Vibrant Spectacle Alert: Moulin Rouge! The Musical Hits Fort Lauderdale
November 10, 2023
Intrigued by the historical roots of the Moulin Rouge in Paris? Managed by Jean-Jacques Clerico, this iconic venue has been a symbol of Parisian celebration since 1889. What began as a beloved cabaret and dance hall eventually transformed into an internationally renowned music hall, hosting legendary French and international artists.
Moulin Rouge! The Musical invites you into a world of opulence and extravagance, where Bohemians and aristocrats mingle in a whirlwind of enchantment. An adaptation of Baz Luhrmann’s Iconic Film, this musical extravaganza celebrates Truth, Beauty, Freedom, and Love, showcasing a rich tapestry of music spanning over 160 years, from Offenbach to Lady Gaga. It pays homage to the original film's iconic songs while infusing recent hits released in the two decades since its premiere.
Prepare to be mesmerized by the electrifying allure of Moulin Rouge! The Musical, an exquisite production that has taken the theater world by storm. The Bank of America Broadway in Fort Lauderdale Series has announced the groundbreaking arrival of the first North American Tour of this Tony Award®-Winning musical sensation. Set to captivate audiences at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts from March 5th to March 17th, 2024, this grand spectacle promises an unforgettable experience for all.
Moulin Rouge! The Musical boasts an impressive collection of accolades, having clinched ten Tony Awards® in 2021, including the coveted Best Musical Title. It's also adorned with two Drama League Awards for Outstanding Production of a Musical, five Drama Desk Awards, and ten Outer Critics Circle Award Honor Citations, affirming its monumental impact on the theatrical landscape.
Critically acclaimed for its splendor and allure, the musical initially debuted at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre in the summer of 2019. Despite the Broadway hiatus induced by the COVID-19 Pandemic, it triumphantly reopened in September 2021, drawing accolades and rave reviews from esteemed publications. The New York Times describes it as "Spectacular! Euphoric! In Moulin Rouge! The Musical, life is beautiful," while the New York Post hails it as "a fabulous new musical" that delivers an instant high upon entering the theater. Entertainment Weekly speculates that it could be a production that endures for 50 years, emphasizing its timeless appeal.
Helmed by a stellar creative team, the musical is directed by Tony Award Winner Alex Timbers, featuring a book by Tony Award Winner John Logan, Choreography by Tony Award Winner Sonya Tayeh, and Music Supervision, Orchestrations, and Arrangements by Tony Award Winner Justin Levine. The elaborate design is crafted by a lineup of accomplished artists, including Tony Award Winners Derek McLane (Sets), Catherine Zuber (Costumes), Justin Townsend (Lighting), Peter Hylenski (Sound), David Brian Brown (Wig and Hair Design), Sarah Cimino (Make-Up Design), and Matt Stine (Music Producer). Casting is skillfully managed by Jim Carnahan and Stephen Kopel.
Produced by Carmen Pavlovic and Gerry Ryan OAM for Global Creatures, alongside Bill Damaschke, and managed by Foresight Theatrical, the touring production includes an array of distinguished Co-Producers who have contributed to its grandeur and success.
For more than a century, the Moulin Rouge has been an embodiment of vivacious extravagance, inviting all to partake in the emotional and effervescent experience of a unique party.
Prepare to be dazzled as Moulin Rouge! The Musical brings its unparalleled spectacle to Fort Lauderdale. Secure your seats and be ready to be swept away by this larger-than-life theatrical masterpiece that promises an experience beyond compare.
Don't miss your chance to immerse yourself in this enchanting world of glamor and romance. Tickets for this extraordinary event start at just $45.00 and can be secured through: www.BrowardCenter.org - Or: www.Ticketmaster.com - Or by contacting the Broward Center’s AutoNation Box Office directly at 201 Southwest Fifth Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33312. For group bookings of ten or more, a dedicated line is available at: (954) 660-6307.