Tag Archive for: Moulin Rouge! The Musical

The cast of Moulin Rouge poses at the front of the stage

Colorado Graduate Andrés Quintero in Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Producers Carmen Pavlovic, Bill Damaschke and Gerry Ryan are pleased to announce the full cast for the North American Tour of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Moulin Rouge! The Musical when the show begins a limited engagement at The Buell Theatre June 9-26 only to include Rangeview High School graduate, Andrés Quintero. Originally from Caracas, […]

Moulin Rouge! The Musical Announces Digital Ticket Lottery

The North American Tour of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Moulin Rouge! The Musical begins a limited engagement at The Buell Theatre June 9-26 only. In advance of the start of performances, the production announced today that it will host a digital ticket lottery offering fans the chance to purchase a limited number of $45 […]

A painting by Toulouse-Lautrec

Toulouse-Lautrec: His work epitomizes the Moulin Rouge

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901) was a French artist during the post-impressionist movement who produced the original iconic imagery of the Moulin Rouge. Despite being born into one of the oldest noble families in the country, he spent his adult life amid dancers, actors and artists enjoying a rather bohemian lifestyle. As The Art Story describes: […]

A table filled with charcuterie plates

Bon Appetit, Bohemians! French restaurants to go with your Moulin Rouge! The Musical tickets

The spectacular engagement of Moulin Rouge! The Musical coming to The Buell June 9-26 has us in the mood for the full Parisian experience, and you cannot have that without French food. Here are a few dining experiences near the theatre to check out. French75 717 17th Street A casual French bistro with a show-stopping […]

A costume sketch for Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Early Arts Education to Broadway: Costume and Set Design for Moulin Rouge! The Musical

At the Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA), we provide arts education for children through our year-round acting classes. A signature DCPA summer experience? The Musical Madness, Musical Mayhem, and Musical Mania courses where children create original ten-minute musicals.   These classes have been a longstanding trademark of the DCPA summer sessions since their inception […]

The cast of Moulin Rouge poses at the front of the stage

First Look: Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Pop the champagne, Moulin Rouge! The Musical is the winner of 10 Tony Awards® — including Best Musical! Enter a world of splendor and romance, of eye-popping excess, of glitz, grandeur, and glory! A world where Bohemians and aristocrats rub elbows and revel in electrifying enchantment. Welcome to Moulin Rouge! The Musical! Baz Luhrmann’s revolutionary […]

Christian hugs Satine from behind in front of a L'amour sign

The Life & Lore of the Moulin Rouge, from Belle Epoque Paris to Broadway

In 1889, two remarkable institutions that became synonymous with The City of Light opened. One was the Eiffel Tower, a sky-scraping thousand-foot tall, wrought-iron structure erected for the Paris World’s Fair. It remains one of the most visited tourist attractions in the world. The other? A scarlet-colored night spot with a distinctive windmill perched on […]

An old photograph of Jennie Rogers wearing a feathered hat and fur coat

Denver’s Red Light District Was No Moulin Rouge

In 1889, the same year the Moulin Rouge opened on the edge of the red light district of Pigalle in Paris, a red light district out on the frontier of the American West in Denver, Colorado also saw a grand opening. Jennie Rogers was a tall, slender brunette, who had gone through several names and […]

Actors dressed in cat costumes pose while they dance in CATS the musical

Dance For Your Health

While dance is something we can both do and watch for pleasure, the movement goes beyond entertainment. It’s actually good for your body and mind. “Dancing is excellent for your health, and it’s a wonderful example of an activity where art and sport meet,” said Dr. Joshua A. Metzl, MD, the head orthopedic physician for […]