Just announced this week, the producers of Moulin Rouge! The Musical are taking the show on the road. After opening on Broadway back in June to rave reviews they are holding the first technical rehearsals for a national tour. It is set to premier at the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans in November of 2020. After that is it set to do a 10-week engagement in Chicago.
Producer Carmen Pavlovic said,
After ten years in development, the fantastic response to Moulin Rouge! The Musical in New York is mind blowing. We’re keen to share the enthusiasm for Moulin Rouge! The Musical across the country. It’s thrilling that a second company will be going out to audiences across North America just one year after the Broadway opening.
Moulin Rouge! The Musical is directed by Alex Timbers and has a book written by John Logan. Choreography from Sonya Tayeh, and musical supervision from Justin Levine.
The production is currently playing Broadway at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre. You can get tickets here.
Photo: Moulin Rouge! The Musical Instagram