Friday, August 16, 2019

A Talent to Amuse: Love, Noël: The Songs And Letters Of Noël Coward by Sandi Durell

      By Samuel L. Leiter   Ah, the variety of New York theatergoing! One night it’s the raucous, decadently spectacular, nearly three-hours-long, jukebox musical Moulin Rouge in Broad…

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Moulin Rouge! ***1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: Lauren Yarger What's It All About? August 16, 2019: It's a love story set against the seedy streets and Bohemia of turn-of-the-century Paris. This production has been seeing good …

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Playbill Playlist: All the Songs in Moulin Rouge! The Musical by Ruthie Fierberg

While fans wait for the Broadway cast album to drop, listen to the original artists sing the songs that make this wild score.

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The Friday 5: 5 Burning Questions of Broadway by JK

The other day, I got a flyer for Tina: The Tina Turner Musical, and it got me to thinking that when that show starts previews, there will be two shows that feature the song "What's Love Got …

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Moulin Rouge! to Hit the Runway at New York Fashion Week by Ryan McPhee

The Blonds will debut their spring line at the musical’s Broadway home.

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The Blonds Announced Partnership With MOULIN ROUGE! at NYFW

The Blonds first brought glitter, glamour and drama to the runway at New York Fashion Week (NYFW): The Shows in February 2017. This September, the avant-garde ready-to-wear designers will re…

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Woke up Broadway: the difficulty of updating stories for the stage by Alexis Soloski

The uptick in hauling older scripts, from Tootsie to Moulin Rouge, to the stage has left playwrights with many hurdles Here is a question from Tootsie, the Broadway musical about an out-of-w…

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Monday, August 12, 2019

Broadway Grosses: The Prom Goes Out on Top, Reaching All-Time High at the Box Office by Andy Lefkowitz

Everyone was going to prom this past week, as the Tony-nominated smash-hit musical played to packed houses in its final set of performances at the Longacre Theatre. The celebrated musical re…

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For Alex Timbers, Adaptation Is an Art Form by American Theatre Editors

With 'Beetlejuice' and 'Moulin Rouge!' on Broadway, the prolific director has become something of a movie-to-musical expert.

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It's a Feast For the Senses! Take a Look at the Brand-New Moulin Rouge! The Musical Bohemian Remix Video

Go inside the wild and decadent musical Moulin Rouge with this fast, sexy, and colorful new teaser.

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - August 12th - BEETLEJUICE and SEA WALL / A LIFE Top Growth!

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Beetlejuice (3.59%), Hadestown (2.25%), Moulin Rouge (2.07%), Oklahoma! (1.60%) and The Prom (1.52%). The top growing current Broadway plays we…

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VIDEO: Watch An All New Trailer For MOULIN ROUGE!; Tickets Now Available Through July 5, 2020!

A new block of tickets is now on sale for the new hit musical Moulin Rouge! The Musical, at Broadway's Al Hirschfeld Theatre. Tickets are now on sale through July 5, 2020.

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Moulin Rouge! The Musical Bohemian Remix by Broadway Direct

"Spectacular! Euphoric! ​In 'Moulin Rouge,' life is beautiful!" (The New York Times). Experience the spectacular, now on Broadway. The post Moulin Rouge! The Musical Bohemian Remix appeare…

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Broadway in the Age of Anxiety. #Stageworthy News of the Week by New York Theater

They installed metal detectors in the Al Hirschfeld Theater, the new home of “Moulin Rouge,” during the same week that panicking pedestrians a block away mistook a motorcycle backfiring …

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Moulin Rouge! by John Simon

If you like splash, “Moulin Rouge!” is the show for you. Even more than the Baz Luhrmann movie, on which the musical is loosely based, it can hold your wonderment without abate from star…

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How Director Alex Timbers Created a Moulin Rouge! That’s Both Spectacular and Substantive by Ruthie Fierberg

The Tony Award–nominated visionary behind the massive jukebox musical spills the secrets of the mega production six years in the making.

