McKenzie Kurtz Is Anna in North American Tour of Disney's Frozen Starting March 17 | Playbill

National Tour News McKenzie Kurtz Is Anna in North American Tour of Disney's Frozen Starting March 17

Kurtz, previously seen in the role on Broadway, is playing a limited run in the tour.

McKenzie_Kurtz Frozen Production Photo HR 2020
McKenzie Kurtz in Frozen Mary Ellen Matthews

McKenzie Kurtz, who made her Broadway debut playing Anna in Disney's Frozen, steps into that same role in the North American tour March 17–April 11.

Kurtz succeeds the tour’s original Anna, Caroline Innerbichler, who played her final performance March 13.

The cast also features Caroline Bowman as Elsa, F. Michael Haynie as Olaf, Ryan McCartan as Hans, Mason Reeves as Kristoff, Jeremy Morse as Weselton, Collin Baja and Evan Strand alternating as Sven, Olivia Jones as Young Anna at certain performances, Arwen Monzon-Sanders as Young Elsa at certain performances, and real-life sisters Natalie Grace Chan as Young Elsa at certain performances and Victoria Hope Chan as Young Anna at certain performances.

The ensemble includes Caelan Creaser, Jeremy Davis, Kristen Smith Davis, Colby Dezelick, Michael Everett, Berklea Going, Michael Allan Haggerty, Tyler Jimenez, Hannah Jewel Kohn, Marina Kondo, Dustin Layton, Nika Lindsay, Tatyana Lubov, Adrianna Rose Lyons, Michael Milkanin, Kyle Lamar Mitchell, Tony Neidenbach, Jessie Peltier, Naomi Rodgers, Brian Steven Shaw, Daniel Switzer, Zach Trimmer, Brit West, and Natalie Wisdom.

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 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.

A Look Inside Rehearsal for the North American Tour of Frozen

 
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