All you party people should know that the Al Hirschfeld Theater has been refurbished as an opulent pleasure palace, wherein decadence comes without hangovers. It has side effects, for sure, including the vertigo that comes from having your remembrance of songs past tickled silly and the temporary blockage of any allergies to jukebox musicals. And since the majority of them concern the extreme joys and sorrows of being in love or lust , they are likely to have figured in the soundtrack of your own romantic history. Luhrmann had the inspired notion that such music is to our age what the arias of grand opera were to an earlier time. The stage version retains most of these but has added a whole lot more, many used only in snippets. At the same time, Mr. It picks up on the outmoded idea of show people as close kin to panderers and prostitutes, emphasizing the transactional relationship between live entertainers and their audiences.
LOOKING BACK: A JOURNEY OF TRUTH, BEAUTY, FREEDOM, & LOVE
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Moulin Rouge! The Musical! Broadway Musical Original. More Playbill Covers. Baz Luhrmann's beloved film Moulin Rouge! The Musical tells the fictional story of an ambitious, lovesick writer, Christian, and a dazzling, entrancing chanteuse, Satine. Their lives collide at the Moulin Rouge with its many characters including the host of the Moulin Rouge, Harold Zidler, the brilliant and starving artist Toulouse-Lautrec, the greatest tango dancer - and gigolo - in all of Paris, Santiago, the tempting Nini, and The Duke of Monroth, the wealthy and entitled patron of the club who thinks he can buy anything he wants, including love. Although too soon to commit to a return date, Broadway theatres extend ticket refunds and exchanges through January 3, An official return date will be announced at a later time. Ticket holders should reach out to their point of purchase for information regarding exchanges or refunds.
Stay tuned for more information. The original Broadway company is led by Broadway favorite Aaron Tveit as aspiring writer Christian and shooting star Karen Olivo as the beautiful courtisan, Satine, whilst six-time Tony Award nominee Danny Burstein is the host with the most as the Moulin Rouge's very own Harold Zidler. Moulin Rouge! Their lives collide at the Moulin Rouge with its many characters including the host of the Moulin Rouge, Harold Zidler; the brilliant and starving artist Toulouse-Lautrec; the greatest tango dancer - and gigolo - in all of Paris, Santiago; the tempting Nini; and The Duke of Monroth, the wealthy and entitled patron of the club who thinks he can buy anything he wants, including love. To commemorate the Broadway and Off-Broadway season, special honorees have now been announced as recipients of the Outer Critics Circle Awards. In the spirit of celebration, in lieu of the traditional format of a number of nominees and one winner, the organization has adapted to the unprecedented circumstances New York City is currently experiencing. Hey sista, go sista, soul sista, flow sista… the doors to the Moulin Rouge are finally open on the Great White Way! Skip to main content.