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Look Forward to the Spectacular MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL confirms UK Premiere dates

Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Global Creatures, the producer of Moulin Rouge! The Musical, announced today that the UK premiere of the acclaimed show will begin performances at the Piccadilly Theatre in London on Friday 12 November 2021, with Press Night on Wednesday 8 December 2021 (at 7:00pm).

Priority booking will begin Monday 17 May 2021, with tickets on General Sale on Monday 24 May.

For further information, please visit www.moulinrougemusical.co.uk

“At its heart, Moulin Rouge! The Musical is about a group of artists fighting to keep their stage show alive. That element of the story has felt very real for us as a company, as we’ve contended with the Covid shutdown and delay to our UK premiere. But now we are so excited and so honoured to finally confirm that our show will form part of a revitalised West End. We cannot wait for the red windmill to start turning in London!” said producer and CEO of Global Creatures, Carmen Pavlovic.

Directed by Alex Timbers (Here Lies Love at the National Theatre, Tony Award®-nominated for Bloody Bloody Andrew JacksonPeter and the StarcatcherMoulin Rouge! The Musical 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).

Through the pandemic, the production process has progressed wherever possible, including holding auditions for the UK cast.

Alex said: “The last 12 months have proven uniquely challenging in engaging #with performers as we look to cast the UK production. Nevertheless we have all been astounded by the perseverance and sheer talent of those we have seen, and I am excited to see the cast coming together. 

It feels great to finally be confirming our UK premiere dates. I am thrilled now that we can look forward to bringing Moulin Rouge! to life in London and to welcome our audiences”.

The design team for Moulin Rouge! The Musical includes Tony Award® winner Derek McLane (sets; his credits include Beautiful – The Carole King Musical), Tony Award® winner Catherine Zuber (costumes; credits include The King & I, for which she won the Olivier Award for Best Costume Design), two-time Tony Award® nominee Justin Townsend (lighting), Peter Hylenski (sound), Drama Desk Award winner David Brian Brown (hair and wig design; credits include Come From Away) and Sarah Cimino (make-up design). Casting is by Pippa Ailion CDG and Natalie Gallacher CDG.

Moulin Rouge! The Musical is produced by Carmen Pavlovic and Gerry Ryan OAM for Global Creatures and Bill Damaschke. The Executive Producer in the West End is Patrick Murphy and General Management in the West End is by Playful Productions.

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… a place where all your wildest dreams come true!

Bringing Moulin Rouge! The Musical to the stage was a decade-long journey, spanning 3 continents, encompassing 75 songs credited to 165 songwriters, administered by 31 publishers, representing over 160 years of music, including recent hits released since the movie premiered 20 years ago.

The Moulin Rouge! The Musical original Broadway Cast Album, which debuted at No.1 on Billboard’s Cast Albums Chart, is available at all digital and streaming providers by Baz Luhrmann’s label, House of Iona, and RCA Records. Click here to listen to the album.

Moulin Rouge! The Musical is Nominated for 14 Tony Awards Including Best Musical

Moulin Rouge

Today it was announced that Moulin Rouge! The Musical has been nominated for 14 Tony Awards including:

  • Best Musical
  • Best Direction of a Musical – Alex Timbers
  • Best Book of a Musical – John Logan
  • Best Choreography – Sonya Tayeh
  • Best Orchestrations – Justin Levine with Matt StineKatie Kresek and Charlie Rosen
  • Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical – Karen Olivo
  • Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical – Aaron Tveit
  • Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical – Robyn Hurder
  • Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical – Danny Burstein
  • Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical – Sahr Ngaujah
  • Best Scenic Design in a Musical – Derek McLane
  • Best Costume Design in a Musical – Catherine Zuber
  • Best Lighting Design in a Musical – Justin Townsend
  • Best Sound Design of a Musical – Peter Hylenski

Moulin Rouge! The Musical is so grateful to The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing for providing the chance to come together as theater lovers and theater creators in this history-making moment,” said Carmen Pavlovic, Producer of Moulin Rouge! The Musical and CEO of Global Creatures.

“This year’s Tony Award nominees share the most unusual of bonds. At such a difficult time for so many people, including the thousands who make up the industry behind the scenes, we welcome this opportunity to take a moment to celebrate the remarkable achievements of our finest artists.”

“We are humbled by these nominations and honored every day to stand with the Broadway community. We look forward to joining all the nominees to acknowledge our industry’s work and everything Broadway is rebuilding itself to be in the future.”

The 2020 Tony Awards will be presented at a virtual ceremony on a date to be announced. Click here to view the full nominations.

The first musical of the 2019/2020 Broadway season, Moulin Rouge! The Musical opened to critical acclaim at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre on July 25, 2019.

Earlier this year, Moulin Rouge! The Musical won the 2020 Drama League Award for Outstanding Production of a Musical and Danny Burstein received the organization’s highest acting honor, Distinguished Performance.

