Ricky Rojas & Sophie Carmen-Jones to Join MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL in April

Original Broadway cast member Rojas returns as Santiago, and original West End cast member Carmen-Jones will make her Broadway debut as Nini.

By: Feb. 28, 2023
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Moulin Rouge! The Musical will welcome original Broadway cast member Ricky Rojas as Santiago and original West End cast member Sophie Carmen-Jones making her Broadway debut as Nini beginning Tuesday, April 11 at Broadway's Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th St, NYC).

Ricky Rojas and Sophie Carmen-Jones will join Platinum-selling artist Joanna "JoJo" Levesque as Satine, Tony Award® nominee Derek Klena as Christian along with current cast members Eric Anderson as Harold Zidler, André Ward as Toulouse-Lautrec and David Harris as The Duke of Monroth.

Ricky Rojas created the role of Santiago in Moulin Rouge! The Musical first in Boston in 2018 and then for the show's Broadway premiere in 2019. He made his Broadway debut in 2009 in Burn the Floor. He's appeared in London's West End in Sister Act the Musical, Tonight's the Night: Rod Stewart Musical, Grease, Burn the Floor (Shaftesbury); Flashdance the Musical, Pirates of Penzance, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Adelphi); Fame: The Musical (Aldwych); and The Buddy Holly Story (Novello).

Sophie Carmen-Jones originated the role of Nini in the West End company of Moulin Rouge! The Musical when it premiered in London in 2021. She's also appeared on London's West End in Jersey Boys, Viva Forever! (original cast), Wicked and We Will Rock You and on tour in the UK as Velma Kelly in Chicago. Her television credits include "One Day" (Netflix), "Dark Money" (BBC), "Cleaning Up" (ITV), "White Gold" (BBC) and "Unforgotten" (ITV). She's appeared on film in The Little Mermaid, Death on the Nile, Cinderella, Rocketman, Cats, Aladdin and Beauty and the Beast.

For more information visit www.MoulinRougeMusical.com.

ABOUT Moulin Rouge! THE MUSICAL

Moulin Rouge! The Musical is the winner of ten 2021 Tony Awards® including Best Musical, two Drama League Awards including Outstanding Production of a Musical, five Drama Desk Awards and ten Outer Critics Circle Award Honor citations including New Broadway Musical.

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.

Moulin Rouge! 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.

The design team for Moulin Rouge! The Musical includes Tony Award® winner Derek McLane (sets), Tony Award® winner Catherine Zuber (costumes), Tony Award® winner Justin Townsend (lighting), Tony Award® winner Peter Hylenski (sound), Drama Desk Award winner David Brian Brown (wig and hair design), Sarah Cimino (Make-up design) and Tony Award® winner Matt Stine (Music Producer). Casting is by Jim Carnahan and Stephen Kopel.

The current Broadway cast is led by Ashley Loren as Satine, Tony Award® winner Aaron Tveit as Christian, Eric Anderson as Harold Zidler, André Ward as Toulouse-Lautrec, David Harris as The Duke of Monroth, Caleb Marshall-Villarreal as Santiago and Jessica Lee Goldyn as Nini. Oyoyo Joi is the Satine Alternate. The cast includes Jacqueline B. Arnold, Tasia Jungbauer, Jeigh Madjus, Sarah Bowden, Maya Bowles, Cameron Burke, Lauren Celentano, Patrick Clanton, Raúl Contreras, Alexander Gil Cruz, Kevin Curtis, Bobby Daye, Mia DeWeese, Taurean Everett, Aaron C. Finley, Lauren E.J. Hamilton, Stephen Hernandez, Bahiyah Hibah, Kara Menendez, Kaitlin Mesh, Kelsey Orem, Dylan Paul, Clay Rice-Thomson, Arianna Rosario, Julius Anthony Rubio, Brandon Stonestreet, Alec Varcas, Cole Wachman.

Raúl Contreras is appearing with the support of Actors' Equity Association. The producers gratefully acknowledge Actors' Equity Association for its assistance of this production.

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. Pop the champagne and prepare for the spectacular spectacular...Welcome to Moulin Rouge! The Musical.

Baz Luhrmann's iconic film comes to life onstage, remixed in a new musical mash-up extravaganza. 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.

As in the film, Moulin Rouge! The Musical celebrates over 160 years of music - from Offenbach to Lady Gaga. The stage musical features many of the iconic songs from the movie and also includes recent hits released since the movie premiered 20 years ago.

Moulin Rouge! The Musical is produced by Carmen Pavlovic and Gerry Ryan OAM for Global Creatures and Bill Damaschke. General management is by Foresight Theatrical.

Co-producers of the Broadway production include Aaron Lustbader, Hunter Arnold, Darren Bagert, Erica Lynn Schwartz / Matt Picheny / Stephanie Rosenberg, Adam Blanshay Productions / Nicolas & Charles Talar, Iris Smith, Aleri Entertainment, CJ ENM, Sophie Qi/Harmonia Holdings, AF Creative Media / International Theatre Fund, Baz & Co. / Len Blavatnik, Endeavor Content, Tom & Pam Faludy, Gilad-Rogowsky / InStone Productions, John Gore Organization, Mehr-BB Entertainment GmbH, Spencer Ross, Nederlander Presentations / IPN, Eric Falkenstein / Suzanne Grant, Jennifer Fischer, Peter May / Sandy Robertson, Triptyk Studios, Carl Daikeler / Sandi Moran, Desantis-Baugh Productions, Red Mountain Theatre Company / 42ND.CLUB, Candy Spelling / Tulchin Bartner, Roy Furman and Jujamcyn Theatres.

Released by 20th Century Studios, Baz Luhrmann's Moulin Rouge! premiered at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival. At the 74th Academy Awards, the film was nominated for eight Oscars, including Best Picture, and won two.

The Moulin Rouge of Paris, managed by Jean-Jacques Clerico (CEO), is a dazzling and spectacular universe, the symbol of the Parisian way of celebrating since 1889. Starting life as a popular cabaret and dance hall, the venue became an iconic music hall in the Roaring Twenties, and then a theatre where numerous famous French and International Artists stepped out into the limelight. Today, the Moulin Rouge and its 60 artists present the Féerie revue show: two hours of amazement between cabaret and music hall styles where dance scenes and surprise acts intersperse - without forgetting the Moulin Rouge's most emblematic dance, the French Cancan! Since its creation, the Moulin Rouge of Paris has always been an invitation to live and share all the emotions and effervescence of a unique party extravaganza. http://www.moulinrouge.fr/

The Grammy-nominated Moulin Rouge! The Musical Original Broadway Cast Recording, produced by Baz Luhrmann, Justin Levine, Matt Stine & Alex Timbers, is now available by Baz Luhrmann's label, House of Iona, and RCA Records. The album debuted at #1 on Billboard's Cast Album chart.

The book Moulin Rouge! The Musical: The Story of the Broadway Spectacular, a glittering backstage pass to Moulin Rouge! The Musical and its journey to Broadway, is now available from Rizzoli.





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