Alex Timber’s Broadway production of Moulin Rouge The Musical will open at the Piccadilly Theatre in London in Autumn 2021.
Based on on the 20th Century Fox Motion Picture by Baz Luhrmann, the musical features a lavish, immersive set and includes a cornucopia of hits from the original film as well as new pop songs made famous over the last 20 years by Seal, Sia, Rihanna, Adele, Katy Perry and Lady Gaga.
The show opened to widespread critical acclaim on 25 July 2019 on Broadway at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre where it stars Aaron Tveit, Karen Olivo and Danny Burstein – in the roles originated on screen in the film by Ewan McGregor, Nicole Kidman and Jim Broadbent.
The show is produced by Global Creatures, Producer Carmen Pavlovic said “After ten years in development, and following the fantastic response to Moulin Rouge! The Musical in New York, we are thrilled to be sharing this musical with audiences in the UK. We can’t wait to bring the show to London!”
Casting to be announced.
Moulin Rouge! The Musical will open in Autumn 2021 at London’s Piccadilly Theatre.
Note: this article has been amended. It previously stated Moulin Rouge! would open in March 2021.