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It's time to start practicing that Can Can as the Broadway smash hit Moulin Rouge! The Musical is heading to London in 2021! After thrilling audiences and critics alike in New York, this sumptuous production is crossing the pond to give London audiences a slice of the action. Based on the iconic Baz Lurhmann film of the same name this musical adaptation is directed by Alex Timbers and is gorgeously designed by Derek McLane.
Packed full of glamour, dazzle, and shine, as well as over 70 of the biggest songs in the world, be prepared to be blown away by this exceptional new production as it lights up London town from March 2021.
Baz Luhrmann's Moulin Rouge is cemented into the world-wide canon of iconic movies. With a glittering cast featuring Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor, and a set which would astound the most cynical viewer it's no wonder that Moulin Rouge went on to be one of the most award-nominated movies of all time. When released in the early 2000s Moulin Rouge was nominated for an outstanding 129 awards, winning two Academy Awards, three Golden Globes and one BAFTA. Moulin Rouge's success certainly cemented Luhrmann's stake as a global movie icon.
The year is 1900 and Christian, a young poet and talented writer has come to Paris to pursue a career and become a member of the Bohemian movement there. Christian ends up falling hopelessly in love with Satine, the star of the infamous Moulin Rouge, however, Satine has already been promised to the unscrupulous Duke. A love triangle ensues, as Christian and Satine try to stay together against all odds they are led down a dark and dangerous path but Satine is holding a terrible secret of her own...
Lurhmann's Moulin Rouge is based on the famous Puccini opera, La Boheme!
Opening night: 12 November 2021
Please note that the images used are from the original Broadway production and may not reflect the current cast.
Directed by Alex Timbers
Book by John Logan
Choreography by Sonya Tayeh
Based on the film by Baz Luhrmann
Music supervisor by Justin Levine
Music production by Matt Stine
Scenic design by Derek McLane
Costume design by Catherine Zuber
Lighting design by Justin Townsend
Sound design by Peter Hylenski
Wig and hair design by David Brian Brown
Best Musical Theater Album
Best Book of a Musical
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical - Karen Olivo
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical - Aaron Tveit
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical - Danny Burstein
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical - Sahr Ngaujah
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical - Robyn Hurder
Best Scenic Design of a Musical
Best Costume Design of a Musical
Best Lighting Design of a Musical
Best Sound Design of a Musical
Best Direction of a Musical
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