Moulin Rouge! The Musical
Based on the 20th Century Fox Motion Picture by Baz Luhrmann
To Open on Broadway July 25, 2019
At the Al Hirschfeld Theatre
With Karen Olivo, Aaron Tveit, Danny Burstein
Producer Carmen Pavlovic (Global Creatures) is proud to announce that Moulin Rouge!, based on the 2001 Twentieth Century Fox Motion Picture by Baz Luhrmann, will open on Broadway at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre. Previews will begin June 28, 2019 prior to a July 25 opening night.
An exclusive fan-only pre-sale will begin November 21 at 12:00pm for the very first access to Moulin Rouge! Broadway tickets, followed by a presale for Mastercard® holders. Additional pre-sale and general ticketing information follows at the end of this release.
The cast from the sold out, record-breaking run at Boston’s Emerson Colonial Theatre this past summer will transfer to Broadway, including Karen Olivo (Tony Award® for West Side Story, In the Heights), Aaron Tveit (Catch Me If You Can, Next to Normal), Danny Burstein (six-time Tony Award®-nominee, Fiddler On the Roof, Cabaret), Sahr Ngaujah (Tony® and Olivier award-nominee for Fela), Tam Mutu (Doctor Zhivago, Encores!’s Hey, Look Me Over! and The New Yorkers), Ricky Rojas (Burn the Floor) and Robyn Hurder (Nice Work If You Can Get It).
The ensemble and swings will include Jacqueline Arnold, Olutayo Bosede, Kyle Brown, Sam Cahn, Max Clayton, Yurel Echezarreta, Jennifer Florentino, Paloma Garcia-Lee, Bahiyah Hibah, Ericka Hunter, Holly James, Reed Luplau, Jeigh Madjus, Morgan Marcell, Brandt Martinez, Jodi McFadden, Kevyn Morrow, Fred Odgaard, Dylan Paul, Khori Michelle Petinaud and Benjamin Rivera.
“We are thrilled to be bringing Moulin Rouge! The Musical to Broadway,” said producer Carmen Pavlovic. “We are especially delighted that the show is going to the Hirschfeld – the perfect theater for this production with its lavish architecture and rich history of landmark Broadway shows.”
Directed by Alex Timbers (Tony Award®-nominated for Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson and Peter and the Starcatcher) Moulin Rouge! has a book by John Logan (Tony Award® for Red), choreography by Sonya Tayeh (Lucille Lortel Award and Obie Award for Kung Fu, and Emmy winner), and music supervision, orchestrations and arrangements by Justin Levine (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson).
The design team for Moulin Rouge! includes Tony Award® winner Derek McLane (sets), Tony Award® winner Catherine Zuber (costumes), two-time Tony Award® nominee Justin Townsend (lighting), Tony Award® winner Peter Hylenski (sound), Drama Desk Award winner David Brian Brown (wig and hair design) and Sarah Cimino (Make-up design). Casting is by Jim Carnahan and Stephen Kopel.
As in the film, Moulin Rouge! celebrates some of the greatest popular music of the last 50 years. The stage musical features many of the iconic songs from the movie and also includes recent hits released since the movie premiered 15 years ago.
Global Creatures (Carmen Pavlovic, CEO; Gerry Ryan OAM, Chairman) serves as Lead Producer and Bill Damaschke is the executive producer. General management is by Foresight Theatrical.
Additional producers include Aaron Lustbader, Hunter Arnold, Darren Bagert, Adam Blanshay Productions/Nicolas Talar, Erica Lynn Schwartz/Stephanie Rosenberg, Aleri Entertainment, CJ E&M/Interpark, Harmonia, AF Creative Media/International Theatre Fund, Baz & Co, Gilad-Rogowsky/InStone Productions, IMG Original Content, John Gore Organization, MEHR-BB Entertainment, Spencer Ross, Iris Smith, Triptyk Studios, Nederlander Presentations/IPN, Carl Daikeler/Sandi Moran, Desantis-Baugh Productions, Candy Spelling/Tulchin Bartner and Jujamcyn Theatres.
Released by 20th Century Fox, “Baz Luhrmann’s Moulin Rouge!” premiered at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival. At the 74th Academy Awards, the film was nominated for eight Oscars, including Best Picture, and won two.
The Moulin Rouge of Paris is a dazzling and spectacular universe, the symbol of the Parisian way of celebrating since 1889. Starting life as a popular cabaret and dance hall, the venue became an iconic music hall in the Roaring Twenties, and then a theatre where numerous famous French and international artistes stepped out into the limelight.
November 21 at 12pm through November 23 at 9:59am
A special fan-only pre-sale begin November 21 at 12pm and will go through November 23 at 9:59am. For access to this pre-sale, you must sign up for the show newsletter at moulinrougemusical.com
by Tuesday, November 21 at 11:59pm.
November 23 at 10:00am through December 3 at 9:59am
Tickets will be available for Mastercard® cardholders only beginning November 23 at 10am through December 3 at 9:59am.
Begins December 3 at 10:00am
Tickets will go on sale to the general public on December 3, 2018 at 10am at ticketmaster.com
. Initial tickets will be on sale for performances through November 2019 for this open-ended run.
Group discounts are available for groups of 12 or more through Group Sales Box Office at Broadway.com by calling 1-800-BROADWAY x2 or online at www.broadway.com/groups.
Click here to read Ben Brantley’s review of the Boston engagement.