He will star as John Wilkes Booth in the production which is directed by Jamie Lloyd.
Further casting has now been announced. Click here for more.
The actor has starred in the Broadway productions of Hairspray, Next to Normal and Catch Me If You Can. He also starred as Fiyero in Wicked opposite Kerry Ellis as Elphaba during her run in the Broadway production and played Enjolras in the film adaptation of Les Misérables.
The cast also includes Catherine Tate, Carly Bawden, Simon Lipkin, Mike McShane, Andy Nyman, and David Roberts.
The show runs between Friday 21st November 2014 and Saturday 7th March 2015.