Rochester Auditorium Theatre | Rochester, New York
Step into the provocative world of Moulin Rouge! Where passion, love, and spectacle collide in a whirlwind of dazzling performances. Don't miss the live presentation of Moulin Rouge! The Musical at the spectacular Rochester Auditorium Theatre on Friday 17th November 2023! Directed by the innovative Alex Timbers and featuring mesmerizing choreography by the Emmy Award winner Sonya Tayeh, this timeless tale will take you to a realm of intense passion and romance. Brace yourself for an extraordinary journey back to the 1890s in the Montmartre Quarter of Paris, where aristocracy and bohemia coexisted, creating a dynamic atmosphere.
This much-awaited fall, Baz Luhrmann’s musical extravaganza is coming to life on stage, giving everyone the opportunity to relive the renowned Broadway classic that won a collection of Tony awards, including the prestigious “Best Musical”! If you are eager to spice up your Friday night, share this magical moment with your closest friends and witness the praised musical at the outstanding Rochester Auditorium Theatre in the heart of Rochester.
Don't wait to secure the premium seats in the house and buy your tickets today! Be immersed in the spellbinding performances, mesmerizing choreography and the remarkable ambiance of the iconic Moulin Rouge! The Musical this November.
“Euphoric. Breath-taking. Indulgent delights are abound in this stunning musical. In Moulin Rouge, life is beautiful” - The New York Times.
Moulin Rouge! the Musical is taking the stage this season at the Rochester Auditorium Theatre on Friday 17th November 2023!
John Cardoza, best known for starring in The Notebook, The Karate Kid - The Musical, and Jagged Little Pill, will take on the role of Christian in the North American trek. 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, orchestrations, and arrangements by Justin Levine, and choreography by Sonya Tayeh. The tale 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 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 on a quest of motivation. He discovers it in Satine, a captivating courtesan who works as "the sparkling diamond" at the infamous 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 like about the vibrant energy throughout, it’s happily queerer than the film, and the well-known songs really are amazing.”
The Musical for New York Theatre Guide, announces Moulin Rouge is globally respected 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 nightclub you will encounter in person at the stunning Rochester Auditorium Theatre is a creation of theatrical imagination. Secure your tix now and brace yourself for an unforgettable night of glamor, music, and captivating performances!