From its stunning production design to its captivating storytelling and iconic songs, MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL is a high-energy theatrical experience that has taken the world by storm.
Performing at the Piccadilly Theatre, the stage adaptation of Baz Luhrmann’s 2001 film has been delighting audiences since its arrival on 12 November 2021.
We’re diving into this exciting and dynamic production, exploring everything from the amazing performances to the unforgettable atmosphere. Here are 5 reasons why you should go and see MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL in the West End.
The 2022-2023 London cast of Moulin Rouge! The Musical. Photo by Matt Crockett and Johan Persson
1. Award-winning stage design
Moulin Rouge! The Musical is a feast for the eyes with a stunning set design by Derek McLane which has completely transformed the theatre. Armed with a giant windmill, an elephant statue, a sparkling Eiffel Tower, and a giant red curtain - you are transported into a world of splendor and romance unlike any other production on offer in London’s West End.
The production is elevated by Catherine Zuber’s costumes which are as bold and vibrant as the production design. They reflect the flamboyant style of 19th-century Paris in impeccable style and the proof is in the detail.
2. Moulin Rouge! The Musical has an unforgettable soundtrack
With more than 70 songs, you’ll enjoy an unforgettable selection of mash-ups, covers, and original arrangements integrated naturally into the flow of the show. Movie classics like ‘Your Song’, ‘Come What May’ and ‘Lady Marmalade’ sit alongside hits from some of the biggest names in pop; Adele, Katy Perry and more.
3. Loved the film? You’ll love what they’ve done with the show!
When the Moulin Rouge film was released back in 2001 it was an instant hit. It was loved by critics and audiences, and nominated 8 times at the 2002 Oscars! It is undoubtedly one of the greatest movies of the 21st century and whilst many elements of the stage show are similar – there are some really clever adaptations that make it a top-tier production.
From start to finish, Moulin Rouge The Musical is a high energy show that will have you on the edge of your seat. The non-stop singing and dancing will leave you feeling exhilarated and completely blown away.
4. Moulin Rouge! The Musical is a beautiful love story
The love story portrayed in Moulin Rouge! The Musical is one that captivates audiences although it’s been told differently many times before. It does tell a love story - but there’s also art and freedom in there too.
This is the story of Christian, a young composer who falls head over heels in love with Satine, the sparkling diamond of the Moulin Rouge cabaret club. Their romance is threatened by the Duke of Monroth, a very powerful and wealthy patron of the club who wants Satine for himself.
5. The home of Moulin Rouge!
Piccadilly Theatre is located in the heart of London's West End, making it the perfect location for theatregoers. Situated on Denman Street in Piccadilly Circus, it is surrounded by a number of restaurants and bars, making it the perfect place to grab a bite to eat or relax with a drink before or after the show.
With easy access to public transportation, including several tube stations within walking distance, it is also a convenient location for those travelling from outside the city. Its central location and buzzing atmosphere make it a great destination for theatre enthusiasts and a truly enjoyable pre and post show destination.
Get your hands on tickets for Moulin Rouge! The Musical and see what one of our customers said was “definitely worth the money”. London Box Office has a quick and easy system to book your tickets online, with a dynamic seating plan that allows you to select your seat in real time.