Trio of original stars to appear
The entire L.A. cast of “The Pee-wee Herman Show” will move with the production to Broadway, including a trio of thesps who co-starred in the original “Pee-wee” stage incarnation.
John Moody (as Mailman Mike), John Paragon (as Jambi and Pterri) and Lynne Marie Stewart (as Miss Yvonne) — who all appeared in the first “Pee-wee” outing at the Groundlings Theater in 1981 — are on tap for the Main Stem stint, along with the rest of the cast that performed the new show in L.A. earlier this year.
Toplined by Paul Reubens and helmed by Alex Timbers, “Pee-wee” begins perfs Oct. 26 at the Stephen Sondheim Theater. Advance sales for the Broadway incarnation have proved strong enough that the limited run has extended through the holidays, with the show now set to shutter Jan. 2.