A Revolutionary Show that Reigns Supreme

In the world of musical theater, one show has taken the world by storm with its infectious tunes, powerful storytelling, and empowering message. SIX has swiftly risen to become a sensational hit, captivating audiences around the globe. With its unique blend of history, contemporary pop music, and an all-female cast, this innovative production reimagines the... Continue Reading →

This One’s For the Fans

Beetlejuice choreographer Connor Gallagher aims to please diehard devotees of the film – and welcome new ones into the fold By Page Leggett Connor Gallagher knew fans of Beetlejuice, Tim Burton's over the top 1998 movie, would have high expectations of the musical adaptation. But the choreographer also knew there would be audience members who... Continue Reading →

Bringing ALADDIN to the Stage

by Courtney Potter Early in the evolution of Aladdin, composer Alan Menken, book writer and lyricist Chad Beguelin and director/choreographer Casey Nicholaw got together to write a brand new song for the stage musical – a unique collaboration that could only happen on Broadway. “We needed to write a new song for the Genie, [for]... Continue Reading →

Famous Bohemians & The Monmartre

“The art and the Bohemian lifestyle have always been akin. Fully immersed in creativity, famous bohemianartists defined art as their religion and saw themselves as non-conformists opposed to the conventions ofbourgeois society — drifters, visionaries or madmen possessed by inspiration.” Martinique, E. (April 24, 2016). “Famous Artists of the 20th Century Who Knew How To... Continue Reading →

The Bohemian State of Mind

The Bohemian values of Truth, Beauty, Freedom, and Love predominate throughout Moulin Rouge! The Musical. Let’s explore what Bohemianism is (its values and culture), and what it represented to turn-of-the-century Bohemians as compared with the artists of the 21st century. We will also delve into some of the risks and costs that are incurred when... Continue Reading →

MOULIN ROUGE! The Musical Synopsis and Story

SYNOPSISChristian, a young composer, falls in love with Satine, a dazzling actress and one of Paris’s most beautiful, well-known stars. Based on the 2001 film, “Moulin Rouge!” directed by Baz Luhrmann and co-written by Craig Pearce, Moulin Rouge! The Musical is set in Paris, France, at the turn of the 20th century during the Belle... Continue Reading →

Moulin Rouge! The Musical: Making a Stage Spectacular

By David Cote Along with baseball, rock ‘n’ roll and jazz, the Broadway musical is uniquely American. And, like any cultural tradition, it didn’t just appear. Its origins lie in 19th-century European operetta, which emigrated to the New World, got mixed up with jazz, chorus girls and vaudeville comedy—and before you know it, you’ve got... Continue Reading →

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