RuPaul’s Drag Race Star Willam joins the Off-Broadway cast of Titanique playing the role of Victor Garber September 5 at the Daryl Roth Theatre. Willam succeeds Anthony Murphy (Diana The Musical) in the role.
Willam joins a cast that includes Jackie Burns as Céline Dion, Lindsay Heather Pearce as Rose, Michael Williams as Jack, Brandon Contreras as Cal, Anne Fraser Thomas as The Unsinkable Molly Brown, Drew Droege as Ruth, and Marcus Antonio as The Iceberg. Cayleigh Capaldi, Brad Greer, Dimitri Moise, Nya, and Kristina Walz round out the company.
Also joining the cast are background vocalists Chani Maisonet and Terrence Williams Jr. Tess Marshall joined as a swing August 31.
Parodying the Oscar-winning blockbuster film Titanic, Céline Dion commandeers a tour at the Titanic Museum and delivers her version of what really went down between Jack and Rose with hits by the iconic singer, including "My Heart Will Go On," "All By Myself," and "To Love You More." The musical is currently playing an extended run through January 7, 2024, at the Daryl Roth.
Marla Mindelle and Constantine Rousouli co-wrote the musical with production director Tye Blue. Titaníque features music supervision, arrangements, and orchestrations by Nicholas Connell, choreography by Ellenore Scott, scenic design by Gabriel Hainer Evansohn and Grace Lauchbacher for Iron Bloom Creative Production, costume design by Alejo Vietti, lighting design by Paige Seber, sound design by Lawrence Schober, wig design by Tommy Kurzman, and prop design by Eric Reynolds. Casting is by The Telsey Office's Rachel Hoffman, Henry Russell Bergstein, and Andrew Fern.
The work transferred from the Asylum Theatre to the Daryl Roth in November 2022.