Eric Anderson to join Moulin Rouge
Eric Anderson to join Moulin Rouge

Eric Anderson Set to Replace Danny Burstein in Moulin Rouge! The Musical

He certainly can-can! Eric Anderson will join the company of Moulin Rouge! The Musical on January 18, 2022, in the role of club impresario Harold Zidler. He takes over the role from Danny Burstein, who earned a Tony Award, an Outer Critics Circle Awards honor, and the Drama League Award for Distinguished Performance for originating the role of Zidler. Burstein will play his final performance on January 16, 2022.

Eric Anderson has appeared on Broadway in the original casts of Kinky Boots, Rocky, The Last Ship, Soul Doctor (Drama Desk nomination), Pretty Woman, and Waitress, most recently reprising his portrayal of Cal in the post-shutdown revival. His film and TV credits include The Greatest Showman, Elementary, The Good Wife, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Alias, and Live From Lincoln Center: South Pacific.

Anderson joins a cast that is led by Natalie Mendoza as Satine, Tony Award winner Aaron Tveit as Christian, Tony and Olivier Award nominee Sahr Ngaujah as Toulouse-Lautrec, Tam Mutu as The Duke of Monroth, Ricky Rojas as Santiago and Tony Award nominee Robyn Hurder as Nini. Ashley Loren is the Satine Alternate.

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.

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

Baz Luhrmann’s iconic film comes to life onstage, remixed in a new musical mash-up extravaganza. The winner of 10 Tony Awards including Best Musical, Moulin Rouge! The Musical is a theatrical celebration of Truth, Beauty, Freedom, and – above all – Love. Moulin Rouge! The Musical is more than a musical; it is a state of mind.

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