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 Broadway brought forth on Sunday 25th August 2024 as Moulin Rouge! The Musical claims the limelight LIVE at Des Moines’s Des Moines Civic Center! After five years of acclaim, the 10x Tony-awarded musical has announced a much-awaited North American tour overflowing with fame and fashion.

Watch the unlikely affair between ambitious writer Christian (Christian Douglas) and club star Satine (Gabrielle McClinton) in a period where vice is boundless, and the one worthwhile pursuit is prestige! Based on Baz Luhrmann’s namesake 2001 drama, Moulin Rouge narrates a magnificent book written by John Logan and award-winning choreography from Sonya Tayeh, with direction from the multi-awarded Alex Timbers.

It employs a selection of chart-topping music by various singers across different genres, from Lorde's "Royals" to Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance," — backed up by a live band led by Andrew Graham. Buy your tickets soon and enjoy Moulin Rouge! The Musical at the Des Moines Civic Center’s iconic stage on Sunday 25th August 2024!

Revel in the rousing grandeur of Paris at the golden Belle Epoque in Moulin Rouge! The Musical. Many years since its Broadway premiere, this glittering jukebox show continues to leave fans speechless as it stops by the country's hottest venues, including a Sunday 25th August 2024 appearance at the Des Moines Civic Center in Des Moines!

Explore the buzzing Montmartre Quarter and take a peek inside the titular Moulin Rouge club in a mesmerizing tale of love, tragedies, and vices. Lay your eyes on the cabaret’s sparkling diamond in the rough, the tantalizing songstress Satine, and witness her unexpected romance with Christian, an ambitious writer — from their improbable first encounter to a culminating pledge against destiny itself. In 2 hours and 35 minutes, this daring production will bewitch you with its cast’s show-stopping performances, giving life to a blinding era of Bohemian decadence.
"Forbidden pleasures abound in this spectacular musical" - Ben Brantley, The New York Times.

Under Alex Timbers' direction, Moulin Rouge! The Musical features a splendid book written by John Logan, derived from Baz Luhrmann's Academy Award-winning romantic drama, and intricate choreography from Sonya Tayeh. The music, meanwhile, lists an eclectic collection of influential and pop culture-defining hits, from Rolling Stones' "Sympathy for the Devil" to Elvis Presley's "Can't Help Falling in Love" to Lady Gaga's "Bad Romance."

In 2020, the original Broadway stint received instant critical acclaim, winning ten Tony Awards, which include the coveted Best Musical, eleven Outer Critics Circle Awards, five Drama Desk Awards, and two Drama League Awards. This 2024, the nationwide tour aims to capture hearts, steal spotlights, and break box-office records — one venue at a time.

The hosting venue, Des Moines's Des Moines Civic Center, guarantees fans a show like nothing you've ever seen, upheld by its top-of-the-line sound and visual systems, with immersive sights to a historic stage. Slots are now available — get yours soon for Moulin Rouge! The Musical LIVE this Sunday 25th August 2024!

Moulin Rouge - The Musical at Des Moines Civic Center

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