– Collaboration with Hispanic Federation’s CREAR Futuros Program Promises a Spectacular Evening –
New York City– September 14th, 2023 – Broadway’s Al Hirschfeld Theatre in New York City is set to come alive with a vibrant celebration on Wednesday, September 27th at 8 PM. In dazzling tribute to Hispanic Heritage Month, Moulin Rouge! The Musical is poised to deliver an unforgettable evening of culture, creativity, and collaboration.
Moulin Rouge! The Musical has joined forces with the renowned organization Hispanic Federation and their transformative program, CREAR Futuros, to craft an activity that transcends boundaries and celebrates the rich tapestry of Hispanic heritage.
CREAR Futuros, a free Latino-serving student mentorship program that has empowered nearly 7,000 students across the country and transformed educational outcomes is bringing together 60 bright young minds from various educational institutions. Among the attendees are students from CUNY, SUNY, La Guardia Community College and SUNY Purchase, an esteemed art school, who are passionate about exploring the world of arts.
The highlight of the evening will be the dynamic “talkback” session immediately following the performance. The group of students will have the unique opportunity to engage in a conversation with the cast and crew, delving into the creative process and the intricate details that bring the Moulin Rouge! The Musical world to life.
“We are thrilled to honor the vibrant tapestry of Hispanic culture and young artists during this special month of celebration,”says Carmen Pavlovic, producer of Moulin Rouge! The Musical.
“Our partnership with the Hispanic Federation and CREAR Futuros aligns with the support we provide to emerging artists through education events via our Bohemian Project program at Moulin Rouge! The Musical is the cornerstone of our celebration of the Hispanic community within our company and in our audiences.”
The enchanting world of Moulin Rouge! The Musical awaits you at the Al Hirschfeld Theater, located at 302 W 45th St, New York, NY 10036, on September 27th, 2023, at 8 PM. Immerse yourself in a vibrant blend of culture, talent, and creativity as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and the power of artistic aspirations.
In honor or Hispanic Heritage Month Moulin Rouge! The Musical is extending a 15% discount when purchasing four or more tickets to Tuesday and Wednesday performances from September 15 to October 11 (excluding October 10). To receive the discount use promo code 4MRTM at SeatGeek.com, the Al Hirschfeld Theatre Box Office, or HERE.
ABOUT HISPANIC FEDERATION:
Hispanic Federation (HF) is a nonprofit membership and advocacy organization, founded in 1990, committed to empowering and advancing the Hispanic community, with a focus on low-income, marginalized and immigrant Latinos. With offices in New York, Connecticut, Washington, D.C, North Carolina, Florida, Illinois, Puerto Rico, and additional programs in 41 states, its program focus areas include immigration, economic empowerment, civic engagement, disaster relief, philanthropy, education, health, and the environment. HF also maintains ongoing public education campaigns and meets the organizational development needs of its member agencies through grant-making and capacity-building assistance.
CREAR Futuros is a free peer-mentor program that has served nearly 7,000 students and recruits qualified Latinx students in participating educational institutions to mentor, guide, and support younger students, or mentees. Mentors assist mentees regarding tutoring, financial aid, and resources available to them including, services offered by Hispanic Federation’s community-based member organizations. This past August, Hispanic Federation announced the expansion of CREAR Futuros to Illinois and North Carolina as well as two new schools in New York State. Recent CREAR Futuros data indicates that the college retention rate of participants was 10% higher than that of their peers, proof that the program could help address higher education inequities affecting Latinos. Participating students also had significantly higher GPAs and earned 20 more credits on average. With the expansion of the program, nearly 1,000 mentors and mentees will participate in the 2023-2024 school year across 12 campuses. For comparison, the program served more than 600 students across eight campuses in the 2022-2023 school year.
ABOUT MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL
Moulin Rouge! The Musical is the winner of ten 2021 Tony Awards® including Best Musical, two Drama League Awards including Outstanding Production of a Musical, five Drama Desk Awards and ten Outer Critics Circle Award Honor citations including New Broadway Musical.
Moulin Rouge! The Musical opened to critical acclaim at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre in the Summer of 2019 and reopened in September 2021 following the shutdown of Broadway due to the pandemic.
“Spectacular! Euphoric! In Moulin Rouge! The Musical, life is beautiful,” raves The New York Times. “Moulin Rouge! The Musical is a fabulous new musical. The high begins the instant you walk into the theatre,” said the New York Post. Entertainment Weekly concludes that “it’s easy to believe that Moulin Rouge! The Musical could run for 50 years.”
Moulin Rouge! The Musical is directed by Tony Award® winner Alex Timbers and with a book by Tony Award® winner John Logan, choreography by Tony Award® winner Sonya Tayeh and music supervision, orchestrations, and arrangements by Tony Award® winner Justin Levine.
The design team for Moulin Rouge! The Musical includes Tony Award® winner Derek McLane (sets), Tony Award® winner Catherine Zuber (costumes), Tony Award® winner
Justin Townsend (lighting), Tony Award® winner Peter Hylenski (sound), Drama Desk Award winner David Brian Brown (wig and hair design), Sarah Cimino (Make-up design) and Tony Award® winner Matt Stine (Music Producer). Casting is by Jim Carnahan and Stephen Kopel.
Enter a world of splendor and romance, of eye-popping excess, of glitz, grandeur, and glory! A world where Bohemians and aristocrats rub elbows and revel in electrifying enchantment. Pop the champagne and prepare for the spectacular spectacular…Welcome to Moulin Rouge! The Musical.
Baz Luhrmann’s iconic film comes to life onstage, remixed in a new musical mash-up extravaganza. Moulin Rouge! The Musical is a theatrical celebration of Truth, Beauty, Freedom, and – above all – Love. Moulin Rouge! The Musical is more than a musical; it is a state of mind.
As in the film, Moulin Rouge! The Musical celebrates over 160 years of music – from Offenbach to Lady Gaga. The stage musical features many of the iconic songs from the movie and also includes recent hits released since the movie premiered 20 years ago.
Moulin Rouge! The Musical is produced by Carmen Pavlovic and Gerry Ryan OAM for Global Creatures and Bill Damaschke. General management is by Foresight Theatrical.
Co-producers of the Broadway production include Aaron Lustbader, Hunter Arnold, Darren Bagert, Erica Lynn Schwartz / Matt Picheny / Stephanie Rosenberg, Adam Blanshay Productions / Nicolas & Charles Talar, Iris Smith, Aleri Entertainment, CJ ENM, Sophie Qi/Harmonia Holdings, AF Creative Media / International Theatre Fund, Baz & Co. / Len Blavatnik, Endeavor Content, Tom & Pam Faludy, Gilad-Rogowsky / InStone Productions, John Gore Organization, Mehr-BB Entertainment GmbH, Spencer Ross, Nederlander Presentations / IPN, Eric Falkenstein / Suzanne Grant, Jennifer Fischer, Peter May / Sandy Robertson, Triptyk Studios, Carl Daikeler / Sandi Moran, Desantis-Baugh Productions, Red Mountain Theatre Company / 42ND.CLUB, Candy Spelling / Tulchin Bartner, Roy Furman and Jujamcyn Theatres.
Released by 20th Century Studios, Baz Luhrmann’s MOULIN ROUGE! premiered at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival. At the 74th Academy Awards, the film was nominated for eight Oscars, including Best Picture, and won two.
The Moulin Rouge of Paris, managed by Jean-Jacques Clerico (CEO), is a dazzling and spectacular universe, the symbol of the Parisian way of celebrating since 1889. Starting life as a popular cabaret and dance hall, the venue became an iconic music hall in the Roaring Twenties, and then a theatre where numerous famous French and international artists stepped out into the limelight. Today, the Moulin Rouge and its 60 artists present the Féerie revue show: two hours of amazement between cabaret and music hall styles where dance scenes and surprise acts intersperse – without forgetting the Moulin Rouge’s most emblematic dance, the French Cancan! Since its creation, the Moulin Rouge of Paris has always been an invitation to live and share all the emotions and effervescence of a unique party extravaganza. http://www.moulinrouge.fr/
The Grammy-nominated Moulin Rouge! The Musical Original Broadway Cast Recording, produced by Baz Luhrmann, Justin Levine, Matt Stine & Alex Timbers, is now available by Baz Luhrmann’s label, House of Iona, and RCA Records. The album debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Cast Album chart.
The book Moulin Rouge! The Musical: The Story of the Broadway Spectacular, a glittering backstage pass to Moulin Rouge! The Musical and its journey to Broadway, is now available from Rizzoli.
MAC is the Official Makeup Partner and Preciosa is the Official Crystal Partner of Moulin Rouge! The Musical.
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