“She sings, she dances, she dies, how can you refuse?” That was the note Baz Luhrmann sent to Nicole Kidman, wooing her to say “yes” to the movie Moulin Rouge! Luhrmann has called that film “an attempt to reinvent the movie musical.” Now he’s adapted his 2001 reinvention for the stage. The poet and the chanteuse meet again on Broadway. —L.J.
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