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August 30, 2019 Comments Off on Time To “Itchi Gitchi Ya Ya” Your Way To Hearing The OBC Album Of “Moulin Rouge: The Musical”! Views: 370 *Seattle Musicland, *Seattle Theaterland, Arts & Entertainment, Stage

Time To “Itchi Gitchi Ya Ya” Your Way To Hearing The OBC Album Of “Moulin Rouge: The Musical”!

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Hey sister, go sister, soul sister, go sister
Hey sister, go sister, soul sister, go sister
He met marmalade down in old new orleans
Struttin’ her stuff on the street
She said “hello, hey Joe, you wanna give it a go?”
Hmm, hmm, itchi gitchi ya ya da da
Itchi gitchi ya ya here
Mocha-choca-lata ya ya
Creole lady marmalade
Voulez-vous coucher avec moi ce soir?
Voulez-vous coucher avec moi?
– Patti LaBelle
Hey Soul Sister! It’s time to get “itchi gitchi ya ya da da” all over again and ask the musical  question “Voulez-vous coucher avec moi ce soir?” with today’s release of the MOULIN ROUGE: THE MUSICAL’s original Broadway Cast album! The hit Baz Luhrmann movie that starred Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor is now a hit Broadway musical and you can now enjoy the music in the privacy of your own earpiece!
Here’s more info on the album but one thing you should know is, the Broadway musical does differ from the film version in regards to the music used…yes, “Lady Marmalade” is used here as it was in the movie but there are NEW songs for the stage version and some interesting new mash ups!
Git the poo:
Karen Olivo and Aaron Tveit star in Moulin Rouge: The Musical. Photo: Matthew Murphy

Karen Olivo and Aaron Tveit star in Moulin Rouge: The Musical. Photo: Matthew Murphy

Moulin Rouge!
The Musical
Based on the 20th Century Fox Motion Picture by Baz Luhrmann
 
Original Cast Recording
Released by House of Iona/RCA Records Today
– Click here to listen –
(August 30, 2019, New York City) The producers of Moulin Rouge! The Musical and RCA Records are pleased to announce that the Original Broadway Cast Recording of the smash hit new musical is now available at all digital and streaming providers by Baz Luhrmann’s label, House of Iona, and RCA Records. Click here to listen to the album.
A physical edition of the album will be made available on October 25, 2019.
Moulin Rouge! The Musical opened to rave reviews on July 25, 2019 and is now playing at Broadway’s Al Hirschfeld Theatre (previews began June 28).
The Moulin Rouge! The Musical Original Broadway Cast Recording is produced by Grammy-nominated Baz Luhrmann, Justin Levine, Matt Stine and Alex Timbers.
Moulin Rouge! The Musical Original Broadway Cast Recording track list:
1.   Welcome to The Moulin Rouge!
2.   Truth Beauty Freedom Love
3.   The Sparkling Diamond
4.   Shut Up and Raise Your Glass
5.   Firework
6.   Your Song
7.   So Exciting! (The Pitch Song)
8.   Sympathy For The Duke
9.   Nature Boy
10. Elephant Love Medley
11. Backstage Romance
12. Come What May
13. Only Girl In A Material World
14. Chandelier
15. El Tango De Roxanne
16. Crazy Rolling
17. Your Song Reprise
18. Finale (Come What May)
19. More More More! (Encore)
MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL
The cast of Moulin Rouge! The Musical is led by Karen Olivo (Tony Award® for West Side Story, In the Heights) as Satine, Aaron Tveit (Catch Me If You Can, Next to Normal) as Christian, Danny Burstein (six-time Tony Award®-nominee, Fiddler On the Roof, Cabaret) as Harold Zidler, Sahr Ngaujah (Tony® and Olivier award-nominee for Fela) as Toulouse-Lautrec, Tam Mutu (Doctor Zhivago, Encores!’s Hey, Look Me Over! and The New Yorkers) as The Duke of Monroth, Ricky Rojas (Burn the Floor) as Santiago and Robyn Hurder (Nice Work If You Can Get It) as Nini.
Directed by Alex Timbers (Tony Award®-nominated for Bloody Bloody Andrew Jacksonand Peter and the Starcatcher) Moulin Rouge! The Musical has a book by John Logan (Tony Award® for Red), choreography by Sonya Tayeh (Lucille Lortel Award and Obie Award for Kung Fu, and Emmy winner), and music supervision, orchestrations and arrangements by Justin Levine (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson).
As in Baz Luhrmann’s film, Moulin Rouge! The Musical celebrates some of the greatest popular music of the last 50 years. The stage musical features many of the iconic songs from the movie and also includes recent hits released since the movie premiered 19 years ago.
Global Creatures (Carmen Pavlovic and Gerry Ryan OAM) serves as Lead Producer and Bill Damaschke is the executive producer. General management is by Foresight Theatrical.
Released by 20th Century Fox, 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 soundtrack for the film was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media in 2002.
The Moulin Rouge of Paris 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 artistes stepped out into the limelight.
Ricky Rojas is appearing with the support of Actors’ Equity Association. The producers gratefully acknowledge Actors’ Equity Association for its assistance of this production.
Tickets are available at ticketmaster.com and in person at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, 302 West 45th Street. Hirschfeld Theatre box office hours are Monday through Friday, 10am to 8pm. Group discounts are available for groups of 12 or more through Group Sales Box Office at Broadway.com by calling 1-800-BROADWAY x2 or online at www.broadway.com/groups. Moulin Rouge! The Musical offers a $29 (plus $5 service charge) “Lucky Seat” lottery. For more information go to https://moulinrougemusical.com/.
HOUSE OF IONA
Baz Luhrmann is a multi-hyphenate storyteller and record producer, known best within the world of music for his work on the soundtracks to his film and TV projects, as well as for the 1998 album Something for Everybody, which included the BPI (UK) certified platinum song “Everybody’s Free (To Wear Sunscreen).” Luhrmann produced the two-volume, multi-platinum soundtrack for his second film, Romeo + Juliet, and served as the executive producer on the multi-platinum, Grammy-award-winning soundtrack for his third film, the musical Moulin Rouge!. He also co-produced many of the album’s tracks under the pseudonym BLAM and received writing and arranging credit on two of its most iconic numbers, “El Tango De Roxanne,” and “The Pitch (Spectacular Spectacular).” Luhrmann co-wrote various score pieces for his fourth film, Australia, in addition to co-writing and coproducing “The Drover’s Ballad” along with Elton John. Luhrmann was nominated for another Grammy, together with Jay-Z, for their work on the soundtrack to The Great Gatsby. Additionally, he produced The Orchestral Score for the film, as well as The Bryan Ferry Jazz Recordings. Throughout his career, Luhrmann has worked with a vast array of musical artists, from pop icons, to emerging bands, and stars of the opera. In 2015, Luhrmann signed a deal with RCA to launch his own label, House of Iona, under which he released the two-part soundtrack for “The Get Down,” his Netflix series about the birth of hip-hop. House of Iona will also be home to the upcoming soundtrack for Luhrmann’s Untitled Elvis Presley film.
https://moulinrougemusical.com/

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