Ulf from Boston, Massachusetts
MOULIN ROUGE, THE MUSICAL
So great in all ways, stage, costumes, choreography and the actors stunning. Really great updated wirh todays music plus from movie. So much fun and comedy at the same time as the story ends so sad. Second acts opening a la lady gaga is a real showstopper. Dont miss it
Maureen Sabolinski from Boston, Massachusetts
INCREDIBLY TALENTED CAST / SUPERB THEATER
This show is extraordinary, sad, funny and excellent production values. No comparison to movie- if you want to see the movie then go stream. This is live entertainment at its best- we had seats in the diamond section and they were - well amazing. The theater is beautiful and the sets were breathtaking . I see a lot of theater- mostly on Broadway. See this now if you can- when it goes to Broadway it will be a hot ticket and expect many Tony nods.
Steve and Emily W from Fairhaven, Massachusetts
We didn’t know what to expect. High energy, we were sitting forward the entire night. The best we’ve seen. Would go back 1000 times. Cast was fantastic! I’ve seen Cats, Phantom ... this is and was better. Boston Strong - Moulin Rouge Strong
Rachel H. from Boston, Massachusetts
SO MUCH SPECTACLE!
I'm a big fan of the original movie, and this stage version was so much fun! Truly amazing set, costumes, & choreography. I enjoyed the new musical references, even though I didn't recognize all of them. Change is awesome. Speaking of change, I was delighted to see diversity in the cast, in both skin color and body types. Standout cast included Danny Burstein as Zidler and Sahr Ngaujah as Toulouse. Both brought humanity to roles that were more goofy in the movie. I agree with critiques of the chemistry between the leads ... it just wasn't always there. I'm not sure if the fault lies with the performers, the pacing, or the fact that Aaron Tveit often seems to be directed to stand still when everyone else has business. When he sings, dances, or has something else to do ... he becomes instantly more interesting. My favorite bit was the Green Fairy sequence. Second fave was the extended encore/curtain call. It's clear everyone was having a great time throughout .
Jen from Epping, New Hampshire
A MUST SEE
Very excited to see this show, I am a huge fan of the movie. As you walk in the theater looks as if you just walked into the movie of Moulin Rouge. As it starts it captures your attention (not to give anything away) then bam you are right into the fun, song and dancing. I loved it, loved the new and old songs, very beautiful, very tallented cast, costume and art all well done. The only thing that did bother me was Christian and Satine. I did not feel a love connection. Both are extremely tallented but did not feel what you have felt in the movie, the love the passion between them two. I don’t believe they selected the right performer for Satine, she was amazingly tallented but don’t think it was the right part for her, I wanted the chemistry between these two but I just didn’t feel it. Even so I would highly recommend this show it was truly amizing up to the very end. You won’t regret going to see this work of art.
Valeria Pereira from Boston, Massachusetts
Me and my daughter (Pregnant with my grandson and due next week) are fascinated by the way they modernized the play with new songs. I felt in love with Christian, and cried with with Satinee's amazing interpretation. the only thing that got me sad was "Roxane". Although Aaron's interpretation was amazing, I really missed the rough voice that sings with Christian in the Movie. Caveat, there is no elevator in the theater, and we bought the Balcony. My grandson almost came after my daughter climbed the stairs, but the theater crew helped a lot. Before the show, we had a light lunch at explorateur cafe and set at the commons (the first public park in US) and, together with the play was one of the best days of my life.
Brigette Ray from Boston, Massachusetts
AMAZING CREATIVE ADAPTATION
I cannot stop thinking about this show. I am in Boston for just 3 short days and I would (had I the funds) see it again! The actors were flawless, the music was incredible, and their changes to the storyline were amazing. I read several disappointed reviews about the musical changes or differences in the plot- it's 2018! The movie was released 17 years ago. The creative choices that were made for the musical were amazing and brought a more modern perspective to the show. I am truly obsessed with this performance and cannot wait to own a CD of the music so I can sing along 24/7.
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