Aaron Tveit

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Aaron Tveit

Aaron Tveit is a Tony-nominated American theatre, television, and film actor. 

Tveit earned a Tony Award for leading the cast of the world premiere production of Moulin Rouge! The Musical. A stage adaptation of Baz Luhrmann’s critically acclaimed film, the Grammy-nominated show premiered on Broadway in the summer of 2019. Tveit also received an Outer Critics Circle honor for his performance. 

In July 2021, he was seen in Apple TV+’s new series Schmigadoon. Also starring Cecily Strong, Keegan Michael-Key, Alan Cumming, Kristin Chenoweth and more, the show follows a couple who on a backpacking trip designed to reinvigorate their relationship when they discover a magical town in which everyone acts as if they’re in a musical from the 1940s. They then discover they can’t leave until they find “true love.” He also appears in Ryan Murphy’s American Horror Stories and Audible, and Broadway Video’s podcast Hit Job, alongside Keke Palmer, Pete Davidson and more.

Television audiences know him from the USA network series Graceland, the CBS comic-thriller, Braindead, where he played the male lead of Gareth, opposite Mary Elizabeth Winstead, the Emmy award-winning television musical Grease: Live, where he played Danny Zuko opposite Julianne Hough and Vanessa Hudgens. Most recently, Tveit was seen in Hallmark’s One Royal Holiday, opposite of fellow Broadway star Laura Osnes. He will next be seen in Apple TV+’s upcoming, untitled musical comedy series, produced by Lorne Michaels. He has also held numerous guest starring roles on The Good Fight, Gossip Girl, The Good Wife, Ugly Betty, and Law And Order: SVU. 

Tveit’s film credits include Les Misérables, where he was seen portraying the character

Enjolras alongside Anne Hathaway, Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe, Out Of Blue, Created Equal, Better Off Single, Undrafted, Premium Rush, Howl, and Ghost Town

On Broadway, he starred in Catch Me If You Can, in the role of Frank Abagnale Jr. and also created the role of Gabe in the Pulitzer Prize-winning Broadway musical Next to Normal, which he developed off-Broadway at the Second Stage Theatre and debuted on Broadway. 

In addition to Wicked and Hairspray on Broadway, he starred in the national tours of Hairspray and Rent. He is featured on the cast recordings for Catch Me If You Can and Next to Normal, as well as his solo album, The Radio In My Head: Live at 54 Below. 

Tveit has received numerous honors for his work in theatre including the Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Supporting Performance in Next to Normal and the Actors Equity Association Clarence Derwent Award for Most Promising Actor. Nominations included Distinguished Performance from the Drama League, Best Male Dancer from the Fred and Adele Astaire Awards, and Outstanding Featured Actor from the Outer Critics Circle Awards, all for his work in Catch Me If You Can.

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Dr. Lamont Repollet, President 

Audrey Kelly, Chief of Staff, Office of the President 

John J. Wooten, Executive Director of Theatre Management and Programming

Steve Cochran, Manager of Kean Stage

Christina Hoffman, Director of Marketing & Audience Development

Patrick McMullen, Production Supervisor 

Jennifer Milone-Clapp, Box Office & Front of House Supervisor

Patrick Shaw, Associate Production Manager

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Karen Smith, Vice President, University Relations

Joseph Moran, Creative Director

Emily Renkert, Consultant

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Chris Holden, Artist

Frances Newton, Print Center 

Edwin Smiley, Special Events Communications Specialist

Millie Gonzalez, University Relations Specialist

Emily Bonaria & Dale Genesis Harris, Assistant to the Manager of Kean Stage

PRODUCTION Aneil Mohammed, Sean Morgan, Dave Wuethrich

BOX OFFICE Biatriz Borges, Katie Kawko, Brandon Luckenbaugh, Nicole Ribau

FRONT HOUSE AND BOX OFFICE COORDINATORS Destiny Davis, Kyle Ann Miller, Cristiana Rodrigues, Victoria Zaccardo

FRONT OF HOUSE

Rebekah Altman, Biatriz Borges, Gabriela Borges, Matthew Carlos, Amy Cedeno, Jessica Czapalski, Anyah Dudley, Heather Forde, Edward Garcia, Milena Guayasamin, Destiny Jure, Katie Kawko, Novalee Kramer, Jennifer Lazo, Brandon Luckenbaugh, Marylyn Madu, Jaidon Harris-Morales, Nicole Ribau, Orlando Rodriguez

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Photo credit: Victoria Stevens

Aaron Tveit is represented by Creative Artists Agency (CAA)

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