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Director Alex Timbers’ stage adaption of “Moulin Rouge!” is visually and aurally opulent, boasting a lavish production design of the utmost scale and expense; however, the story itself gets short shrift. Emotionally inert between dazzling musical numbers, the whole musical ends up lacking the depth and intensity necessary to properly anchor all its glitz, and is ultimately less rewarding, enjoyable, and theatrical than the 2001 film it takes as its basis.
Bebe Neuwirth and Brandon Victor Dixon to announce the Tony Award nominations on April 30th; Sutton Foster will star in the 2020 Broadway revival of "The Music Man"; Disney to produce a musical adaption of "The Princess Bride" with a score by David Yazbek and a book by Rick Elice and Bob Martin; Second Stage Theater announces 5 out of 7 shows for the 2019-2020 season; the 2018 Broadway revival of "Angels in America" to receive audio recording; "Alice by Heart" records a cast album; Alexander Gemignani replaces Danny Burstein in "My Fair Lady"; TLC musical in development; new film adaptation of “Guys and Dolls” in the works; North Bergen High School production of "Alien: The Play" makes a splash
"Ruben & Clay’s First Annual Christmas Carol Family Fun Pageant Spectacular Reunion Show" books the Imperial for holiday engagement; Danny Burstein to join "My Fair Lady"; Dénee Benton to join "Hamilton"; cast announced for City Center's "A Chorus Line" gala; "Wicked" turns 15 on October 30th; "What the Constitution Means to Me" and "Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish" extend; "Desperate Measures” and "Smokey Joe's Cafe" closing; film adaptation of "Be More Chill" announced; Idris Elba and Dame Judi Dench join “Cats” movie cast; the 73rd Annual Tony Awards will be held on Sunday, June 9th
MCC's "School Girls" returning this fall; pre-Broadway "Moulin Rouge! The Musical" announces cast; "Anastasia" faces copyright lawsuit; Broadway community to stage benefit concert for the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Victims' Fund; Lucille Lortel Award nominees and Olivier Award winners
“Describe the Night” is an ambitious, epically sweeping new play by Rajiv Joseph that examines the relationship between observation and truth, storytelling and history. Deeply engrossing, complex, and taught, it spins a chilling reality and paints a portrait of the moral ambiguity that plagues modern Russia.
"Pretty Woman: The Musical" books the Nederlander Theatre; Chinese musical "Shimmer" headed to Broadway in 2019; starry benefit concert of "Damn Yankees" completes its cast; cool new study finds theatregoers' hearts beat together