The Toxic Masculinity of the New "Moulin Rouge!"

The Toxic Masculinity of the New "Moulin Rouge!"

This season, nothing on Broadway can match the colorful explosions of Moulin Rouge! However, what the film brought forth in unadulterated, heart-wrenching romance, the stage show sadly twists into familiar examples of masculinity at its most toxic. In changing things drastically from the contemporary film classic, book writer John Logan, and returning writers Baz Luhrmann and Craig Pearce have turned the show into something less than bohemian romance.

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