The production also received ten Outer Critics Circle Award Honor citations, including New Broadway Musical, Director of a Musical (Alex Timbers), Choreography (Sonya Tayeh), Orchestrations (Justin Levine with Matt StineKatie Kresek, and Charlie Rosen), Actress in a Musical (Karen Olivo), Actor in a Musical (Aaron Tveit), Featured Actor in a Musical (Danny Burstein), Scenic Design (Derek McLane), Costume Design (Catherine Zuber), Lighting Design (Justin Townsend) and Sound Design (Peter Hylenski). The show earned five Drama Desk Awards for Choreography (Sonya Tayeh), Set Design for a Musical (Derek McLane), Costume Design for a Musical (Catherine Zuber), Lighting Design for a Musical (Justin Townsend) and Sound Design for a Musical (Peter Hylenski).

  • This is the first Tony Award nomination for Aaron TveitRobyn HurderSonya TayehJustin LevineMatt StineKatie Kresek and Charlie Rosen.
  • This is the third Tony nomination for Alex Timbers.
  • John Logan won a Tony in 2010 for his play Red.
  • This is Derek McLane’s fifth nomination, having won once for his designs for 33 Variations in 2009.
  • This is Catherine Zuber’s fifteenth nomination, having won seven times for her designs for The Light in the Piazza in 2005, Awake and Sing! in 2006, The Coast of Utopia in 2007, South Pacific in 2008, The Royal Family in 2010, The King and I in 2015 and My Fair Lady in 2018.
  • This is Justin Townsend’s third Tony nomination.
  • Peter Hylenski has received eight Tony nominations.
  • Karen Olivo won the Tony Award in 2009 for her performance in West Side Story.
  • This is Danny Burstein’s seventh Tony nomination.
  • This is Sahr Ngaujah’s second Tony nomination.

ABOUT MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL

“Spectacular! Euphoric! In Moulin Rouge! The Musical, life is beautiful,” raves Ben Brantley of The New York Times. “Moulin Rouge! The Musical is a fabulous new musical. The high begins the instant you walk into the theatre,” says Johnny Oleksinski of the NY Post. And Leah Greenblatt of Entertainment Weekly concludes that “it’s easy to believe that Moulin Rouge! The Musical could run for 50 years.”

Moulin Rouge! The Musical is directed by Tony Award nominee Alex Timbers and with a book by Tony Award winner John Logan, choreography by Sonya Tayeh and music supervision, orchestrations and arrangements by Justin Levine.

The design team for Moulin Rouge! The Musical includes Tony Award winner Derek McLane (sets), Tony Award winner Catherine Zuber (costumes), two-time Tony Award nominee Justin Townsend (lighting), Tony Award nominee Peter Hylenski (sound), Drama Desk Award winner David Brian Brown (wig and hair design), Sarah Cimino (Make-up design) and Matt Stine (Music Producer). Casting is by Jim Carnahan and Stephen Kopel.

Enter a world of splendor and romance, of eye-popping excess, of glitz, grandeur and glory! A world where Bohemians and aristocrats rub elbows and revel in electrifying enchantment. Pop the champagne and prepare for the spectacular spectacular…Welcome to Moulin Rouge! The Musical.

Baz Luhrmann’s iconic 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. Moulin Rouge! The Musical is more than a musical; it is a state of mind.

As in the film, Moulin Rouge! The Musical celebrates some of the greatest popular music of the last 50 years. The stage musical features many of the iconic songs from the movie and also includes recent hits released since the movie premiered 19 years ago.

Global Creatures (Carmen Pavlovic and Gerry Ryan OAM) serves as Lead Producer and Bill Damaschke is the executive producer. General management is by Foresight Theatrical.

 Co-producers of the Broadway production include Aaron LustbaderHunter Arnold, Darren Bagert, Erica Lynn Schwartz/Matt Picheny/Stephanie Rosenberg, Adam Blanshay Productions/Nicolas & Charles Talar, Iris Smith, Aleri Entertainment, CJ ENM, Sophie Qi/Harmonia Holdings, AF Creative Media/International Theatre Fund, Baz & Co./Len Blavatnik, Endeavor Content, Tom & Pam Faludy, Gilad-Rogowsky/InStone Productions, John Gore OrganizationMehr-BB Entertainment GmbH, Spencer Ross, Nederlander Presentations/IPNEric Falkenstein/Suzanne Grant, Jennifer FischerPeter May/Sandy Robertson, Triptyk Studios, Carl Daikeler/Sandi Moran, Desantis-Baugh ProductionsRed Mountain Theatre Company/42ND.CLUB, Candy Spelling/Tulchin Bartner, Roy Furman and Jujamcyn Theatres.

Released by 20th Century Fox, Baz Luhrmann’s MOULIN ROUGE! premiered at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival. At the 74th Academy Awards, the film was nominated for eight Oscars, including Best Picture, and won two.

The Moulin Rouge of Paris is a dazzling and spectacular universe, the symbol of the Parisian way of celebrating since 1889. Starting life as a popular cabaret and dance hall, the venue became an iconic music hall in the Roaring Twenties, and then a theatre where numerous famous French and international artistes stepped out into the limelight.

