Courtney Reed
Courtney Reed

Courtney Reed to Join Broadway Cast of Moulin Rouge! The Musical

It was announced today that Courtney Reed (Disney’s Aladdin) will join the Broadway cast of Moulin Rouge! The Musical this summer, taking over the role of Satine from Joanna “JoJo” Levesque. Reed, who originated the role of Satine in the First National Tour, will play her first performance at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre on Tuesday, August 1.

As previously announced, Levesque and Derek Klena will play their final performance as Satine and Christian, respectively, on Sunday, July 30. Additional casting will be announced soon.

Courtney Reed joins the Broadway company directly from the Moulin Rouge! The Musical First National Tour. She is best known for originating the role of Princess Jasmine in the Broadway company of 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 Signature Theatre. She made her Broadway debut in Mamma Mia! and also had the honor of being a part of the closing company of In the Heights as Carla. Her TV credits include Liza on Demand, Search Party, The Affair, Law & Order: SVU, White Collar, NYC 22, and CSI: NY.

In addition to Levesque and Kelna, 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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