Look Back at Highlights of Moulin Rouge! as Its Boston Run Ends | Playbill

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Photo Features Look Back at Highlights of Moulin Rouge! as Its Boston Run Ends The stage adaptation of the Baz Luhrmann film played its final performance at the Colonial Theatre August 19.
Karen Olivo, Aaron Tveit, and company Matthew Murphy

The highly anticipated stage adaptation of Moulin Rouge!, directed by Alex Timbers, which officially opened at Boston’s Emerson Colonial Theatre August 3, concludes its run August 19; a Broadway bow is expected to follow.

The musical, based on the film of the same name, features original songs (including the Golden Globe-nominated “Come What May”) and pop standards. New to the score are songs released in the 17 years since the film’s premiere. Tony winner John Logan pens the book, with Sonya Tayeh choreographing, and Justin Levine serving as music supervisor and orchestrator.

Take a look at some of the highlights from the shows pre-Broadway run below:

When the cast was announced:

Meet the Cast of the Moulin Rouge! Musical

When we got a look inside the refurbished Boston Emerson Colonial Theatre:

Step Inside the Remodeled Emerson Colonial Theatre Home to Moulin Rouge!

When we got our first look at the show:

First Look at Karen Olivo and Aaron Tveit in Moulin Rouge! in Boston

When we followed the red carpet at the Moulin Rouge! gala night:

Go Inside the Moulin Rouge! Gala Night

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