Moulin Rouge – The Musical at Des Moines Civic Center

Moulin Rouge - The Musical Tickets

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Moulin Rouge - The Musical

Catch the most spectacularly beguiling cabaret bestowed upon Broadway on Saturday 24th August 2024 as Moulin Rouge! The Musical claims the spotlight LIVE at Des Moines’s Des Moines Civic Center! Thanks to half a decade of acclaim, the ten-time Tony-awarded show has announced a long-awaited North American tour brimming with romp and pomp.

Witness the whirlwind love story between ambitious writer Christian (Christian Douglas) and club star Satine (Gabrielle McClinton) in an era where vice runs rampant, and the only worthwhile goal is fortune! Adapted from Baz Luhrmann’s eponymous 2001 film, Moulin Rouge boasts a marvelous book written by John Logan and critically acclaimed choreography by Sonya Tayeh, with direction from the multi-awarded Alex Timbers.

It showcases a selection of record-breaking music by several singers across diverse genres, from Lorde's "Royals" to Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep,” — supported by a live band conducted by Andrew Graham. Book your tickets now to watch Moulin Rouge! The Musical at the Des Moines Civic Center’s stylish stage on Saturday 24th August 2024!

Revel in the intoxicating grandeur of Paris, France, at the golden Belle Epoque in Moulin Rouge! The Musical. Several years since its Broadway debut, this shimmering jukebox production continues to leave audiences speechless as it stops by the nation's biggest stages, which includes a Saturday 24th August 2024 appearance at the Des Moines Civic Center in Des Moines!

Navigate the buzzing Montmartre district and take a peek inside the eponymous Moulin Rouge nightclub in an enticing story of tragedies, vices, and love. Cross paths with the establishment's sparkling star of the night, the tantalizing songstress Satine, and uncover her unexpected romance with Christian, a dreamy-eyed songwriter — from their mistaken chance encounter to a climactic pledge against destiny itself. In 2 hours and 35 minutes, this audacious musical will beguile you with the cast’s enthralling performances, giving color to a blinding age of worldly indulgence.
“The high begins the instant you walk into the theater” - Johnny Oleksinski, New York Post.

With direction from Alex Timbers, Moulin Rouge features a splendid book written by John Logan, derived from the Academy-awarded 2001 romantic film by Baz Luhrmann, and impeccable choreography by Sonya Tayeh. The music, meanwhile, includes a varied selection of influential and pop culture-defining hits, from Tina Turner’s “What's Love Got to Do with It” to Elvis Presley's "Can't Help Falling in Love" to Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance."

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

The hosting venue, the Des Moines Civic Center of Des Moines, ensures audiences an event like nothing you've ever seen, upheld by its state-of-the-art sound and visual systems, with fantastic sights to a historic stage. Seats are filling up — book yours today for Moulin Rouge! The Musical LIVE this Saturday 24th August 2024!

Moulin Rouge - The Musical at Des Moines Civic Center

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