The Grammy-nominated Moulin Rouge! The Musical Original Broadway Cast Recording, produced by Baz LuhrmannJustin LevineMatt Stine & Alex Timbers, is now available by Baz Luhrmann’s label, House of Iona, and RCA Records. The album debut at #1 on Billboard’s Cast Album chart.

Moulin Rouge! The Musical to begin performances at the Piccadilly Theatre, London in Autumn 2021

Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Due to delays resulting from the global impact of COVID-19, Moulin Rouge! The Musical will now begin performances at the Piccadilly Theatre, London in Autumn 2021.

 Carmen Pavlovic, CEO of Global Creatures and producer of Moulin Rouge! The Musical said of the change, “Whilst we’re disappointed to be opening a little later than originally planned, we are committed to bringing Moulin Rouge! The Musical to London and look forward to being part of a revived West End.”

 Full season details will be announced in due course.

Moulin Rouge! The Musical to open in London, March 2021

Global Creatures, the producers of Moulin Rouge! The Musical, are thrilled to announce today that the first UK production of the acclaimed show will open at the Piccadilly Theatre in London in March 2021.

For further information, please register at www.moulinrougemusical.com

“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.

Enter a world of splendour and romance, of eye-popping excess, of glitz, grandeur and glory! A world where Bohemians and aristocrats rub elbows and revel in electrifying enchantment. Pop the champagne and prepare for the spectacular spectacular…Welcome to Moulin Rouge! The Musical.

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 (Here Lies Love at National Theatre, Tony Award®-nominated for Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson and Peter and the StarcatcherMoulin Rouge! The Musical 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).

The design team for Moulin Rouge! The Musical includes Tony Award® winner Derek McLane (sets; his credits include Beautiful – The Carole King Musical), Tony Award® winner Catherine Zuber (costumes; credits include The King & I, for which she won the Olivier Award for Best Costume Design), two-time Tony Award® nominee Justin Townsend (lighting), Peter Hylenski (sound), Drama Desk Award winner David Brian Brown (wig and hair design; credits include Come From Away) and Sarah Cimino (Make-up design). Casting is by Pippa Ailion.

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.

As in the film, Moulin Rouge! The Musical celebrates some of the greatest popular music of the last 50 years. The stage musical features many of the iconic songs from the movie and also includes recent hits released since the movie premiered 18 years ago.

The Moulin Rouge! The Musical original Broadway Cast Album, which debuted #1 on Billboard’s Cast Albums Chart, is available at all digital and streaming providers by Baz Luhrmann’s label, House of Iona, and RCA Records. Click here to listen to the album. A physical edition of the album will be made available on October 25, 2019.

Released by 20th Century Fox, “Baz Luhrmann’s Moulin Rouge!” premiered at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival. At the 74th Academy Awards, the film was nominated for eight Oscars, including Best Picture, and won two.

The Moulin Rouge of Paris, managed by Jean-Jacques Clerico (CEO), is a dazzling and spectacular universe, the symbol of the Parisian way of celebrating since 1889. Starting life as a popular cabaret and dance hall, the venue became an iconic music hall in the Roaring Twenties, and then a theatre where numerous famous French and international artistes stepped out into the limelight.

Today in 2019, the Moulin Rouge and its 60 artistes present the Féerie revue show: two hours of amazement between cabaret and music hall styles where dance scenes and surprise acts intersperse – without forgetting the Moulin Rouge’s most emblematic dance, the French Cancan! Since its creation, the Moulin Rouge of Paris has always been an invitation to live and share all the emotions and effervescence of a unique party extravaganza. www.moulinrouge.fr/

Moulin Rouge! The Musical is currently playing on Broadway at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre where it opened to widespread critical acclaim on 25 July 2019. Further productions have also been announced for Australia and a North American Tour.

Moulin Rouge The Musical Original Cast Recording Debuts Number 1 on Billboard’s Cast Album Charts

The Moulin Rouge! The Musical Original Broadway Cast Recording, produced by Grammy-nominated Baz Luhrmann, Justin Levine, Matt Stine and Alex Timbers, debuted #1 on Billboard’s Cast Albums Chart. Click here to see the chart.

 The Moulin Rouge! The Musical Original Broadway Cast Recording was released August 30, 2019 and is now available at all digital and streaming providers by Baz Luhrmann’s label, House of Iona, and RCA Records. Click here to listen to the album.

A physical edition of the album will be made available on October 25, 2019.

Moulin Rouge! The Musical opened to rave reviews on July 25, 2019 and is now playing at Broadway’s Al Hirschfeld Theatre (previews began June 28).

The Moulin Rouge! The Musical Original Broadway Cast Recording is produced by Grammy-nominated Baz Luhrmann, Justin Levine, Matt Stine and Alex Timbers.

