Moulin Rouge Musical rumoured for London's West End in 2021

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Moulin Rouge The Musical could be set for London’s West End in 2021.

The hit stage adaption of the Oscar-winning film made its debut on Broadway earlier this summer.

Now it could be heading for London, with director Alex Timbers rumoured to have been eyeing up the Piccadilly Theatre for 2021.

Daily Mail‘s Baz Bamigboye revealed the news on Twitter, revealing that Timbers was in London last month to “check out stage & auditorium at the Piccadilly Theatre”.

As yet, no official news of a London production has been confirmed.

Moulin Rouge The Musical is based on the 2001 film Moulin Rouge! directed by Baz Luhrmann and written by Luhrmann and Craig Pearce

The jukebox musical features a book by John Logan with a pop rock score made up of songs from artists ranging from Britney Spears, Lady Gaga, Sia, Katy Perry and Beyonce to Elton John , Lorde, The White Stripes and The Police.

It tells the story of Christian who falls in love with actress and courtesan Satine, star of Paris cabaret venue Moulin Rouge.