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 astonishingly scintillating cabaret Broadway brought forth this Wednesday 28th August 2024 as Moulin Rouge! The Musical steals the spotlight LIVE at Des Moines’s Des Moines Civic Center! Following half a decade of sold-out success, the ten-time Tony-awarded show has confirmed a long-awaited nationwide tour overflowing with glitz and glamor.

Witness the unexpected affair between aspiring writer Christian (Christian Douglas) and club singer Satine (Gabrielle McClinton) in an era where decadence runs rampant, and the only worthy pursuit is prestige! Adapted from Baz Luhrmann’s eponymous 2001 film, Moulin Rouge follows a remarkable book by John Logan and award-winning choreography by Sonya Tayeh, with direction from the multi-awarded Alex Timbers.

It employs a selection of chart-topping hits by various singers across genres, from David Bowie’s “Heroes" to Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep,” — supported by a live band conducted by Andrew Graham. Book your tickets now and enjoy Moulin Rouge! The Musical at the Des Moines Civic Center’s stylish stage on Wednesday 28th August 2024!

Revel in the rousing enchantment of Paris, France, at the 20th century's Belle Epoque in Moulin Rouge! The Musical. Half a decade since its debut on Broadway, this glittering jukebox sensation proceeds to leave fans speechless as it visits the country's biggest stages, which includes a Wednesday 28th August 2024 appearance at the Des Moines Civic Center in Des Moines!

Traverse the buzzing Montmartre streets and take a peek inside the eponymous Moulin Rouge club in a captivating tale of tragedies, vices, and love. Meet the establishment's shining star of the night, the scintillating chanteuse Satine, and uncover her whirlwind liaison with Christian, an aspiring composer — from their improbable first encounter to a dramatic pledge against destiny itself. In 2 hours and 35 minutes, this daring production will bewitch you with the cast’s show-stopping performances, breathing life to a blissful era of Bohemian pleasures.
"Forbidden pleasures abound in this spectacular musical" - Ben Brantley, The New York Times.

With direction from Alex Timbers, Moulin Rouge presents a stellar book written by John Logan, based on the Academy Award-winning 2001 film by Baz Luhrmann, and intricate choreography by Sonya Tayeh. The music, on the other hand, comprises a diverse set of pop culture’s most influential hits, from Whitney Houston's "I Wanna Dance with Somebody" to Elvis Presley's "Can't Help Falling in Love" to Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep.”

Broadway's original 2020 run garnered unanimous acclaim, winning ten Tony Awards, including the sought-after Best Musical, eleven Outer Critics Circle Awards, five Drama Desk Awards, and two Drama League Awards. This summer, the North American tour aims to break box-office records, steal spotlights, and capture hearts — one stage at a time.

The hosting venue, Des Moines's Des Moines Civic Center, guarantees audiences an experience like nothing else in the world, supported by its cutting-edge sound and light systems, with fantastic sights to a historic stage. Slots are now available — reserve yours ASAP for Moulin Rouge! The Musical LIVE this Wednesday 28th August 2024!

Moulin Rouge - The Musical at Des Moines Civic Center

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