is music supervisor and creates vocal, incidental, and dance arrangements. He is joined on the music team by orchestrator Dave Metzger, executive music producer Chris Montan, additional dance arranger David Chase, and music director Faith Seetoo.

For the current touring itinerary, click here.

See Photos of Disney's North American Tour of Frozen

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