Casey Cott
Casey Cott

Casey Cott to Join Broadway Cast of Moulin Rouge! The Musical

The Tony Award-winning Moulin Rouge! The Musical has revealed its latest star. Casey Cott (The CW’s Riverdale) will make his Broadway debut this summer in the role of Christian beginning Tuesday, August 1, 2023, at Broadway’s Al Hirschfeld Theatre. He will play a limited engagement through December 3, 2023.

Cott will join the cast alongside the previously announced Courtney Reed as Satine. The pair will take over the roles from Derek Klena and Joanna “JoJo” Levesque, who take their final bows on 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. The Carnegie Mellon alum also played the title role in the Kennedy Center’s production of The Who’s Tommy.

In additon to Klena and Levesque, the current cast of Moulin Rouge! The Musical includes 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, with Oyoyo Joi as the Satine Alternate.

Enter a world of splendor and romance, of eye-popping excess, of glitz, grandeur, and glory! A world where Bohemians and aristocrats rub elbows and revel in electrifying enchantment. Welcome to Moulin Rouge! The Musical! Baz Luhrmann’s revolutionary film comes to life onstage, remixed in a new musical mash-up extravaganza. Directed by Tony Award winner Alex Timbers, Moulin Rouge! The Musical is a theatrical celebration of Truth, Beauty, Freedom, and — above all — Love. With a book by Tony Award winner John Logan, music supervision, orchestrations, and arrangements by Tony Award winner Justin Levine, and choreography by Tony Award winner Sonya Tayeh, Moulin Rouge! is more than a musical — it is a state of mind.

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