Moulin Rouge at Al Hirschfeld Theatre tickets
Moulin Rouge at Al Hirschfeld Theatre tickets

Moulin Rouge

About the show

Originally premiering at Boston’s Emerson Colonial Theatre to critical acclaim, the stage adaptation of Baz Luhrmann’s classic musical jukebox film Moulin Rouge! opens in New York this spring. A theatrical extravaganza full of pop hits, Moulin Rouge! The Musical will dazzle theatergoers at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre from June 28 2019.

Set in the Montmartre Quarter of Paris at the turn of the 20th century, Moulin Rouge! The Musical invites audiences into a world of excess and grandeur, where bohemians mingle with aristocrats and the champagne flows freely. Amidst the glamor and music of the famous Moulin Rouge dance hall, composer Christian and star chanteuse Satine become doomed lovers.

Stars Karen Olivo and Aaron Tveit reprise their roles as Satine and Christian for Broadway. Olivo is a Tony Award-winning actress whose credits include West Side Story, In the Heights and Rent. Tveit has appeared on Broadway and the West End, in productions including Assassins, Catch Me If You Can and Wicked. On screen, he played Enjolras in Tom Hooper’s 2012 adaptation of Les Misérables.

Moulin Rouge! The Musical features a book by Tony Award-winning playwright John Logan, whose other work includes Red and Peter and Alice for the stage, and The Aviator, Skyfall and Penny Dreadful for the screen. Director Alex Timbers (Rocky, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson) pulls double duty on Broadway with his production of Beetlejuice at the Winter Garden Theatre opening on March 28. Emmy Award nominee and choreographer Sonya Tayeh and designer Dereck McLane are also part of the creative team.

With an updated playlist remixing the film’s soundtrack with 21st century pop classics, Moulin Rouge! The Musical at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre celebrates truth, beauty, freedom and love. This enchanting theatrical celebration lands in New York on June 28, with an opening night set for July 25 2019.

Recommended for

Moulin Rouge! The Musical samples artists from Madonna to Beyonce, making it the perfect jukebox musical for pop music enthusiasts. Anyone wanting to experience Baz Luhrmann’s extravagant, revolutionary film in a new remix will want to book tickets for this exciting new show.

Age Recommendations: Recommended 12+

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Dates and times

Running time: 2 hours 35 minutes (including intermission)
Opened: 28 Jun 2019
Press night: 25 Jul 2019
Booking from: 28 Jun 2019
Booking until: 01 Jan 2020

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Al Hirschfeld Theatre
302 West 45th Street
New York, NY 10036

18 Reviews Add review

Very good, but not great. Act 1 has some book issues which lost me in terms of compelling me to care about the characters and their... More

briannasimpkins 4’11, 44 reviews, 0 helpful votes

Enjoyed the show, but the mashup pop songs music was a little bit jukebox. Acting was only okay, but the sets and stage were amazing. More

ckchen 5'4", 3 reviews, 0 helpful votes

LucasB 176cm, 34 reviews, 2 helpful votes

The show is a lavish production from beginning to end. If you are fan of the original film you should be satisfied with the stage... More

andrewb34 2 reviews, 0 helpful votes

I’ll start with the good...it’s visually stunning. That’s where the positives end. They managed to take a very good movie and destroy... More

petermartino 15 reviews, 1 helpful vote

One of the best show's I have ever witnessed. Enjoyed it even though I haven't seen the movie.

samfenton 5'10", 90 reviews, 3 helpful votes

Fantastic show. Cast and scenes incredible. Loads of surprises with the songs and music. Super!

cristinaformica 1,60, 96 reviews, 4 helpful votes

meganlensink 167cm, 57 reviews, 0 helpful votes

doubledreviews 5'11", 28 reviews, 0 helpful votes