Danny Burstein Of 'Moulin Rouge' Goes After Roles That 'Blow His Skirt Up'

Danny Burstein, Harold Ziedler in Moulin Rouge, participates in our 10 Questions series and reveals what Broadway cast albums he can't live without, what kinds of role he tends to go for, and more!


1. When did you make your Broadway debut?

2. What is your favorite moment in Moulin Rouge?

3. If you were stranded on a desert island, which two characters from Moulin Rouge would help you survive?

4. Where did you go to school?

5. Who did you look up to growing up?

6. Who is your favorite backstage visitor during your Broadway career?

7. If you had to survive on 3 cast albums for the rest of your life what would they be?

8. What is your favorite fan moment?

9. Who are your mentors in the industry?

10. What 3 roles are on your performing bucket list?

Watch the video above for his answers!

Moulin Rouge! stars Karen Olivo (Tony Award for West Side Story, In the Heights), Aaron Tveit (Catch Me If You Can, Next to Normal), Danny Burstein (six-time Tony Award-nominee, Fiddler On the Roof, Cabaret), Sahr Ngaujah (Tony and Olivier award-nominee for Fela), Tam Mutu (Doctor Zhivago, Encores!’s Hey, Look Me Over! and The New Yorkers), Ricky Rojas (Burn the Floor) and Robyn Hurder (Nice Work If You Can Get It).

The Moulin Rouge! The Musical Original Broadway Cast Recording received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Musical Theater Album. The Grammy Awards will take place on January 26, 2020. The album, produced by Baz LuhrmannJustin LevineMatt Stine & Alex Timbers, is now available by Baz Luhrmann’s label, House of Iona, and RCA Records. The album debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Cast Album chart.