Moulin Rouge! Begins Run on Boston Stage

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Moulin Rouge! the epic and visually-stunning Baz Luhrmann musical is beginning a new life as, Moulin Rouge! The Musical, and has started its run at the Emerson Colonial Theatre in Boston.   Take a look at the set picture above to see how the grandeur and spirit of the screen production was captured on stage.  Ahhhhh, its stunning.  

The musical follows the same plotline at the movie, following the story of Christian, a young writer and poet, who falls in love with Satine, a cabaret actress and courtesan, in Paris.  Aaron Tveit plays Christian and Karen Olivo is Satine. 

Fans of So You Think You Can Dance will be excited to know that a show-favorite, Sonya Tayeh, choreographed the musical (so you KNOW it was be amazing). Here’s a little teaser:

 

Is the next step for this show Broadway? Here’s hoping.  But for now it can be seen in Boston through August 19th.  For those lucky ducks who can see it now, here is a link to tickets. If you are able to go be sure to let us know what you thought in the comments below! 

Source: TheaterMania