Moulin Rouge! The Musical reveals new West End cast

New casting has been announced for the West End production of Moulin Rouge! The Musical.

Based on the iconic movie of the same name, Moulin Rouge! The Musical is currently playing at the Piccadilly Theatre with tickets on sale now here.

New casting for the hit West End production has been announced, starting performances from Monday, 16 October.

Meet the new Moulin Rouge! cast in London

Leading the new cast are Tanisha Spring (Groundhog Day) as Satine and Dom Simpson (The Book of Mormon) as Christian.

Joining them will be Ivan De Freitas (& Juliet) as Santiago, Charlotte Gooch (Dirty Dancing) as Nini, Anthony Cragg (Starlight Express) as Baby Doll, Bernadette Bangura (My Fair Lady) as La Chocolat and Angela Marie Hurst (TINA: The Tina Turner Musical) who will play Alternate Satine.

Continuing in their roles are Matt Rixon as Harold Zidler, Ian Carlyle as Toulouse-Lautrec, Ben Richards as The Duke, Hannah Jay-Allan as Arabia and Rochelle Sherona as Arabia (maternity cover).

The full cast will also include Oliver Adam-Reynolds, Erin Bell, Emily Bolland, Ross Chisari, James Chisholm, Katie Deacon, Fletcher Dobinson, Serenar Douch, Rola Elliott, Davide Fienauri, Zack Guest, Natorii Illidge, David King-Yombo, Jasmine Leung, Kira McPherson, Melissa Nettleford, Chris Otim, Joshua Robinson, Callum Rose, Ben Rutter, Gavin Ryan, Craig Ryder, Jamie Shields, Catrin Thomas, Matt Trevorrow, Charley Warburton, Sasha Woodward and Luke Fraser Yates.

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The current cast will play their final shows on Saturday, 14 October.

Moulin Rouge! The Musical is based on Baz Luhrmann’s 2001 film, telling the story of Christian who falls in love with actress and courtesan Satine, star of Paris cabaret venue Moulin Rouge.

The production, which opened in London in 2021, is directed by Alex Timbers with choreography by Sonya Tayeh and music supervision, orchestrations and arrangements by Justin Levine.

An Original Broadway Cast Recording is available here featuring Aaron Tveit and Karen Olivo.

About the author: Josh Darvill

Josh is Stageberry's editor with over five years of experience writing about theatre in the West End and across the UK. Prior to following his passion for musicals, he worked for more than a decade as a TV journalist.


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