Moulin Rouge – The Musical at Des Moines Civic Center

Moulin Rouge - The Musical Tickets

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Moulin Rouge - The Musical

Enter the most astonishingly beguiling cabaret bestowed upon Broadway on Thursday 22nd August 2024 as Moulin Rouge! The Musical claims the spotlight LIVE at the Des Moines Civic Center of Des Moines! Following half a decade of ovations, the 10x Tony Award-winning show has scheduled a long-awaited nationwide tour teeming with fame and fashion.

Watch the unexpected romance between starry-eyed composer Christian (Christian Douglas) and club star Satine (Gabrielle McClinton) in a world where indulgence is boundless, and the only worthy goal is prestige! Adapted from Baz Luhrmann’s titular 2001 movie, Moulin Rouge boasts a remarkable book written by John Logan and critically acclaimed choreography from Sonya Tayeh, helmed by prolific theater director Alex Timbers.

It employs a selection of popular songs by various singers across genres, from Katy Perry's "Firework" to Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance," — supported by a full-piece band fronted by Andrew Graham. Buy your tickets today to see Moulin Rouge! The Musical at the Des Moines Civic Center’s iconic stage on Thursday 22nd August 2024!

Plunge into the intoxicating charm of Paris at the golden Belle Epoque in Moulin Rouge! The Musical. Five years since its Broadway debut, this glittering jukebox show continues to leave crowds speechless as it visits the nation's biggest venues, which includes an appearance at Des Moines’s Des Moines Civic Center on Thursday 22nd August 2024!

Explore the bustling Montmartre Quarter and take a peek inside the titular Moulin Rouge club in an enticing story of love, tragedies, and vices. Meet the establishment's sparkling star of the night, the tantalizing singer Satine, and bear witness to her blooming liaison with Christian, an aspiring writer — from their mistaken chance encounter to a culminating pledge against fate itself. In about two and a half hours, this audacious production will delight you with the cast’s spellbinding performances, giving vibrance to a blinding age of worldly decadence.
"It's hard to imagine how it can be topped" - Adam Feldman, Time Out New York.

Under Alex Timbers' direction, Moulin Rouge features a stellar book written by John Logan, based on the Academy Award-winning 2001 film by Baz Luhrmann, and impeccable choreography from Sonya Tayeh. Its music, on the other hand, comprises an eclectic collection of the most influential hits in pop culture, from Tina Turner’s “What's Love Got to Do with It” to Dolly Parton's "I Will Always Love You" to Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance."

In 2020, the original Broadway run garnered unanimous acclaim, winning ten Tony Awards, which include the sought-after Best Musical, eleven Outer Critics Circle Awards, five Drama Desk Awards, and two Drama League Awards. This year, the nationwide tour aims 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, ensures audiences an event like nothing you've ever seen, supported by its top-of-the-line acoustic and visual setups, with excellent views to a marvelous stage. Seats are filling up — reserve yours ASAP for Moulin Rouge! The Musical LIVE this Thursday 22nd August 2024!

Moulin Rouge - The Musical at Des Moines Civic Center

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