The cast of Moulin Rouge! The Musical is led by Karen Olivo (Tony Award® for West Side StoryIn the Heights) as Satine, Aaron Tveit (Catch Me If You CanNext to Normal) as Christian, Danny Burstein (six-time Tony Award®-nominee, Fiddler On the RoofCabaret) as Harold Zidler, Sahr Ngaujah (Tony® and Olivier award-nominee for Fela) as Toulouse-Lautrec, Tam Mutu (Doctor Zhivago, Encores!’s Hey, Look Me Over! and The New Yorkers) as The Duke of Monroth, Ricky Rojas (Burn the Floor) as Santiago and Robyn Hurder (Nice Work If You Can Get It) as Nini.

Directed by Alex Timbers (Tony Award®-nominated for Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson and Peter and the StarcatcherMoulin Rouge! The Musical has a book by John Logan (Tony Award® for Red), 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).

As in Baz Luhrmann’s film, Moulin Rouge! The Musical celebrates some of the greatest popular music of the last 50 years. The stage musical features many of the iconic songs from the movie and also includes recent hits released since the movie premiered 19 years ago.

Global Creatures (Carmen Pavlovic and Gerry Ryan OAM) serves as Lead Producer and Bill Damaschke is the executive producer. General management is by Foresight Theatrical.

Released by 20th Century Fox, Baz Luhrmann’s Moulin Rouge! premiered at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival. At the 74th Academy Awards, the film was nominated for eight Oscars, including Best Picture, and won two. The soundtrack for the film was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media in 2002.

Broadway’s Moulin Rouge releases Diamonds single today ahead of full cast album to be released 8/30

Moulin Rouge! The Musical

The producers of Moulin Rouge! The Musical and RCA Records have released a single of “The Sparkling Diamond” track from the highly-anticipated Original Broadway Cast Recording of Moulin Rouge! The Musical (click here to listen). The full album will be released at all digital and streaming providers on August 30 via Baz Luhrmann’s label, House of Iona, and RCA Records. Fans who pre-order the digital album will receive an instant download of “The Sparkling Diamond.” Click here to pre-order. A physical edition of the album will be made available at a later date.

Moulin Rouge! The Musical is now playing at Broadway’s Al Hirschfeld Theatre where it opened to rave reviews on July 25, 2019 (previews began June 28).

 The Moulin Rouge! The Musical Original Broadway Cast Recording is produced by Grammy-nominated Baz Luhrmann, Justin Levine, Matt Stine and Alex Timbers.

Moulin Rouge! The Musical Original Broadway Cast Recording track list:

  1. Welcome to The Moulin Rouge!
  2. Truth Beauty Freedom Love
  3. The Sparkling Diamond
  4. Shut Up and Raise Your Glass
  5. Firework
  6. Your Song
  7. So Exciting! (The Pitch Song)
  8. Sympathy For The Duke
  9. Nature Boy
  10. Elephant Love Medley
  11. Backstage Romance
  12. Come What May
  13. Only GirlIn A Material World
  14. Chandelier
  15. El Tango De Roxanne
  16. Crazy Rolling
  17. Your Song Reprise
  18. Finale (Come What May)
  19. MoreMore More! (Encore)

MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL

The cast of Moulin Rouge! The Musical is led by Karen Olivo (Tony Award® for West Side StoryIn the Heights) as Satine, Aaron Tveit (Catch Me If You CanNext to Normal) as Christian, Danny Burstein (six-time Tony Award®-nominee, Fiddler On the RoofCabaret) as Harold Zidler, Sahr Ngaujah (Tony® and Olivier award-nominee for Fela) as Toulouse-Lautrec, Tam Mutu (Doctor Zhivago, Encores!’s Hey, Look Me Over! and The New Yorkers) as The Duke of Monroth, Ricky Rojas (Burn the Floor) as Santiago and Robyn Hurder (Nice Work If You Can Get It) as Nini.

Directed by Alex Timbers (Tony Award®-nominated for Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson and Peter and the Starcatcher)Moulin Rouge! The Musical has a book by John Logan (Tony Award® for Red), 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).

As in Baz Luhrmann’s film, Moulin Rouge! The Musical celebrates some of the greatest popular music of the last 50 years. The stage musical features many of the iconic songs from the movie and also includes recent hits released since the movie premiered 19 years ago.

Global Creatures (Carmen Pavlovic and Gerry Ryan OAM) serves as Lead Producer and Bill Damaschke is the executive producer. General management is by Foresight Theatrical.

Released by 20th Century Fox, Baz Luhrmann’s Moulin Rouge! premiered at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival. At the 74th Academy Awards, the film was nominated for eight Oscars, including Best Picture, and won two. The soundtrack for the film was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media in 2002.

The Moulin Rouge of Paris is a dazzling and spectacular universe, the symbol of the Parisian way of celebrating since 1889. Starting life as a popular cabaret and dance hall, the venue became an iconic music hall in the Roaring Twenties, and then a theatre where numerous famous French and international artistes stepped out into the limelight.

Ricky Rojas is appearing with the support of Actors’ Equity Association. The producers gratefully acknowledge Actors’Equity Association for its assistance of this production.

