News: Moulin Rouge! The Musical sets West End premiere dates

May 14, 2021
News: Moulin Rouge! The Musical sets West End premiere dates
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Look forward to the “Spectacular, Spectacular”…

Alex Timbers’ acclaimed Broadway production of Moulin Rouge! The Musical is set to receive its West End premiere at London’s Piccadilly Theatre from 12 November 2021.

Based on the 20th Century Fox Motion Picture by Baz Luhrmann, the show is about a group of artists fighting to keep their stage show alive.

Directed by Alex Timbers (Here Lies Love at the National Theatre) Moulin Rouge! The Musical has a book by John Logan (Red), choreography by Sonya Tayeh, and music supervision, orchestrations and arrangements by Justin Levine.

Creative team also includes Tony Award-winner Derek McLane, Tony Award-winner Catherine Zuber, two-time Tony Award-nominated lighting designer Justin Townsend, sound designer Peter Hylenski, Drama Desk Award-winner David Brian Brown for hair and wig design and makeup designer Sarah Cimino. Casting is by Pippa Ailion CDG and Natalie Gallacher CDG.

The musical, which features a lavish, immersive set, follows aspiring writer Christian and dancer Satine as they fall in love. But pressure mounts on Satine as her boss, Moulin Rouge owner Harold Zidler, relies on her to appease the Duke of Monroth, whose money will keep the establishment running.

Baz Luhrmann’s iconic film comes to life onstage, remixed for today in a new musical mash-up extravaganza. Moulin Rouge! The Musical invites you to enter a world of passionate romance and eye-popping splendour – a place where Bohemians and aristocrats revel together in electrifying enchantment and where all your wildest dreams come true!

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