The spectacular production Moulin Rouge! The Musical will be returning soon to Melbourne, 2023 at the Regent Theatre. Baz Luhrmann’s Oscar winning 2001 film; Moulin Rouge comes to life bringing all the elements we cherish from the original movie; truth, beauty, freedom and lastly love.
The musical is the WINNER OF 10 TONY AWARDS® including Best Musical. Baz Luhrmann’s revolutionary film comes to life onstage, remixed in this musical mash-up extravaganza featuring over 70 songs including many of the iconic hits from the movie, as well as additions from Katy Perry, Adele, Sia, Beyonce, Rihanna and more.
What is Moulin Rouge! The Musical about?
For those who are too young or have no idea what Moulin Rouge! The Musical is about, we are here to fill you in.
Prepare to watch Bohemians and aristocrats rub shoulders; where the film is set and celebrates 19th century Bohemian life in Paris. Ultimately, Moulin Rouge is a love story between Moulin Rouge performer Saline (who was played by Aussie darling Nicole Kidman) and poet-songwriter Christian (played by talented actor Ewan McGregor). Watch talented actors sing and perform songs in beautiful sets.
What to expect?
Expect to hear songs you know and love from the original film such as “Lady Marmalade”, “Come What May” and “Your Song”. Enter the Moulin Rouge! The Musical World; filled with romance, glamour and enchantment.
It is being produced by Melbourne Company Global Creatures who are known for their successful rendition of the King Kong and Strictly Ballroom musicals. The Musical will be directed by Alex Timbers, who has directed Broadway shows such as Beetlejuice and the Pee-wee Herman Show. Moulin Rouge! The Musical has made its Broadway debut in New York in 2019, opening to positive reviews; guaranteeing Melbourne’s opening will be no different.
When will it be returning to Melbourne?
It will be returning to Melbourne in August 2023 at the Regent Theatre. Tickets can be purchased through ticketek.