Is an American theater, television, and film actor. Tveit most recently led 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 and Tveit earned an Outer Critics Circle honor for his performance.
Tveit’s film credits include Les Miserables, as 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. Television audiences know him from the 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,” as Danny Zuko opposite Julianne Hough and Vanessa Hudgens. His numerous guest-starring roles include “The Good Fight,” “Gossip Girl,” “The Good Wife,” “Ugly Bett,” and “Law & Order: SVU.”
On Broadway, Tveit 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 later 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 theater 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 include 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.