Tickets are available at ticketmaster.com and in person at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, 302 West 45th Street. Hirschfeld Theatre box office hours are Monday through Friday, 10am to 8pm. Group discounts are available for groups of 12 or more through Group Sales Box Office at Broadway.com by calling 1-800-BROADWAY x2 or online at www.broadway.com/groupsMoulin Rouge! The Musical offers a $29 (plus $5 service charge) “Lucky Seat” lottery. For more information go to https://moulinrougemusical.com/.

HOUSE OF IONA

Baz Luhrmann is a multi-hyphenate storyteller and record producer, known best within the world of music for his work on the soundtracks to his film and TV projects, as well as for the 1998 album Something for Everybody, which included the BPI (UK) certified platinum song “Everybody’s Free (To Wear Sunscreen).” Luhrmann produced the two-volume, multi-platinum soundtrack for his second film, Romeo + Juliet, and served as the executive producer on the multi-platinum, Grammy-award-winning soundtrack for his third film, the musical Moulin Rouge!. He also co-produced many of the album’s tracks under the pseudonym BLAM and received writing and arranging credit on two of its most iconic numbers, “El Tango De Roxanne,” and “The Pitch (Spectacular Spectacular).” Luhrmann co-wrote various score pieces for his fourth film, Australia, in addition to co-writing and coproducing “The Drover’s Ballad” along with Elton John. Luhrmann was nominated for another Grammy, together with Jay-Z, for their work on the soundtrack to The Great Gatsby. Additionally, he produced The Orchestral Score for the film, as well as The Bryan Ferry Jazz Recordings. Throughout his career, Luhrmann has worked with a vast array of musical artists, from pop icons, to emerging bands, and stars of the opera. In 2015, Luhrmann signed a deal with RCA to launch his own label, House of Iona, under which he released the two-part soundtrack for “The Get Down,” his Netflix series about the birth of hip-hop. House of Iona will also be home to the upcoming soundtrack for Luhrmann’s Untitled Elvis Presley film.

Moulin Rouge Australian Production Confirmed to Open at Melbourne’s Regent Theatre in 2021

Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Gerry Ryan and Carmen Pavlovic on behalf of Global Creatures together with the Victorian Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events Martin Pakula, have announced that the critically acclaimed and lavish Australian production Moulin Rouge! The Musical, will open in Melbourne at The Regent Theatre in 2021.

Currently playing to packed houses at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre on Broadway where it opened on Thursday 25 July, Moulin Rouge! The Musical is based on the 2001 20th Century Fox Motion Picture by Baz Luhrmann.

Gerry Ryan and Carmen Pavlovic said “It was an honour for our Australian born company to premiere a new musical on Broadway and receive such a warm reception from critics and audiences alike. We’re thrilled to bring Moulin Rouge! The Musical home to Melbourne, the heart of fashion, art and culture, in 2021.”

“The show’s artistic ethos of ‘Deluxe Maximalism’ is reflected in its opulent set, costumes, music and choreography making it a perfect match with the grandeur of the Regent Theatre.”

“We’re grateful to Premier Andrews, Minister Pakula and the Victorian Government for their support and determination to bring the show to Melbourne. Their vision for the city’s cultural experiences sits at the heart of the show’s artistic ambition and values. We feel certain that Melbourne and Moulin Rouge! The Musical will together make a memorable event for audiences and become a defining moment in the show’s international life.”

Minister Pakula said “Melbourne’s thriving cultural scene and its major events calendar are renowned around the world, and securing huge productions like this is why we are so highly regarded.”

Moulin Rouge! The Musical is going to be a major winner for Victoria when it lands in 2021 and it’s fantastic that it will open in a rejuvenated Regent Theatre.”

Directed by Alex Timbers (Tony Award®-nominated for Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson and Peter and the StarcatcherMoulin Rouge! The Musicalhas a book by John Logan (Tony Award® for Red), 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).  The design team for Moulin Rouge! The Musical includes Tony Award® winner Derek McLane (sets), Tony Award® winner Catherine Zuber (costumes), two-time Tony Award®nominee Justin Townsend (lighting), Tony Award® winner Peter Hylenski (sound), Drama Desk Award winner David Brian Brown (wig and hair design) and Sarah Cimino (Make-up design). Casting is by Jim Carnahan and Stephen Kopel.

As in the film, Moulin Rouge! The Musical celebrates some of the greatest popular music of the last 50 years. The stage musical features many of the iconic songs from the movie and also includes recent hits released since the movie premiered 15 years ago.

Released by 20th Century Fox, “Baz Luhrmann’s Moulin Rouge!” premiered at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival. At the 74th Academy Awards, the film was nominated for eight Oscars, including Best Picture, and won two.

The Moulin Rouge of Paris is a dazzling and spectacular universe, the symbol of the Parisian way of celebrating since 1889. Starting life as a popular cabaret and dance hall, the venue became an iconic music hall in the Roaring Twenties, and then a theatre where numerous famous French and international artistes stepped out into the limelight.

