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Broadway's Greg Reuter Passes Away at 43

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BroadwayWorld.com is saddened to report the death of Broadway veteran Greg Reuter, who had recently joined the faculty of Michigan State University as a Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre and Choreography. He passed away on December 18th at age 43 due to medical complications. We will update this article with more information as it becomes available.

According to a posting on the school's web site: The MSU Department of Theatre mourns the loss of Professor Greg Reuter who passed away suddenly on Thursday, December 18.

His parents noted that "Greg loved his job and his students so much. He was so proud of the students he taught and commented many times on how fulfilling being a professor was for him."

Details regarding a memorial service will be announced at a later time.

Our condolences go out to Greg's entire family.

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Greg had been seen in numerous Broadway and Los Angeles casts, including Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Chicago (Billy Flynn), Fosse (principal dancer), Bells Are Ringing (2001 Revival), Aida (Radames), The Producers (Leo Bloom and Carmen Ghia), Monty Python's Spamalot (Original Broadway Cast), and Shrek The Musical (Original Broadway Cast).

He performed on the esteemed Tony Awards Broadcast 3 times and lent his voice to 3 Grammy Award winning cast albums. Greg's passion for education brought him around the country to teach master classes for the nation's marquis music theatre collegiate programs, as well as being a senior faculty member for Broadway University, and teaching/designing curriculum for Camp Broadway and Broadway Classroom. Reuter also blogged for BroadwayWorld.com in 2012.

He has also worked as a backup singer for Liza Minelli, was an original cast member for the award winning All-Broadway comedy improv troupe Don't Quit Your Night Job, and a frequent artist and host of the NYC institution- Broadway Sessions. Greg can be heard on numerous tv and radio jingles as a session singer. Greg trained at Western Michigan University (BFA in Music Theatre with honors), and at the Atlantic Theatre Company (NYC).


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