Courtney Reed joins 'Moulin Rouge!' Broadway cast

Courtney Reed will join the company as Satine on Aug. 1.

Allison Considine
Allison Considine

Courtney Reed will join the company of Moulin Rouge! The Musical on Broadway in the role of Satine. Reed, who originated the role in the first national tour, will begin performances on Aug. 1.

Reed replaces Joanna “JoJo” Levesque, whose final performance will be July 30. Derek Klena, who stars as Christian, will also depart the show at the end of next month. Additional casting will be announced soon.

Reed joins the Broadway company directly from the show’s first national tour. She is best known for originating the role of Princess Jasmine in the Broadway company of Aladdin. Other stage credits include Cambodian Rock Band at Signature Theatre and Broadway’s In the Heights and Mamma Mia!.

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Photo credit: Courtney Reed in the North American Tour of Moulin Rouge! The Musical. (Photo by Matthew Murphy for MurphyMade)

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