Why See Moulin Rouge! The Musical?
Truth, Beauty, Freedom, Love
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.
Moulin Rouge - The Movie
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.
WHAT'S MOULIN ROUGE ALL ABOUT?
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...
Did you know?
Lurhmann's Moulin Rouge is based on the famous Puccini opera, La Boheme!
Previews from: 1 March 2021
Opening night: 1 March 2021
And before you stop reading
Please note that the images used are from the original Broadway production and may not reflect the current cast.
Cast and Creative
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
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