Broadway’s Moulin Rouge The Musical Opens Tomorrow

Moulin Rouge! The Musical

The highly anticipated new musical Moulin Rouge! The Musical opens tomorrow, Thursday, July 25 on Broadway at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre.

The cast, from the sold-out, record-breaking run at Boston’s Emerson Colonial Theatre this past summer, includes Karen Olivo (Tony Award® for West Side StoryIn the Heights) as Satine, Aaron Tveit (Catch Me If You CanNext to Normal) as Christian, Danny Burstein (six-time Tony Award®-nominee, Fiddler On the RoofCabaret) as Harold Zidler, Sahr Ngaujah (Tony® and Olivier award-nominee for Fela) as Toulouse-Lautrec, Tam Mutu(Doctor Zhivago, Encores!’s Hey, Look Me Over! and The New Yorkers) as The Duke of Monroth, Ricky Rojas (Burn the Floor) as Santiago and Robyn Hurder (Nice Work If You Can Get It) as Nini.

The ensemble and swings include Amber ArdolinoJacqueline B. ArnoldOlutayo BosedeKyle Brown, Sam J. Cahn, Max ClaytonKarli Dinardo, Aaron C. Finley, Paloma Garcia-Lee, Bahiyah Hibah, Ericka Hunter, Holly James, Evan Kinnane, Reed Luplau, Jeigh Madjus, Morgan MarcellCaleb MarshallBrandt Martinez, Jodi McFaddenKevyn Morrow, Fred Odgaard, Dylan PaulKhori Michelle Petinaud and Benjamin Rivera. Ashley Loren is the Standby for Satine.

Directed by Alex Timbers (Tony Award®-nominated for Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson and Peter and the Starcatcher)Moulin Rouge! The Musical has a book by John Logan (Tony Award® for Red), 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).

The design team for Moulin Rouge! The Musical includes Tony Award® winner Derek McLane (sets), Tony Award®winner Catherine Zuber (costumes), two-time Tony Award® nominee Justin Townsend (lighting), Tony Award® winnerPeter Hylenski (sound), Drama Desk Award winner David Brian Brown (wig and hair design) and Sarah Cimino (Make-up design). Casting is by Jim Carnahan and Stephen Kopel.

As in the film, Moulin Rouge! The Musical celebrates some of the greatest popular music of the last 50 years. The stage musical features many of the iconic songs from the movie and also includes recent hits released since the movie premiered 15 years ago.

Global Creatures (Carmen Pavlovic and Gerry Ryan OAM) serves as Lead Producer and Bill Damaschke is the executive producer. General management is by Foresight Theatrical.

 Co-producers include Aaron LustbaderHunter Arnold, Darren Bagert, Erica Lynn Schwartz/Matt Pincheny/Stephanie Rosenberg, Adam Blanshay Productions/Nicolas & Charles Talar, Iris Smith, Aleri Entertainment, CJ ENM, Sophie Qi/Harmonia Holdings, AF Creative Media/International Theatre Fund, Baz & Co./Len Blavatnik, Endeavor Content, Tom & Pam Faludy, Gilad-Rogowsky/InStone Productions, John Gore OrganizationMehr-BB Entertainment GmbH, Spencer Ross, Nederlander Presentations/IPNEric Falkenstein/Suzanne Grant, Jennifer FischerPeter May/Sandy Robertson, Triptyk Studios, Carl Daikeler/Sandi Moran, Desantis-Baugh ProductionsRed Mountain Theatre Company/42ND.CLUB, Candy Spelling/Tulchin Bartner, Roy Furman and Jujamcyn Theatres.

Released by 20th Century Fox, “Baz Luhrmann’s Moulin Rouge!” premiered at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival. At the 74thAcademy Awards, the film was nominated for eight Oscars, including Best Picture, and won two.

The Moulin Rouge of Paris is a dazzling and spectacular universe, the symbol of the Parisian way of celebrating since 1889. Starting life as a popular cabaret and dance hall, the venue became an iconic music hall in the Roaring Twenties, and then a theatre where numerous famous French and international artistes stepped out into the limelight.

Ricky Rojas is appearing with the support of Actors’ Equity Association. The producers gratefully acknowledge Actors’Equity Association for its assistance of this production.

Tickets are available at ticketmaster.com and in person at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, 302 West 45th Street. Hirschfeld Theatre box office hours are Monday through Friday, 10am to 8pm. Group discounts are available for groups of 12 or more through Group Sales Box Office at Broadway.com by calling 1-800-BROADWAY x2 or online at www.broadway.com/groupsMoulin Rouge! The Musical offers a $29 (plus $5 service charge) “Lucky Seat” lottery. For more information go to https://moulinrougemusical.com/.

Moulin Rouge The Musical and RCA Records Announce Original Cast Recording

(July 18, 2019, New York City) The producers of Moulin Rouge! The Musical and RCA Records  announced today that the highly-anticipated new musical will record a cast album later this month, to be released in all formats by Baz Luhrmann’s label, House of Iona, and RCA Records this fall.

