Conor Ryan, Courtney Reed
Conor Ryan, Courtney Reed

Courtney Reed & Conor Ryan to Star in Moulin Rouge! National Tour

These bohemians will soon be coming to a town near you. Producers Carmen Pavlovic and Bill Damaschke are pleased to announce that Broadway veterans Courtney Reed and Conor Ryan will play the roles of Satine and Christian in the North American Tour of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Moulin Rouge! The Musical when the show premieres on February 26, 2022, in Chicago at the James M. Nederlander Theatre.

Courtney Reed, who is from Chicago, is best known for originating the role of Princess Jasmine in Disney’s Aladdin, for which she received a Grammy Nomination. She was last seen in Lauren Yee’s award-winning play Cambodian Rock Band at The Signature Theatre. She also had the honor of being a part of the closing company of the Tony Award-Winning Musical In The Heights, in which she played Carla. She made her Broadway debut in Mamma Mia! Courtney’s television credits include Liza on Demand, Search Party, The Affair, Law & Order: SVU, White Collar, NYC 22, and CSI: NY.

Conor Ryan appeared on Broadway in Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella. He played opposite Kate Baldwin in the off-Broadway revival of John & Jen (Keen Company) and was seen in Desperate Measures at the York Theatre/New World Stages, receiving an Outer Critics Circle nomination. Conor has developed and originated roles in Bliss (5th Avenue), My Very Own British Invasion, Benny & Joon (Paper Mill), Into the Wild (Encore), and The Fortress of Solitude (The Public). He has appeared on television in NBC’s Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert. Conor trained at the University of Michigan and Walnut Hill School for the Arts.

Carmen Pavlovic and Bill Damaschke said, “We’re thrilled to welcome Courtney and Conor to Moulin Rouge! The Musical. They are both extraordinary artists and we all are so excited we get to launch the national tour in Chicago before continuing throughout North America.”

Following the multi-week engagement in Chicago, Moulin Rouge! The Musical will play the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis (May 18 – June 5, 2022), the Buell Theatre in Denver (June 9 – 26, 2022), the Hollywood Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles (June 30 – September 4, 2022), and the Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco (September 7 – November 6, 2022).  Additional tour stops, public on-sale dates and additional casting will be announced soon.  For more tour information, click here.

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