Please note that performances of Moulin Rouge! The Musical have been cancelled through 3 January 2021, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Performances will resume as early as is practical in 2021.
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.
Important informationPlaying at: Al Hirschfeld Theatre, 302 West 45th Street, New York, NY 10036
Performance dates: 05 Jan 2021 - 03 Jul 2021
Running time: 2 hours 35 minutes (including intermission)
Age recommendation: Recommended 12+
Special notice: 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.