Currently in preview performances, Moulin Rouge! The Musical officially opens on July 25 at Broadway’s Al Hirschfeld Theatre.

 Moulin Rouge! The Musical producer Carmen Pavlovic says, “Bringing Moulin Rouge! to life as a Broadway musical has been a thrilling journey. We’re delighted that the show’s unique live score will now be translated into a cast album recording thanks to our partnership with House of Iona / RCA Records. We’re grateful to RCA Chairman and CEO, Peter Edge for his steadfast belief in Moulin Rouge! The Musical. Baz Luhrmann has been a long term friend and creative advisor to our team. We’re honoured that Baz will bring his musical force to producing the cast album with the show’s Justin Levine, Matt Stine and Alex Timbers. It promises to be an electrifying artistic collaboration.”

Moulin Rouge!, conceived and executed so brilliantly by the incomparable Baz Luhrmann, is one of the most iconic movie musicals of all time and we couldn’t be more excited to see it come to life in such spectacular fashion on the Broadway stage,” says Peter Edge, Chairman and CEO, RCA Records.  “The show is thrilling and the musical numbers will have the audience jumping out of their seats.  We are elated to be releasing the original cast recording which will become an instant classic enjoyed by all for years to come.”

The original Broadway cast recording will be produced by Grammy-nominated Baz Luhrmann, Justin Levine, Matt Stine and Alex Timbers.

Baz Luhrmann says, “The conceit of Moulin Rouge! the film was the idea that a 19th century poet opens his mouth and out comes contemporary pop music, but, reimagined in a new dramatic and emotional context. Alex Timbers and his musical team of Justin Levine and Matt Stine have taken this conceit further in the stage production. In the studio we will strive to ensure that the unprecedented style of the Broadway show has a cast album to match… A unique blend of Broadway, Pop, and Opera.”

MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL

The cast of Moulin Rouge! The Musical is led by Karen Olivo (Tony Award® for West Side StoryIn the Heights) as Satine, Aaron Tveit (Catch Me If You CanNext to Normal) as Christian, Danny Burstein (six-time Tony Award®-nominee, Fiddler On the RoofCabaret) as Harold Zidler, Sahr Ngaujah (Tony® and Olivier award-nominee for Fela) as Toulouse-Lautrec, Tam Mutu (Doctor Zhivago, Encores!’s Hey, Look Me Over! and The New Yorkers) as The Duke of Monroth, Ricky Rojas (Burn the Floor) as Santiago and Robyn Hurder (Nice Work If You Can Get It) as Nini.

Directed by Alex Timbers (Tony Award®-nominated for Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson and Peter and the Starcatcher)Moulin Rouge! The Musical has a book by John Logan (Tony Award® for Red), 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).

As in Baz Luhrmann’s film, Moulin Rouge! The Musical celebrates some of the greatest popular music of the last 50 years. The stage musical features many of the iconic songs from the movie and also includes recent hits released since the movie premiered 19 years ago.

Global Creatures (Carmen Pavlovic and Gerry Ryan OAM) serves as Lead Producer and Bill Damaschke is the executive producer. General management is by Foresight Theatrical.

Released by 20th Century Fox, Baz Luhrmann’s Moulin Rouge! premiered at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival. At the 74th Academy Awards, the film was nominated for eight Oscars, including Best Picture, and won two. The soundtrack for the film was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media in 2002.

The Moulin Rouge of Paris is a dazzling and spectacular universe, the symbol of the Parisian way of celebrating since 1889. Starting life as a popular cabaret and dance hall, the venue became an iconic music hall in the Roaring Twenties, and then a theatre where numerous famous French and international artistes stepped out into the limelight.

Ricky Rojas is appearing with the support of Actors’ Equity Association. The producers gratefully acknowledge Actors’Equity Association for its assistance of this production.

Tickets are available at ticketmaster.com and in person at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, 302 West 45th Street. Hirschfeld Theatre box office hours are Monday through Friday, 10am to 8pm. Group discounts are available for groups of 12 or more through Group Sales Box Office at Broadway.com by calling 1-800-BROADWAY x2 or online at www.broadway.com/groupsMoulin Rouge! The Musical offers a $29 (plus $5 service charge) “Lucky Seat” lottery. For more information go to https://moulinrougemusical.com/.

RCA RECORDS

Since its inception in 1900, RCA Records, the second oldest label in American history, has been home to some of the most iconic music artists of all-time celebrating music across all genres.  The label has a rich, storied history which is earmarked by artists continually pushing their artistic boundaries and shaping the cultural landscape.

