Full Broadway Cast Announced for THE GREAT GATSBY, Previews Begin March 29
Posted by: Official_Press_Release 11:58 am EST 02/19/24

COMPLETE CAST ANNOUNCED FOR

THE BROADWAY PREMIERE OF

THE GREAT GATSBY

A NEW MUSICAL

PREVIEWS BEGIN MARCH 29

OPENING NIGHT APRIL 25

AT THE BROADWAY THEATRE

TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW AT TELECHARGE.COM

(New York, NY – February 19, 2024) Award-winning Korean Producer Chunsoo Shin is thrilled to announce the full cast for the Broadway premiere of the acclaimed new musical The Great Gatsby, opening this spring at The Broadway Theatre (53rd and Broadway, NYC).

The production previously announced that its principal cast will be led by Tony Award-nominated sensations Jeremy Jordan (Newsies, "Smash") as Jay Gatsby and Eva Noblezada (Hadestown, Miss Saigon) as Daisy Buchanan, alongside Noah J. Ricketts ("Fellow Travelers", Frozen) as Nick Carraway, Samantha Pauly (Six) as Jordan Baker, Sara Chase ("The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt") as Myrtle Wilson, John Zdrojeski (Good Night Oscar) as Tom Buchanan, Paul Whitty (Come From Away, Once) as George Wilson, and Eric Anderson (Moulin Rouge! The Musical, Waitress) as Wolfsheim.

Joining the production's ensemble are Raymond Edward Baynard (MJ: the Musical), Austin Colby (Frozen), Curtis Holland (Mean Girls), Traci Elaine Lee (Shucked), Dariana Mullen (The Great Gatsby at Paper Mill), Ryah Nixon (Boop! The Musical), Pascal Pastrana (A Beautiful Noise), Kayla Pecchioni (Paradise Square), Mariah Resheg Reives (Funny Girl), Dan Rosales (Trevor: The Musical), Dave Schoonover (Bad Cinderella), Derek Jordan Taylor (Funny Girl), Tanairi Sade Vazquez (On Your Feet!), and Katie Webber (Rock of Ages). Kurt Csolak (Funny Girl), Carissa Gaughran (Pretty Woman National Tour), Samantha Pollino (Sweeney Todd), Alex Prakken (New York, New York), Jake Trammel (The Great Gatsby at Paper Mill), and Jasmine Pearl Villaroel (After Midnight) round out the full cast as swings.

Direct from a record-shattering, sold-out world premiere at Paper Mill Playhouse last fall, the show features music & lyrics by Tony Award nominees Nathan Tysen (Paradise Square) & Jason Howland (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, Little Women), a book by Jonathan Larson Grant winner Kait Kerrigan (The Mad Ones), and is staged by award-winning director Marc Bruni (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical) and choreographer Dominique Kelley ("Mariah's Magical Christmas Special", "Dancing with the Stars"). The musical begins previews on Friday, March 29, 2024, and is set to open on Thursday, April 25, 2024, at The Broadway Theatre (53rd and Broadway, NYC). Tickets are now on sale at Telecharge.com.

F. Scott Fitzgerald's timeless, seminal novel comes to the Broadway musical stage for the first time ever, in the "dazzling, lush and bewitching production" (New York Times), The Great Gatsby. Transporting audiences to the lavish Roaring Twenties, the story follows eccentric and mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby, who will stop at nothing in the pursuit of the lost love of his youth, Daisy Buchanan. Through its fascinatingly nuanced characters – driven by complex inner lives, erupting with extravagance and longing – this epic tale has always been destined to sing. Now, it finally comes to life on the greatest American stage, through an electrifying jazz and pop-infused score, and a grand production befitting the 21st century.

The world premiere engagement of The Great Gatsby was the highest grossing show in Paper Mill Playhouse history. The production, which ran October 12–November 12, 2023, also broke the theater's all-time record for ticket sales in a single day, and sold out the entire run before its very first performance. The New York Times hailed the production as "dazzling, lush, and bewitching... Jeremy Jordan's Gatsby is grounded and debonair, which makes it all the more thrilling when his voice scurries up to a delicious falsetto. Eva Noblezada captures Daisy's longing with an emotive and powerful voice." The musical was lauded by The Star Ledger as, "a triumph! Smartly written, sharply directed, expertly performed, and teeming with excitement and drama, this musical adaptation explodes off the stage!" New York Stage Review declared Jordan and Noblezada, "simply sensational," and Broadway World said, "this exceptional new musical is destined to become a treasured addition to American musical theatre."

One of the most popular novels of all time, The Great Gatsby is a New York Times and USA Today perennial best seller. It has sold over 30 million copies worldwide since its release in 1925 and continues to sell over 500,000 per year. The novel has been translated into over 42 different languages, and has been adapted into television shows, radio plays, video games, and multiple films – including the acclaimed Baz Luhrmann feature film starring Leonardo DiCaprio.

The Broadway premiere of The Great Gatsby will feature scenic & projection design by Paul Tate de Poo III (Spamalot, Tommy at The Kennedy Center), costume design by Tony Award winner Linda Cho (Anastasia, A Gentleman's Guide...), lighting design by Cory Pattak (Spamalot), sound design by Tony Award winner Brian Ronan (Beautiful, The Book of Mormon), hair & wig design by Drama Desk Award winner Charles G. LaPointe (The Cher Show, Spongebob Squarepants) & Rachael Geier. Arrangements are by Jason Howland, Orchestrations are by Jason Howland and Kim Scharnberg (Jekyll & Hyde), the Music Director is Daniel Edmonds (Strictly Ballroom), and the music producer is Grammy Award winner Billy Jay Stein for Strike Audio (Beautiful – cast album). Casting is by C12 Casting (Gutenberg, & Juliet) and the Production Stage Manager is Brian Bogin (The Great Comet, Mike Birbiglia: The Old Man & The Pool). Mark Shacket (Funny Girl, Slave Play) of Foresight Theatrical serves as Executive Producer.

Tickets for the Broadway production are $39–199 (incl. $2 facility fee), and are on sale now at Telecharge.com. The regular performance schedule is: Mondays at 7pm, Wednesdays at 7pm, Thursdays at 2pm & 8pm, Fridays at 7pm, Saturdays at 2pm & 8pm, and Sundays at 3:00 pm. The preview & holiday schedules may vary – for more information, visit broadwaygatsby.com.
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