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 vivaciously phenomenal cabaret bestowed upon Broadway this Thursday 29th August 2024 as Moulin Rouge! The Musical steals the spotlight LIVE at the Des Moines Civic Center of Des Moines! Following five years of ovations, the ten-time Tony Award-winning musical has announced a long-awaited nationwide tour brimming with fame and fashion.

Witness the whirlwind affair between starry-eyed writer Christian (Christian Douglas) and nightclub star Satine (Gabrielle McClinton) in a world where indulgence is boundless, and the one worthwhile pursuit is glory! Based on Baz Luhrmann’s titular 2001 movie, Moulin Rouge narrates a marvelous book written by John Logan and award-winning choreography from Sonya Tayeh, directed by the highly esteemed Alex Timbers.

It features a medley of record-breaking songs by numerous singers across diverse genres, from Katy Perry's "Firework" to Rolling Stones' "Sympathy for the Devil," — backed up by a full-piece band led by Andrew Graham. Book your tickets now to see Moulin Rouge! The Musical at the Des Moines Civic Center’s iconic stage on Thursday 29th August 2024!

Plunge into the addictive charm of Paris, France, at the turn of the 20th century in Moulin Rouge! The Musical. Many years since its Broadway premiere, this glittering jukebox sensation continues to leave fans awestruck as it hits the country's largest stages, including a Thursday 29th August 2024 appearance at the Des Moines Civic Center in Des Moines!

Navigate the bustling Montmartre streets and enter the titular Moulin Rouge nightclub in a captivating tale of tragedies, vices, and love. Lay your eyes on the establishment's sparkling star of the night, the scintillating singer Satine, and uncover her unexpected affair with Christian, an aspiring songwriter — from their first encounter of mistaken identity to a dramatic commitment against fate itself. In about two and a half hours, this daring production will bewitch you with its cast’s enthralling performances, breathing life to a glorious age of Bohemian pleasures.
“The high begins the instant you walk into the theater” - Johnny Oleksinski, New York Post.

Under Alex Timbers' direction, Moulin Rouge offers an exceptional book by John Logan, derived from the Academy Award-winning 2001 film by Baz Luhrmann, and flawless choreography from Sonya Tayeh. The score, meanwhile, lists a varied collection of pop culture’s most influential 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 instant critical 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 2024, the national tour aims to break box-office records, steal spotlights, and capture hearts — one venue at a time.

Our humble host, the Des Moines Civic Center of Des Moines, guarantees fans an experience like nothing you've ever seen, upheld by its top-of-the-line acoustic and visual systems, with fantastic sightlines to a historic stage. Slots are now available — get yours ASAP for Moulin Rouge! The Musical LIVE this Thursday 29th August 2024!

Moulin Rouge - The Musical at Des Moines Civic Center

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