Love Lifts Us Up: ‘Moulin Rouge! the Musical’ Packs More Pop Than One Show Can Handle

Moulin Rouge! the Musical: 3/5 Stars

There was a show. A very strange, enchanted show.

Entering the red light-coated Al Hirschfeld Theatre, with the stage flanked on either side with a giant red windmill and a large elephant’s head, you’re immediately asked to immerse yourself in the dreamlike, fantastical world of Baz Luhrmann’s 2001 romantic tragedy Moulin Rouge! As its musical adaptation blazes forth with a whiplash-inducing 70 songs, flashy can-can dancers and bohemian ideals, the fantasy is forced to be grounded in reality and loses some of the film
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