News and Updates

News and Updates

Review: Hit Songs to Sin By in a Smashing ‘Moulin Rouge!

The movie that heralded the jukebox musical has been reinvented as a jukebox musical on its very own terms at the Emerson Colonial Theater in Boston.

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Pre-Broadway Review: ‘Moulin Rouge!’

Yes they can-can — they can transform Baz Luhrmann’s 2001 absinthe-tinged fantasia “Moulin Rouge!” into a socko stage spectacular. The story’s been strengthened in this splashy production, while expectations of cinema-inspired visual splendor are met and even exceeded.

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Exclusive First Look: ‘Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Karen Olivo, Aaron Tveit and Danny Burstein get drawn into the romantic intrigue of fin-de-siecle Paris in the Broadway-bound show, currently at Boston's Emerson Colonial Theatre.

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Exclusive! Karen Olivo and Aaron Tveit Are Ready for the High Romance, Drama (and Laughs!) of Moulin Rouge! The Musical

On the stage of the legendary Emerson Colonial Theatre in Boston on July 10, glamorous, doomed starlet Satine will once again descend on a swing center stage at the famed Parisian nightclub and starry-eyed poet Christian will once again fall madly in love.

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See the first photo of Karen Olivo as Satine in Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Karen Olivo is living life from dream to dream.

The Tony-winning actress is about to begin previews in Moulin Rouge! The Musical — the highly anticipated stage adaptation of the 2001 film — at Boston’s Emerson Colonial Theater this week.

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Come What May! Moulin Rouge! The Musical Extends Run in Boston

The highly anticipated Moulin Rouge! The Musical has received a two-week extension to its world premiere run at Boston's Emerson Colonial Theatre. Originally scheduled for a limited engagement through August 5, the Broadway-aimed show will now run out of town through August 19.

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Watch Moulin Rouge! The Musical star Aaron Tveit perform ‘Come What May’

Ready to feel like you’ve “never seen the sky before”?

The world premiere of the stage musical adaptation of Moulin Rouge! is fast approaching, but in the meantime a video of Aaron Tveit (Grease Live!) performing the movie’s original song “Come What May,” is here to tantalize and leave you wanting more.

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After renovations, grand old Colonial Theatre prepares to open doors

When the curtain rises this month at the Emerson Colonial Theatre, Moulin Rouge! The Musical will be center stage, but the real star will be the long-shuttered hall itself, which after months of painstaking renovations will reclaim its place as a crown jewel of Boston theater.

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The! Moulin Rouge! Musical! Will! Star! Aaron! Tveit! And! Karen! Olivo!

Moulin Rouge! The Musical, the stage adaptation of Baz Luhrmann’s movie musical about love, tuberculosis, and exclamation points has cast its very dreamy stars. Karen Olivo (West Side Story, In the Heights) and Aaron Tveit (Next to Normal, Grease: Live) will be the ones singing on top of that elephant as Satine and Christian, while Danny Burstein (Fiddler on the Roof) will play the Moulin Rouge’s host Harold Zidler.

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Broadway-Bound Moulin Rouge! The Musical Sets Cast

Karen Olivo, Aaron Tveit and Danny Burstein will lead Alex Timbers' production, stepping into roles played onscreen by Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor and Jim Broadbent, respectively.

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Dates Set for World Premiere of Moulin Rouge! Musical in Boston

Boston’s Emerson Colonial Theatre reopens this summer with Moulin Rouge! The Musical.

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