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John Logan received the Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Drama League awards for his play Red. Other plays include Peter and Alice, I'll Eat You Last: A Chat With Sue Mengers and Never the Sinner. As a screenwriter, Logan has been three-times nominated for the Oscar, and has received Golden Globe, BAFTA, WGA, Edgar and PEN Center awards. His films include Skyfall, Spectre, Hugo, The Avia­tor, Gladiator, Rango, Genius, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, The Last Samurai and Any Given Sunday. He also created "Penny Dreadful" for Showtime.

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[West End, 2022]
[West End, 2021] [Replacement]
[Broadway, 2014]
[Off-Broadway, 2013]
[Off-Broadway, 1992]


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John Logan Awards and Nominations

Tony Awards - 2020 - Best Book of a Musical

John Logan, Moulin Rouge!

Olivier Awards - 2010 - Best New Play

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Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2010 - John Gassner Playwriting Award

John Logan, Red

Tony Awards - 2010 - Best Play

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Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1998 - John Gassner Playwriting Award

John Logan , Never the Sinner

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MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL Comes to Tulsa PAC in August

Moulin Rouge! The Musical is headed to Tulsa PAC in August. Performances run August 7-11, 2024.
MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL is Coming to Overture Center in July

The first North American tour of Moulin Rouge! The Musical, winner of 10 Tony Awards including Best Musical, will play in Madison at Overture Hall. Learn how to purchase tickets.
The New Jewish Theatre Presents RED by John Logan

NJT will present RED from 7/25 to 8/11, offering an insightful exploration into the mind of renowned artist Mark Rothko.
Aaron Tveit and Joanna 'JoJo' Levesque Will Return to MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL

Moulin Rouge! The Musical will welcome back original Broadway cast member and Tony Award-winner Aaron Tveit, starring alongside platinum-selling singer, songwriter, and actress Joanna 'JoJo' Levesque as Christian and Satine, respectively, for a 12-week limited engagement.
Alexa Ilacad, Khalil Ramos, and JC Santos are Nominees at 14th Gawad Buhay Awards

The Philippine Legitimate Stage Artist Group has announced its nominees for the 14th Gawad Buhay Awards, an award-giving body for the performing arts. Only the productions staged by Philstage’s member companies from the past season are eligible for the nomination, chosen by an independent jury.
Tickets To Canadian Premiere Of MOULIN ROUGE! On Sale Next Week

The first North American tour of Moulin Rouge! The Musical, winner of 10 Tony Awards including Best Musical, is making its Canadian Premiere in Toronto this November. Moulin Rouge! The Musical will play the CAA Ed Mirvish Theatre beginning performances November 19, 2024 through January 12, 2025. 
Review: MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL at Fox Cities Performing Arts Center

The Tony Award winning theatrical sensation, Moulin Rouge! The Musical, is without question the sparkling diamond of the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center Broadway Across America season! 
NEWSIES & More Lead BroadwayWorld's St. Louis Summer 2024 Top Picks

The 2024 summer theatre season is already in full swing in St. Louis, Missouri, with three exceptional comedy-dramas opening last week. St. Louis stages opened their 2024 season with STEEL MAGNOLIAS starring a mostly local cast. Broadway World called the Stages St. Louis production “wonderfully funny – creating contagious uncontrollable laughter.”  Albion Theatre opened a terrific production of Alan Ayckbourn’s WOMAN IN MIND with a tour-de-force performance from Emily Baker in the lead role. Baker is on stage the entire production. Stray Dog Theatre had audiences laughing out loud with their production of David Lindsay-Abaire's RIPCORD. All three productions run through the end of June. The most anticipated productions of the remaining summer season include shows at The Muny, Stages St. Louis, and The New Jewish Theatre.
MOULIN ROUGE! Comes To Lied Center for the Performing Arts In February 2025

The acclaimed musical MOULIN ROUGE! will be performing at the Lied Center in Lincoln. Don't miss this spectacular show featuring stunning performances and unforgettable music.
MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL Comes To Have Kansas City Premiere In July

MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL will be in Kansas City from July 23 to August 4.
MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL Is Coming To The Detroit Opera House In September

MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL at the Detroit Opera House from September 17 to October 6.
Weekend Brunch at City Winery Boston Will Offer Music, Magic, Comedy and a Buffet

 City Winery Boston has announced a series of noontime weekend shows offering music, comedy, and a great way to start your weekend.
Video: The Avett Brothers Announce SWEPT AWAY Broadway Transfer From Queens Concert

Tonight, live from the stage at Forest Hills Stadium, The Avett Brothers announced that their new musical Swept Away will begin previews on Broadway this fall at a Shubert theater to-be-announced. Watch the video!
Review: MOULIN ROUGE! is a Thrilling Spectacle with So-So Songs

What did our critic think of MOULIN ROUGE! at National Tour At Marcus Center? Are you a millennial who listened to “Elephant Love Medley” on repeat? Then this perspective is for you. But quickly, for those who need some background: Moulin Rouge! is the tragic love story of a poor writer, Christian, and the Moulin Rouge’s star burlesque performer, Satine.
Video: Austin Durant Makes Triumphant Return as Harold Zilger in MOULIN ROUGE

Last night, Moulin Rouge! The Musical welcomed Austin Durant back as Harold Zidler; Durant originated the character for the North American Tour and performed the role on Broadway in 2019. Watch a video of his first curtain call since being back!
MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL & More Set for Celebrity Attractions 24-25 Season

Experience the biggest Tulsa Broadway Season to date with Celebrity Attractions' 41st season, featuring seven shows including MOULIN ROUGE, MJ The Musical, BACK TO THE FUTURE, and more. Learn how to purchase tickets.

Hollywood Records has released the KINGDOM OF THE PLANET OF THE APES Original Motion Picture Soundtrack. Scored by acclaimed composer John Paesano, the album captures the sound and fury of the all-new action-adventure spectacle of the summer, open now exclusively in theaters worldwide. Fans will be thrilled to hear Paesano’s stunning score, which includes an homage to legendary composer Jerry Goldsmith’s “The Hunt” from the original 1968 film, “Planet of the Apes.” Listen to the soundtrack now!
FUNNY GIRL, MYSTIC PIZZA & More Set For Kravis 2024/2025 Season

The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts announced its 16th season of Kravis On Broadway brimming with Tony Award®-winning hits. The 2024 – 2025 Kravis On Broadway season showcases Broadway’s finest with a subscription package power-packed with 32 Tony Awards® among them. 
MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL Now On Sale Ay PNC Broadway In Kansas City Music Hall

Experience the magic of MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL at PNC Broadway in Kansas City Music Hall, on sale now.
O'Neill Theater Center Chairman Tom Viertel to Step Down

Tom Viertel, who has been a member of the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center board for nearly three decades and its Chairman since 2000, will step down from his role at the end of the O'Neill's 2024 season in August. Learn more.


How many shows has John Logan written?

John Logan has written 8 shows including Never the Sinner (Playwright), Red (Playwright), Peter and Alice (Playwright), I'll Eat You Last: A Chat With Sue Mengers (Playwright), The Last Ship (Co-bookwriter), Superhero (Bookwriter), Moulin Rouge! (Book Writer), Swept Away (Bookwriter).

What awards has John Logan been nominated for?

John Logan has been nominated for several prestigious awards throughout his career, including Best Book of a Musical at the Tony Awards for "Moulin Rouge!", Best New Play at the Olivier Awards for "Red", the John Gassner Playwriting Award at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for both "Red" and "Never the Sinner", and Best Play at the Tony Awards for "Red".

What awards has John Logan won?

John Logan has won the Tony Award for Best Play for "Red."

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