Moulin Rouge – The Musical at Des Moines Civic Center

Moulin Rouge - The Musical Tickets

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Moulin Rouge - The Musical

Join the most astonishingly scintillating cabaret bestowed upon Broadway this Tuesday 20th August 2024 as Moulin Rouge! The Musical claims the encores LIVE at Des Moines’s Des Moines Civic Center! Following half a decade of ovations, the ten-time Tony Award-winning production has scheduled a long-overdue nationwide tour teeming with glitz and glamor.

Witness the unexpected affair between aspiring composer Christian (Christian Douglas) and nightclub star Satine (Gabrielle McClinton) in a world where indulgence is boundless, and the one worthy pursuit is prestige! Based on Baz Luhrmann’s namesake 2001 drama, Moulin Rouge narrates a remarkable book written by John Logan and Tony Award-winning choreography by Sonya Tayeh, with direction from the multi-awarded Alex Timbers.

It features a selection of popular songs by numerous singers across diverse genres, from David Bowie’s “Heroes" to Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep,” — backed up by a full-piece band fronted by Andrew Graham. Reserve your seats soon to watch Moulin Rouge! The Musical at the Des Moines Civic Center’s elegant stage on Tuesday 20th August 2024!

Revel in the intoxicating grandeur of France at the golden Belle Epoque in Moulin Rouge! The Musical. Five years since its Broadway premiere, this shimmering jukebox production proceeds to leave audiences awestruck as it visits North America’s hottest venues, which includes an appearance at Des Moines’s Des Moines Civic Center on Tuesday 20th August 2024!

Navigate the lively Montmartre Quarter and take a peek inside the titular Moulin Rouge club in an enticing tale of vices, love, and tragedies. Cross paths with the establishment's sparkling diamond in the rough, the tantalizing chanteuse Satine, and uncover her blooming liaison with Christian, a dreamy-eyed writer — from their improbable first encounter to a dramatic pledge against fate itself. In 2 hours and 35 minutes, this adventurous musical will beguile you with the cast’s spellbinding performances, giving vibrance to a glorious era of Bohemian pleasures.
"Forbidden pleasures abound in this spectacular musical" - Ben Brantley, The New York Times.

Directed by Alex Timbers, Moulin Rouge! The Musical presents a stellar book by John Logan, derived from Baz Luhrmann's Academy Award-winning romantic drama, and impeccable choreography from Sonya Tayeh. Its music, meanwhile, includes a diverse selection of influential and pop culture-defining hits, from Tina Turner’s “What's Love Got to Do with It” to Elton John’s “Your Song” to The Postal Service's "Such Great Heights."

In 2020, the original Broadway stint earned unanimous acclaim, clinching ten Tony Awards, which include the coveted Best Musical, five Drama Desk Awards, two Drama League Awards, and eleven Outer Critics Circle Awards. This year, the North American tour plans to steal spotlights, capture hearts, and break box-office records — one venue at a time.

The hosting venue, Des Moines's Des Moines Civic Center, guarantees fans an event like nothing you've ever seen, upheld by its cutting-edge sound and light setups, with excellent sights to a marvelous stage. Seats are filling up — reserve yours soon for Moulin Rouge! The Musical LIVE on Tuesday 20th August 2024!

Moulin Rouge - The Musical at Des Moines Civic Center

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