So Raise Your Glass! 'Moulin Rouge' Returns To Broadway On September 24th


This morning, Producers of the critically acclaimed Broadway production of Moulin Rouge! The Musical announced that the show will resume performances on Friday, September 24, 2021 at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre. The cast will be led by returning principal company members Tony Award nominee Aaron Tveit as Christian, Tony Award nominee Danny Burstein as Harold Zidler, Tony and Olivier Award nominee Sahr Ngaujah as Toulouse-Lautrec, Tam Mutu as The Duke of Monroth, Ricky Rojas as Santiago and Tony Award nominee Robyn Hurder as Nini. Ashley Loren is the Satine Alternate. Additional casting, including the role of Satine, will be confirmed at a later date.

Moulin Rouge! The Musical is honored to celebrate New York’s Frontline Workers at a special dress rehearsal on September 23, 2021. This remarkable group of individuals will be the first audience to experience the show following the Broadway shutdown. A special fan-only pre-sale begins Monday, May 17 at 10:00AM EDT and will go through Wednesday, May 19 at 9:59AM EDT. For access to this pre-sale, sign up for the show’s newsletter at www.MoulinRougeMusical.com by Monday, May 17 at 9:59AM EDT. Single tickets go on sale to the general public on Wednesday, May 19 at 10AM EDT at www.SeatGeek.com.

Producers Carmen Pavlovic and BillDamaschke jointly said, “Moulin Rouge! The Musical is a story about artists fighting to keep their theatre open on their own terms. This has served as our rallying cry as we’ve navigated the complexities of the Broadway shutdown and planning for our re-imagined future. Zidler greets the audience at the top of the show with “YOU are welcome here” and we look forward to extending this salutation with renewed meaning to our audiences, creative team, cast, musicians and crew as the red windmill starts to turn again at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre. It is a tremendous privilege to re-unite our much-loved company on a shared journey towards the re-opening of Broadway and beyond.”

Moulin Rouge! The Musical is directed by Tony Award nominee Alex Timbers and with a book by Tony Award winner JohnLogan, choreography by Tony Award nominee Sonya Tayeh and music supervision, orchestrations and arrangements by Tony Award nominee Justin Levine. The design team for Moulin Rouge! The Musical includes Tony Award winner Derek McLane (sets), Tony Award winner Catherine Zuber (costumes), Tony Award nominee Justin Townsend (lighting), Tony Award nominee Peter Hylenski (sound), Drama Desk Award winner David Brian Brown (wig and hair design), Sarah Cimino (Make-up design) and Tony Award nominee Matt Stine (Music Producer). Casting is by Jim Carnahan and Stephen Kopel.

The Grammy-nominated Moulin Rouge! The Musical Original Broadway Cast Recording, produced by Baz Luhrmann, Justin Levine, Matt Stine & Alex Timbers, is now available by Baz Luhrmann’s label, House of Iona, and RCA Records. The album debut at #1 on Billboard’s Cast Album chart.

Jujamcyn Theaters is deeply committed to the health and safety of our audiences, performers, and staff. Among many enhancements, we have now upgraded all of our auditorium ventilation systems with MERV 13 filters, created a contactless experience for guests entering the theatre, and established rigorous cleaning and sanitation protocols. Based on CDC and New York state guidelines at the time of performance, protocols may include contact tracing survey, vaccination or negative test verification, limitations on belongings in the theatre, proper mask usage, assigned entry times, contactless temperature check, social distancing, and more. Specific health & safety protocols are subject to change but will be clearly communicated to ticket holders in advance of their performance. Ticket holders who do not comply with venue protocols will not be admitted.

Photo: Matthew Murphy