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Moulin Rouge! The Musical Tickets

Find your truth, beauty, freedom and love in the Baz Luhrmann spectacular.
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Production shot of Moulin Rouge! The Musical in London, with Dom Simpson as Christian and Tanisha Spring as Satine.
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About Moulin Rouge! The Musical

You can-can-can see Moulin Rouge! The Musical at the Piccadilly Theatre in London’s West End. Discover how the Academy Award-winning film is now a theatre spectacular for the ages. Moulin Rouge! tickets are available on London Theatre now.

Moulin Rouge! The Musical, an iconic theatrical extravaganza

Adapted from Baz Luhrmann's original 2001 Oscar-winning film starring Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor, Moulin Rouge!, which picked up nine Academy Award nominations and was the first musical in 10 years to receive a nomination for Best Picture, was always destined for the stage. The pre-Broadway world premiere engagement wowed audiences in Boston before heading to the Al Hirschfeld Theatre on Broadway.

The show’s music includes hits from some of the greatest artists of all time. From the film’s iconic classics like Elton John's "Your Song" and Nat King Cole's "Nature Boy", it also fuses contemporary classics in the famous "Elephant Love Medley", which seamlessly incorporates over 20 songs by the likes of The Beatles, U2, Elvis, Dolly Parton, Queen and more into a single euphoric moment of theatre.

What is Moulin Rouge! The Musical about?

Set in the Montmartre Quarter in Paris, Moulin Rouge! The Musical is a luxurious, indulgent musical. As a lovesick writer named Christian takes his seat inside the Moulin Rouge, he's greeted by Satine. With a dazzling smile and an inviting manner, their lives epically collide as they grow closer together in an extravagant world where anything goes.

Meet many characters, including the host of the Moulin Rouge, Harold Zidler; the brilliant and starving artist Toulouse-Lautrec; the greatest tango dancer - and gigolo - in all of Paris, Santiago; the tempting Nini; and The Duke of Monroth, the wealthy and entitled patron of the club who thinks he can buy anything he wants, including love.

What makes Moulin Rouge! The Musical so spectacular, spectacular?

Moulin Rouge! is more than a stage show; it’s a spectacle for the ages. The Piccadilly Theatre exterior now boasts a large, red windmill in honour of the real Moulin Rouge Paris nightclub. Plus, there are eye-popping costumes, energetic choreography, and a pop-fuelled score, which masterfully weaves an iconic selection of contemporary pop music hits into the late-19th century Parisian setting. Get ready to feel your Freedom, Beauty, Truth, and Love. Discover all the pop songs in Moulin Rouge! The Musical.

Tickets to Moulin Rouge! The Musical in London are available now

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Run time

2 hours 45 minutes (incl. interval)

Start date

November 12th, 2021

End date

September 29th, 2024



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Audiences Say
Entertaining, Great staging, Absorbing, Delightful, Enchanting

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Our Review

'Moulin Rouge! The Musical' review — Baz Luhrmann’s classic film can-cans into the West End

4 of 5
08 Mar 2022, 11:49
The night belongs to the bohemians, as Baz Luhrmann's iconic 2001 film can-cans its way to vibrant life onstage in Alex Timbers's eyegasmic production. There's a new detail — an elephant, a windmill — everywhere you look in the bedazzled Piccadilly Theatre, dripping in red lights, lace, and velvet with Derek McLane's immersive set. Welcome to the Moulin Rouge. This is not your...
Production note
Please note Strobe lighting will be used in this show.

Moulin Rouge! The Musical cast and creative team

By: John Logan
Director: Alex Timbers
Choreography: Sonya Tayeh
Cast List: Dom Simpson (as Christian), Tanisha Spring (as Satine), Angela Marie Hurst (as Satine alternate), Matt Rixon (as Harold Zidler), Ian Carlyle (as Toulouse-Lautrec), Ben Richards (as the Duke), Ivan De Freitas (as Santiago), Charlotte Gooch (as Nini), Anthony Cragg (as Baby Doll), Hannah Jay-Allan and Rochelle Sherona (as Arabia), Bernadette Bangura (as La Chocolat)
Design: Derek McLane
Costume: Catherine Zuber
Lighting: Justin Townsend
Sound: Peter Hylenski


16 Denman Street, London, United Kingdom, W1D 7DY


Location: West End
Railway station: Charing Cross
Bus numbers: (Shaftesbury Avenue) 14, 19, 38; (Regent Street) 3, 6, 12, 13, 15, 23, 88, 94, 139, 159, 453
Night bus numbers: (Shaftesbury Avenue) 14, N19, N38; (Regent Street) 6, 12, 23, 88, 94, 139, 159, 453, N3, N13, N15, N18, N109, N136
Car park: Brewer Street (3mins)
Directions from tube: (2mins) Pass the famous illuminated signs on your right to take Glasshouse Street/Sherwood Street where the theatre can be seen.

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Assisted performances
Audio Described: 27 Apr 2024 - 2:30pm
Captioned: 11th May Mat - 2:30pm
BSL Signed: 18th May Mat - 2:30pm

Show schedule

Day of weekMatineeEvening
Monday-7:30 PM
Tuesday-7:30 PM
Wednesday-7:30 PM
Thursday2:30 PM7:30 PM
Friday-7:30 PM
Saturday2:30 PM7:30 PM

Frequently asked questions

What is Moulin Rouge! The Musical about?

Freedom, beauty, truth, and love are the bohemian way! The hit film takes to the stage with all-new songs seamlessly blended with the classic medleys. This dazzling production reaches the West End after a hit Broadway debut in a stunning spectacular that brings all the magic of the Moulin Rouge cabaret to life.

How long is Moulin Rouge! The Musical?

The running time of Moulin Rouge! The Musical is 2 hours 45 minutes (incl. interval).

Where is Moulin Rouge! The Musical playing?

Moulin Rouge! The Musical is playing at Piccadilly Theatre. The theatre is located in 16 Denman Street, London, W1D 7DY.

How much do tickets cost for Moulin Rouge! The Musical?

Tickets for Moulin Rouge! The Musical start at £25.

What's the age requirement for Moulin Rouge! The Musical?

The recommended age for Moulin Rouge! The Musical is 12+.

How do you book tickets for Moulin Rouge! The Musical?

Book tickets for Moulin Rouge! The Musical on London Theatre.

What are the songs in 'Moulin Rouge'?

Several popular hits are featured in Moulin Rouge, including “Rolling in the Deep,” “Lady Marmalade,” and “Shut Up and Dance.” The show features 70 pop songs in total. Read our complete song guide to Moulin Rouge.

Who wrote 'Moulin Rouge'?

John Logan adapted Moulin Rouge for the stage, weaving together popular songs from various artists. Drawing inspiration from Baz Luhrmann's film, the musical captures its distinctive style while introducing creative narrative elements.

Who directed 'Moulin Rouge'?

Alex Timbers directed the stage adaptation of Moulin Rouge! At the 2020 Tony Awards, Timbers won Best Direction of a Musical for his work on the production.

Is 'Moulin Rouge' appropriate for kids?

Moulin Rouge can be enjoyed by people of all ages but is most suitable for children over the age of 12. Under 16-year-olds must be accompanied by an adult.

Is 'Moulin Rouge' good?

The stage adaptation of Baz Luhrmann’s Moulin Rouge! is a wildly entertaining night at the theatre. Read our four-star review of Moulin Rouge.

Is Moulin Rouge: The Musical! the same as the film?

Moulin Rouge! The Musical remains faithful to the iconic 2001 film by Baz Luhrmann, following the same story. Many of the best-known songs from the movie are still in the stage adaptation, with some new additions.

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