The label is the historical home of musical legends Elvis Presley, David Bowie, Nina Simone, Sam Cooke and Hall and Oates and is currently home to internationally renowned and critically acclaimed artists including Miley Cyrus, Childish Gambino, P!NK, Justin Timberlake, Foo Fighters, Chris Brown, H.E.R., Khalid, SZA, A$AP Rocky, Alicia Keys, Kings Of Leon, Britney Spears, Pentatonix, Christina Aguilera, Backstreet Boys, Kesha, D’Angelo, Dave Matthews Band, Jazmine Sullivan, Miguel, Kirk Franklin, Buddy Guy, Mark Ronson, Bryson Tiller, Cam, Cage The Elephant, Bleachers, A$AP Ferg, Kygo, BROCKHAMPTON, Kevin Abstract, Martin Garrix, Becky G., Normani, and WALK THE MOON, among others.

RCA Records is a Division of Sony Music Entertainment. The label has key partnerships with BPG Music, Bystorm Entertainment, District 18 Entertainment, House of Iona, Keep Cool, Polo Grounds Music, Six Course Music Group and more.

Broadway’s MOULIN ROUGE Begins Performances Tomorrow

Moulin Rouge! The Musical

The highly anticipated new musical Moulin Rouge! The Musical will begin performances tomorrow, Friday, June 28 on Broadway at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre ahead of a July 25 opening night.

The cast, from the sold-out, record-breaking run at Boston’s Emerson Colonial Theatre this past summer, includes Karen Olivo (Tony Award® for West Side StoryIn the Heights) as Satine, Aaron Tveit (Catch Me If You CanNext to Normal) as Christian, Danny Burstein (six-time Tony Award®-nominee, Fiddler On the RoofCabaret) as Harold Zidler, Sahr Ngaujah (Tony® and Olivier award-nominee for Fela) as Toulouse-Lautrec, Tam Mutu(Doctor Zhivago, Encores!’s Hey, Look Me Over! and The New Yorkers) as The Duke of Monroth, Ricky Rojas (Burn the Floor) as Santiago and Robyn Hurder (Nice Work If You Can Get It) as Nini.

The ensemble and swings include Amber ArdolinoJacqueline B. ArnoldOlutayo BosedeKyle Brown, Sam J. Cahn, Max ClaytonKarli Dinardo, Aaron C. Finley, Paloma Garcia-Lee, Bahiyah Hibah, Ericka Hunter, Holly James, Evan Kinnane, Reed Luplau, Jeigh Madjus, Morgan MarcellCaleb MarshallBrandt Martinez, Jodi McFaddenKaitlin Mesh, Kevyn Morrow, Fred Odgaard, Dylan PaulKhori Michelle Petinaud and Benjamin Rivera.Ashley Loren is the Standby for Satine.

Directed by Alex Timbers (Tony Award®-nominated for Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson and Peter and the Starcatcher)Moulin Rouge! The Musical has a book by John Logan (Tony Award® for Red), 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).

The design team for Moulin Rouge! The Musical includes Tony Award® winner Derek McLane (sets), Tony Award®winner Catherine Zuber (costumes), two-time Tony Award® nominee Justin Townsend (lighting), Tony Award® winnerPeter Hylenski (sound), Drama Desk Award winner David Brian Brown (wig and hair design) and Sarah Cimino (Make-up design). Casting is by Jim Carnahan and Stephen Kopel.

As in the film, Moulin Rouge! The Musical celebrates some of the greatest popular music of the last 50 years. The stage musical features many of the iconic songs from the movie and also includes recent hits released since the movie premiered 15 years ago.

Global Creatures (Carmen Pavlovic and Gerry Ryan OAM) serves as Lead Producer and Bill Damaschke is the executive producer. General management is by Foresight Theatrical.

 Co-producers include Aaron LustbaderHunter Arnold, Darren Bagert, Erica Lynn Schwartz/MattPincheny/Stephanie Rosenberg, Adam Blanshay Productions/Nicolas & Charles Talar, Iris Smith, AleriEntertainment, CJ ENM, Sophie Qi/Harmonia Holdings, AF Creative Media/International Theatre Fund, Baz & Co,Endeavor Content, Gilad-Rogowsky/InStone Productions, John Gore OrganizationMehr-BB Entertainment GmbH, Spencer Ross, Nederlander Presentations/IPNEric Falkenstein/Suzanne Grant, Jennifer FischerPeter May/Sandy Robertson, Triptyk Studios, Carl Daikeler/Sandi Moran, Desantis-Baugh ProductionsRed Mountain Theatre Company/42ND.CLUB, Candy Spelling/Tulchin Bartner, Roy Furman and Jujamcyn Theatres.

Released by 20th Century Fox, “Baz Luhrmann’s Moulin Rouge!” premiered at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival. At the 74thAcademy Awards, the film was nominated for eight Oscars, including Best Picture, and won two.

The Moulin Rouge of Paris is a dazzling and spectacular universe, the symbol of the Parisian way of celebrating since 1889. Starting life as a popular cabaret and dance hall, the venue became an iconic music hall in the Roaring Twenties, and then a theatre where numerous famous French and international artistes stepped out into the limelight.

Ricky Rojas is appearing with the support of Actors’ Equity Association. The producers gratefully acknowledge Actors’Equity Association for its assistance of this production.