In December 2018 it was officially announced that the Musical Moulin Rouge will replace Kinky Boots in Al Hirschfeld Theatre on Broadway this summer. We are extremely excited for the love story to come alive and can’t wait to finally see it.
What is the Musical Moulin Rouge About?
Moulin Rouge on Broadway is based on Baz Luhrmann’s Oscar-winning movie of the same name from 2001.
The year is 1899. Englishman Christian is a young writer who has come to Montmartre, Paris to write. In the Moulin Rouge, he meets the beautiful cabaret actress and courtesan Satine. The two fall deeply in love with each other. The problem? Satine has been promised to marry the Duke by her manager at the Moulin Rouge. As the wedding date approaches, the love triangle aggravates and it will be revealed that the relationship between Satine and Christian has not been the only secret.
Moulin Rouge Broadway Tickets
You can already purchase tickets for Moulin Rouge in New York. The first performance you can see will be the preview on June 28.
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Best Seats for Moulin Rouge on Broadway
Generally speaking, the best seats for Moulin Rouge are located in the Front Mezzanine section as well as Front and Center Orchestra. The colors below will help you find the right seats for you. Typically, you can say that the better the view, the higher the ticket prices.
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Moulin Rouge Review
We have yet to watch the Musical Moulin Rouge on Broadway, but will review it as soon as we’ve seen it!
Moulin Rouge Cast
Nicole Kidman and McGregor will not be starring in Moulin Rouge on Broadway, however, you can expect outstanding performances by Karen Olivo as Satine and Aaron Tveit as Christian. Before Moulin Rouge, Karen Olivo originated the role of Vanessa in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s first Broadway musical The Heights. She’s also already won a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a revival of West Side Story in 2009. The name Aaron Tveit should also ring a bell. You probably know him from his performance in the production of Hairspray.
Based on these picks alone, Moulin Rouge on Broadway is guaranteed to be a success!
How to Get to Al Hirschfeld Theatre
The Al Hirschfeld Theatre is located at 302 West 45th Street, the same street as the theaters for Come From Away, Dear Evan Hansen and Disney’s The Lion King. The easiest way to get there is by taking subway lines and getting off at 42 St – Port Authority Bus Terminal. From there, it’ll be a 2-minute walk to arrive at the theater. If you are already in the Times Square area, you easily walk all the way in less than 10 minutes.
FAQ: Moulin Rouge on Broadway
Is Moulin Rouge moving to Broadway?
Yes! The preview of the Musical Moulin Rouge will take place on June 28, 2019. The opening night is set for July 25, 2019.
Who is playing Satine in Moulin Rouge on Broadway?
The role of Satine will be played by Karen Olivo, a Tony Award-winning performer.