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Sunday, August 11, 2019

Tee Times, Show Times & More! 5 Must-Do Events for the Week of August 12 to 18 by Paul Wontorek

This week, you’ll find stage stars on the boards, the links, the courts and headlining the most bingeable TV show of summer. Here are our top five ways to spend the week of August 12 thro…

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Saturday, August 10, 2019

Truth, beauty, freedom, love, and don’t forget the Rouge by Admin

Al Hirschfeld Theatre, New York, NY.August 1, 2019. Moulin Rouge! The Musical opened at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre on July 25. Directed by Alex Timbers with choreography by Sonya Tayeh and st…

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Nicole Kidman pays visit to Moulin Rouge! on Broadway by Christian Holub

Stars collided on Friday night when Nicole Kidman, star of Baz Luhrmann’s 2001 musical film Moulin Rouge!, attended the Broadway production inspired by the musical. In the film, Kidman por…

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Friday, August 9, 2019

Moulin Rouge Review: A jukebox musical for the age of Spotify by New York Theater

“Moulin Rouge” was thrilling from the moment I entered the theater… until about ten minutes after it began. That’s because the brightest star in this stage adaptation of Baz Luhrmann…

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Moulin Rouge! The Musical ***1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: Isa Goldberg August 9, 2019: It was the time of Toulouse-Lautrec, Edgar Degas, and Puccini. Paris at the end of the 19th century comes to life through the juke box songs of today’…

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Thursday, August 8, 2019

John Gallagher Jr. & Stark Sands to Star in World Premiere Avett Brothers Musical Swept Away at Berkeley Rep by Andy Lefkowitz

John Gallagher Jr. and Stark Sands, strong-voiced Broadway stars who previously shared the stage in the Green Day-scored musical American Idiot, have been selected to headline the new Avett…

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‘The Wrong Man’ is the underdog Broadway musical to watch by Michael Riedel

“Moulin Rouge,” “Jagged Little Pill” and “Tina: the Tina Turner Musical” are the new Broadway season’s major musical contenders. But keep your eye on a small, original show tha…

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MOULIN ROUGE!: The Silly Smash Hit by Broadway Select

Anyone who’s designing sets, costumes and lighting for a Broadway musical this season – and who isn’t connected with MOULIN...Continue Reading The post MOULIN ROUGE!: The Silly Smash H…

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Wednesday, August 7, 2019

More Than An Ensemble, A Community by Mo Brady

by Mo Brady The company of Hadestown (photo by Matthew Murphy) …

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Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Moulin Rouge **1/2, Majada ****, Coriolanus **** by Barry Gordin

 By: David Sheward August 6, 2019: Combining and repurposing plots, plays, films and songs can provide new insights into old-age cultural themes or they can just be a cheap way drawing…

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“Moulin Rouge! The Musical” Bigger is not Always Better by Richard Seff

You can tell as you enter the Al Hirschfeld Theatre that you’re going to be seeing a big show. The entire proscenium and a lot of the side walls are covered with gilt and glitter and a hug…

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Monday, August 5, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Moulin Rouge! Sets New Box Office Record by

Moulin Rouge! is gaining strong momentum in the kickoff to its main-stem run. The splashy new musical surpassed its own box office record this past week, with an intake of $1,987,914.00, pa…

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‘Moulin Rouge’ Sets House Record As Broadway Holds Steady With $34M Box Office by Greg Evans

Broadway box office held steady last week, with grosses of $33,730,889 and a total attendance of 270,067 for the week ending August 4. Adding to the tally was the $956,611 from five performa…

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Grosses Analysis: Broadway’s Moulin Rouge! Sets House Record by Ryan McPhee

The new musical adaptation of the 2001 movie grossed just shy of $2 million in the week ending August 4.

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Broadway’s ‘Moulin Rouge!’ Finds the Sweet Spot Between Kitsch and Glitz by David Cote

Remixed and retooled for Broadway, it turns out 'Moulin Rouge!' has some relevance left after all.

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