Moulin Rouge! The Musical, the Tony-nominated stage adaptation of the 2001 movie, will open at Tokyo’s Imperial Theatre in summer season 2023.
The Japanese-language manufacturing will reunite the Broadway inventive workforce, together with director Alex Timbers, guide author John Logan, music supervisor and orchestrator Justin Levine, and choreographer Sonya Tayeh; all 4 are presently Tony-nominated for his or her work on the Broadway staging.
Moulin Rouge! opened on Broadway in July 2019, with productions set to open in Melbourne and London later this yr in addition to a North American tour in 2022. The Broadway manufacturing on the Al Hirschfeld Theatre is presently on hiatus because of the ongoing pandemic.
International Creatures produces in partnership with Toho Co for the Japan bow.
The nation is among the many few to have already welcomed again large-scale theatrical productions within the wake of the pandemic, with engagements of Waitress, The Promenade, The Phantom of the Opera, and extra opening in latest months.
“Because the world makes its first tentative steps in direction of a return to stay leisure, we’re delighted to accomplice with Toho Co. to carry Moulin Rouge! The Musical to one of the crucial important musical theatre territories on the earth,” mentioned Carmen Pavlovic, CEO of International Creatures. “The immersive nature of Moulin Rouge! The Musical actually presents the escapist theatre expertise many people are craving proper now, and we really feel assured the common themes of Fact, Magnificence, Freedom, and Love might be embraced by Japanese audiences.”