Honor and chivalry reign in Theatre Under the Stars’ latest production of Camelot, where the infamous love triangle of King Arthur, Queen Guinevere and Lancelot will play out on the Hobby Center stage.
The show will run until February 3, 2013. Tickets start at $24 and are available on-line at TUTS.com or by phone at (713) 558-TUTS (8887).
The Camelot musical features the work of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe and is based on the King Arthur legend as adapted by the T.H. White novel, The Once and Future King. The original 1960 production ran on Broadway for 873 performances and won four Tony Awards. The original cast album was one of America’s top-selling LPs for 60 weeks.
Veteran stage actor, Robert Petkoff, will portray King Arthur. His credits include Broadway’s Anything Goes, Ragtime and Spamalot as well as London’s The Royal Family and Tantalus. His last appearance with TUTS was in Spamalot.
Queen Guinevere is Margaret Loesser Robinson, who is making her TUTS debut. Loesser Robinson’s credits include London’s The Snow Queen and extensive work both in New York City and in regional theatres, including Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, a Musical, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Pygmalion.
Sean MacLaughlin, whose previous work includes Broadway’s Phantom of the Opera, Lestat, The Woman In White, and Bombay Dreams, will be Lancelot.
Tony Sheldon, a Tony Award nominee from his work as Bernadette in Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, will be the comedic Pellinore. Longtime actor, Charles Krohn will appear as Merlin. Krohn has worked in more than 40 TUTS show, including Beauty and the Beast. Adam Shonkwiler, who was in the national tour of Whistle Down The Wind, will depict the evil Mordred. Scott Fonseka and Ashton Lambert will act in the role of Tom of Warwick.
Completing the cast are Michael Andrako, Blaire Baker, Karolina Blonski, Mark Donaldson, Preston Ellis, Sean Ewing, Rob Flebbe, David Grant, Laura Elizabeth Henning, Julia Krohn, Alexander Levin, Leisa Mather, Molly Mustonen, Natalie Newman, Patricia Noonan, Ian Parmenter, Jonathan Stahl and Shannon Lea Smith.
Details at www.tuts.com.