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 vivaciously scintillating cabaret bestowed upon Broadway on Tuesday 27th August 2024 as Moulin Rouge! The Musical steals the encores LIVE at the Des Moines Civic Center of Des Moines! Thanks to half a decade of acclaim, the 10x Tony-awarded show has scheduled a much-awaited North American tour brimming with fame and fashion.

Experience the whirlwind romance between ambitious composer Christian (Christian Douglas) and nightclub star Satine (Gabrielle McClinton) in an era where decadence runs rampant, and the one worthy goal is fortune! Based on Baz Luhrmann’s namesake 2001 drama, Moulin Rouge narrates a magnificent book written by John Logan and Tony Award-winning choreography from Sonya Tayeh, directed by the highly esteemed Alex Timbers.

It features a collection of popular music by several singers across genres, from Katy Perry's "Firework" to Rolling Stones' "Sympathy for the Devil," — backed up by a live band fronted by Andrew Graham. Book your seats now to see Moulin Rouge! The Musical at the Des Moines Civic Center’s elegant stage on Tuesday 27th August 2024!

Plunge into the rousing charm of Paris, France, at the turn of the 20th century in Moulin Rouge! The Musical. Half a decade since its Broadway premiere, this glimmering jukebox show proceeds to leave audiences amazed as it hits the nation's hottest stages, which includes an appearance at Des Moines’s Des Moines Civic Center on Tuesday 27th August 2024!

Explore the bustling Montmartre streets and enter the titular Moulin Rouge nightclub in a captivating tale of tragedies, vices, and love. Meet the establishment's sparkling diamond in the rough, the tantalizing songstress Satine, and bear witness to her unexpected liaison with Christian, a dreamy-eyed songwriter — from their first encounter of mistaken identity to a climactic commitment against destiny itself. In 2 hours and 35 minutes, this adventurous production will beguile you with its cast’s show-stopping performances, breathing life to a blissful era 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 stellar book by John Logan, based on Baz Luhrmann's Academy Award-winning romantic drama, and intricate choreography by Sonya Tayeh. Its music, on the other hand, lists a varied collection of the most influential hits in pop culture, from Rolling Stones' "Sympathy for the Devil" to Elton John’s “Your Song” to Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep.”

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

Our hosting venue, Des Moines's Des Moines Civic Center, promises audiences an experience like nothing you've ever seen, upheld by its cutting-edge sound and visual systems, with immersive views to a magnificent stage. Seats are filling up — get yours today for Moulin Rouge! The Musical LIVE this Tuesday 27th August 2024!

Moulin Rouge - The Musical at Des Moines Civic Center

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