Mortensen Hall at Bushnell Theatre | Hartford, Connecticut
Ever been to France? How about France in the Belle Epoque - an era of glamour, culture, glitter and love? Well, you finally will! The sensational Moulin Rouge - The Musical has now announced their most recent tour for 2023 and are coming to perform it LIVE! With their unrivalled talent, the cast of Moulin Rouge - The Musical are bringing all the romance of 20th century France to you, and we are sure you will be the one to fall in love with the Belle Epoque at the end of the night. Join love and glamour this November by booking your tickets for you, your friends and family... now!
“Euphoric. Gasp-inspiring. Forbidden pleasures are abundant in this spectacular musical. In Moulin Rouge, life is beautiful” - The New York Times.
Moulin Rouge! the Musical is taking the stage this season at the amazing Mortensen Hall at Bushnell Theatre on Saturday 25th November 2023!
John Cardoza, best known for starring in The Notebook, The Karate Kid - The Musical, and Jagged Little Pill, will step into the role of Christian in the North American tour. Cardoza will co-star with Courtney Reed, reprising the role of Satine, Austin Durant as Harold Zidler, Nick Rashad Burroughs as Toulouse-Lautrec, Andrew Brewer as The Duke of Monroth, Libby Lloyd as Nini, and Gabe Martínez as Santiago.
Moulin Rouge! is directed by Tony Award winner Alex Timbers with music direction and orchestrations by Justin Levine, and choreography by Sonya Tayeh. The narrative is written by John Logan, whose past Broadway work includes the critically acclaimed production of Red and Sting's The Last Ship.
The drama is set in approximately the turn of the 20th century during a time known as La Belle Époque in Paris, the bohemian paradise of France in Montmartre. The story centers upon Christian, a young American composer and writer who has just arrived in Paris in search of motivation. He discovers it in Satine, a mesmerizing courtesan who works as "the sparkling diamond" at the notorious Moulin Rouge nightclub.
“At the end of the 19th century, when our hopeless romantic lead walks through Montmartre for the first time, all he can see is ‘dazzling chaos’. That’s what this raucous new production of Moulin Rouge! exudes in spades,” the Guardian writes. There is a lot to love about the wonderfully wild energy throughout, it’s joyfully more inclusive than the film, and the well-known songs really are spectacular.”
The Musical for New York Theatre Guide, writes Moulin Rouge is widely revered as a show that has it all. "It's not just 70 SONGS that are rolled into one show, but also a canvas of SPECTACLE and emotion that isn't just a floorshow but left me floored with its sublime artistry."
In the style of the iconic Moulin Rouge in Paris, the Moulin Rouge club you will experience in person at the Mortensen Hall at Bushnell Theatre is a creation of theatrical imagination. Secure your passes now and brace yourself for an mesmerizing night of glamour, song, and breathtaking performances!