Ramin Karimloo Sets Final Performance in Broadway’s Anastasia

Broadway News   Ramin Karimloo Sets Final Performance in Broadway’s Anastasia
 
Karimloo originated the role of Gleb, a conflicted Russian military general whose storyline was created for the Broadway stage adaptation of the 1997 animated favorite.
Ramin Karimloo
Ramin Karimloo

Tony Award nominee Ramin Karimloo, who originated the role of Russian military general Gleb in the Broadway premiere of Anastasia, will play his final performance in the musical December 3 at the Broadhurst Theatre.

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Ramin Karimloo Joseph Marzullo/WENN


A new character written by playwright/book writer Terrence McNally for the stage incarnation, the rising Communist general finds himself torn between uniform, father, and his heart as he pursues Anya across a continent.

Karimloo’s replacement will be announced in the coming weeks.

Read: HOW BROADWAY’S ANASTASIA IS A VERY DIFFERENT STORY THAN THE ANIMATED MUSICAL

The production, which officially opened April 24, features a score by Tony Award winners Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty and an all-new book by Tony winner McNally.

The cast is headed by Christy Altomare as Anya, Derek Klena as Dmitry, John Bolton as Vlad, Caroline O’Connor as Lily, and Tony nominee Mary Beth Peil as Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna.

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