The producers of the smash hit Moulin Rouge! The Musical announced today that the show will open across the pond in 2021. The show is planned to open in March 2021 at the Piccadilly Theatre in London's West End. Moulin Rouge! The Musical is currently breaking box office records week after week at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre on 46th Street. It has grossed about two million dollars each week since it opened on on July 25th, shattering box-office records for the theatre.
“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!,” said producer Carmen Pavlovic, Global Creatures.
Baz Luhrmann’s revolutionary film comes to life onstage, remixed in a new musical mash-up extravaganza. Moulin Rouge! The Musical is a theatrical celebration of truth, beauty, freedom, and — above all — love.
Directed by Alex Timbers, Moulin Rouge!The Musical l has a book by John Logan (Tony Award for Red, three-time Academy Award nominee, including for Gladiator and The Aviator), choreography by Sonya Tayeh (Lucille Lortel Award and Obie Award for Kung Fu, and Emmy winner), and music supervision, orchestrations and arrangements by Justin Levine (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson).