Tituss Burgess is returning to Broadway as the brand new Harold Zidler in Moulin Rouge! The Musical.
The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and Schmigadoon! star will play the position of the Moulin Rouge Membership proprietor for a restricted engagement by way of Dec. 17. He fills in for Eric Anderson, who will return to the position on Dec. 19.
Burgess returns to Broadway after most just lately showing within the 2009 Broadway revival of Guys and Dolls as Properly-Properly Johnson. He made his Broadway debut as Eddie in Good Vibrations and appeared within the unique Broadway casts of Jersey Boys as Hal Miller and as Sebastian in The Little Mermaid.
On display, Burgess is well-known for his position as Titus Andromedon within the Netflix collection Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, in addition to the narrator within the second season of Apple TV’s Schmigadoon. He has additionally starred within the Netflix movies Set It Up and Dolemite Is My Identify, in addition to MGM’s Aretha Franklin biopic, Respect and the animated musical comedy collection Central Park on Apple TV.
The musical, which is predicated on the Baz Luhrmann movie, started taking part in on the Al Hirschfeld Theatre in July 2019 and reopened in September 2021 following the shutdown of all Broadway theaters in March 2020. The present, which received the 2021 Tony Award for finest musical, options route by Alex Timbers, a e-book by John Logan, choreography by Sonya Tayeh and music supervision, orchestrations and preparations by Justin Levine, which helped fill the rating with many latest pop hits.
The present forged consists of Courtney Reed as Satine, Casey Cott as Christian, Eric Anderson as Harold Zidler, André Ward as Toulouse-Lautrec, David Harris as The Duke of Monroth, Ricky Rojas as Santiago and Sophie Carmen-Jones as Nini.