THE GREAT GATSBY Broadway Cast To Feature Noah J. Ricketts, Samantha Pauly, Eric Anderson & More


The Newly Announced Cast of The Great Gatsby

Alex Mecklosky
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February 1, 2024 10:00 AM

Party guests have arrived. The Principal cast for the Broadway premiere of the acclaimed new musical The Great Gatsby have been announced. 

Joining the previously announced Tony Award-nominated sensations Jeremy Jordan as Jay Gatsby and Eva Noblezada as Daisy Buchanan, the first-ever Broadway musical adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s landmark novel will also star Noah J. Ricketts as Nick Carraway, Samantha Pauly as Jordan Baker, Sara Chase as Myrtle Wilson, John Zdrojeski as Tom Buchanan, Paul Whitty as George Wilson, and Eric Anderson as Wolfsheim. Ricketts, Pauly, Chase, Zdrojeski, and Whitty reprise the roles they originated at Paper Mill Playhouse. Complete casting will be announced at a later date. 

Direct from a record-shattering, sold-out world premiere at Paper Mill Playhouse last fall, the show features music & lyrics by Tony Award nominees Nathan Tysen & Jason Howland , a book by Jonathan Larson Grant winner Kait Kerrigan, and is staged by award-winning director Marc Bruni and choreographer Dominique Kelley .  The musical begins previews on Friday, March 29th, 2024, and is set to open on Thursday, April 25th, 2024, at The Broadway Theatre . 

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s timeless, seminal novel comes to the Broadway musical stage for the first time ever, The Great Gatsby. Transporting audiences to the lavish Roaring Twenties, the story follows eccentric and mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby, who will stop at nothing in the pursuit of the lost love of his youth, Daisy Buchanan. Through its fascinatingly nuanced characters – driven by complex inner lives, erupting with extravagance and longing – this epic tale has always been destined to sing. Now, it finally comes to life on the greatest American stage, through an electrifying jazz and pop-infused score, and a grand production befitting the 21st century. 

The world premiere engagement of The Great Gatsby was the highest grossing show in Paper Mill Playhouse history. The production, which ran October 12–November 12, 2023, also broke the theater’s all-time record for ticket sales in a single day, and sold out the entire run before its very first performance. 

One of the most popular novels of all time. It has sold over 30 million copies worldwide since its release in 1925 and continues to sell over 500,000 per year. The novel has been translated into over 42 different languages, and has been adapted into television shows, radio plays, video games, and multiple films – including the acclaimed Baz Luhrmann feature film starring Leonardo DiCaprio.

The Broadway premiere of The Great Gatsby will feature scenic & projection design by Paul Tate de Poo III , costume design by Tony Award winner Linda Cho , lighting design by Cory Pattak , sound design by Tony Award winner Brian Ronan, hair & wig design by Drama Desk Award winner Charles G. LaPointe & Rachael Geier. Arrangements are by Jason Howland, Orchestrations are by Jason Howland and Kim Scharnberg, the Music Director is Daniel Edmonds, and the music producer is Grammy Award winner Billy Jay Stein for Strike Audio . Casting is by C12 Casting and the Production Stage Manager is Brian Bogin. Mark Shacket ( of Foresight Theatrical serves as Executive Producer.

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Alex Mecklosky

As a native New Yorker, Alex has always loved everything involving theatre. With a degree in Theatre and New Media from Marymount Manhattan College, Alex realized that, since he was not talented enough to be on Broadway, the next best thing would be to write about it!