A tale of two halves, Moulin Rouge the Musical is both a spectacular spectacular and a chaotic conundrum. Based on the 2001 film of the same name, it tells the story of fated lovers Christian and Satine, who despite the hardships which surround them, just want to be free to love one another. This musical adaptation takes elements from the film but also puts an extreme jukebox spin on the whole thing.
If you’ve seen Moulin Rouge! The Musical and loved it, I’d advise you to read no further – this is not going to be pleasant.
Moulin Rouge is ensconced now at the Piccadilly, probably for the foreseeable future, and it’s a true extravaganza, almost completely lacking any restraint
The musical based on the hit Baz Luhrmann film makes for spectacular viewing in the West End.
The cast has been announced for the UK premiere of Moulin Rouge! The Musical which begins performances at the Piccadilly Theatre in London on 12 November 2021, with press night on 8 December 2021.
Emma Clarendon selects the shows that she is most looking forward to catching in 2021.
Editor and founder Emma Clarendon selects some of her favourite pieces that she has written for Love London Love Culture this year.
Due to delays resulting from the global impact of Covid-19, Moulin Rouge! The Musical will now begin performances at London’s Piccadilly Theatre, London in the autumn of 2021.
Suitably romantic and updated to make it feel more contemporary, Pretty Woman the Musical has plenty to recommend it in terms of music and characterisations to make for a feel-good show.
Here’s a guide to some of the shows that you might want to book tickets for in the week beginning 13 January 2020.
With a huge variety of shows having already been announced for this year, here Love London Love Culture selects some of the best ones for the year ahead….
To mark the first day of rehearsals, the full cast of the Pretty Woman: The Musical has been announced.
Aimie Atkinson will play Vivian and Danny Mac will play Edward in Pretty Woman: The Musical at the Piccadilly Theatre from 13 February 2020 where it will play for a strictly limited engagement of 46 weeks.
Marianne Elliott and Miranda Cromwell’s production of Death of a Salesman uncovers new layers to Arthur Miller’s intense and profound play.
Love London Love Culture selects seven of the best shows opening in the capital in November.
“Come and see those dancing feet” is famously the tagline of 42nd Street, yet it really should be the tagline of Heartbeat of Home, which opened to rapturous applause at the Piccadilly Theatre.
Pretty Woman: The Musical will preview from Valentine’s Day 2020 at the Piccadilly Theatre where it will play for a strictly limited engagement of 46 weeks. Casting to be announced soon.
The highly acclaimed, sold-out Young Vic production of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman will transfer to the Piccadilly Theatre from 24 October 2019 to 4 January 2020, with a press night on 4 November 2019.
Notwithstanding its flawed message, in these times of unparalleled political polarisation The Lehman Trilogy will be lapped up by eager audiences. And for sheer technical theatrical genius, the play is in a class of its own.