Casey Cott to Star in MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL on Broadway This August


Casey Cott | Photo: Nathan Johnson

Jordanna Brody
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June 26, 2023 10:31 AM

The Tony Award-winning Best Musical Moulin Rouge! The Musical will welcome Casey Cott, best known for his role on Riverdale, making his Broadway debut in the role of Christian beginning August 1. He will play a limited engagement through December 3, starring opposite Courtney Reed as Satine.

The current Satine and Christian, Joanna “JoJo” Levesque and Derek Klena, will play their final performance on Sunday, July 30.

Casey Cott played Kevin Keller in the long-running CW series Riverdale from Greg Berlanti and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, based on the character from the Archie Comic universe. His Television and film credits include Asking For It, All the Little Things We Kill, Law & Order: SVU, Katy Keene and Instinct. He played the title role in the Kennedy Center’s production of The Who’s Tommy. Casey is a Carnegie Mellon alum.

Moulin Rouge! The Musical is the winner of ten 2021 Tony Awards including Best Musical, two Drama League Awards including Outstanding Production of a Musical, five Drama Desk Awards and ten Outer Critics Circle Award Honor citations including New Broadway Musical.

Moulin Rouge! The Musical opened to critical acclaim at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre in the Summer of 2019 and reopened in September 2021 following the shutdown of Broadway due to the pandemic.

Moulin Rouge! The Musical is directed by Tony Award winner Alex Timbers and with a book by Tony Award winner John Logan, choreography by Tony Award winner Sonya Tayeh and music supervision, orchestrations and arrangements by Tony Award winner Justin Levine.

The design team for Moulin Rouge! The Musical includes Tony Award winner Derek McLane, Tony Award winner Catherine Zuber, Tony Award winner Justin Townsend, Tony Award winner Peter Hylenski, Drama Desk Award winner David Brian Brown, Sarah Cimino, and Tony Award winner Matt Stine. Casting is by Jim Carnahan and Stephen Kopel.

The current Broadway cast is led by Joanna “JoJo” Levesque as Satine, Tony Award nominee Derek Klena as Christian, Eric Anderson as Harold Zidler, André Ward as Toulouse-Lautrec, David Harris as The Duke of Monroth, Ricky Rojas as Santiago and Sophie Carmen-Jones as Nini. Oyoyo Joi is the Satine Alternate. The cast includes Jacqueline B. Arnold, Tasia Jungbauer, David Merino, Sarah Bowden, Maya Bowles, Cameron Burke, Patrick Clanton, Raúl Contreras, Alexander Gil Cruz, Bobby Daye, Taurean Everett, Aaron C. Finley, Stephen Hernandez, Bahiyah Hibah, Heather Makalani, Nick Martinez, Kara Menendez, Kaitlin Mesh, Kelsey Orem, Dylan Paul, Clay Rice-Thomson, Amy Quanbeck, Brandon Stonestreet, Alec Varcas, Cole Wachman, Bria Jené Williams, Ricardo Zayas.

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Jordanna Brody

Originally from South Florida, Jordanna Brody graduated from Emerson College with a BFA in Theatre Education and Performance in 2019. Her experience teaching, performing, directing, and working behind the scenes informs her perspective on theatre in every way. She is passionate about uplifting marginalized voices and innovative theatrical experiences.

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