Courtney Reed, a recent graduate of Roosevelt University’s musical theatre program, has landed her first starring role on Broadway — beginning in February.
The Elgin native will play the role of Jasmine in the new Disney Theatrical Production of “Aladdin.” While this will mark Reed’s debut as a headliner — she previously did appear on Broadway in “Mamma Mia” and “In The Heights.” She’s also has been seen on TV in “CSI: NY,” “Law and Order,” and “White Collar.”
Previously, Reed played Jasmine in a Seattle production of “Aladdin.”
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“A portion of this country’s government is pushing for the total eradication of the trans community, and it is being met, as atrocity and genocide often is, with apathy,” one speaker said.