Moulin Rouge

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The 15 greatest Australian musicals, on stage and screen – sorted
From the glittery fun of Priscilla to a whole show about the career of Paul Keating, here are the musicals that sing to audiences both in Australia and around the world

Cassie Tongue and Ben Neutze

07, Aug, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Baz Luhrmann, flamboyant director of Moulin Rouge! and Romeo and Juliet, turns focus to Elvis
Australian director’s biopic about the singing legend to be unveiled at Cannes film festival next week

Vanessa Thorpe

15, May, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Jim Broadbent: ‘I like the idea of actors being anti-establishment’
The veteran actor on dancing with Helen Mirren, starring in Roger Michell’s final film, and why he turned down the role of Del Boy… and an OBE

Michael Hogan

20, Feb, 2022 @5:30 AM

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Moulin Rouge! The Musical review – wonderfully wild but close to karaoke
With pyrotechnics, a looming elephant, scenery to die for and a cast with energy to burn, this revival only falters when it tries to update the tunes

Kate Wyver

20, Jan, 2022 @11:00 PM

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Moulin Rouge! review – ridiculously entertaining Broadway hit opens with opulence in Australia
Almost brought to its knees by the pandemic, this show has pulled off an endearingly trashy, sensual tribute to theatre

Tim Byrne

25, Nov, 2021 @11:25 PM

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Fishnets, French kisses and fireworks: inside Moulin Rouge! The Musical
After winning 10 Tony awards on Broadway, an adaptation of Baz Luhrmann’s high-kicking, pop song-mashing film hits both the West End and Melbourne. Its creators draw back the red velvet curtain …

Lyndsey Winship

24, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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From Australia to the Tonys: Moulin Rouge! The Musical poised to make history
Days after finally reopening on Broadway, the adaptation of Baz Luhrmann’s film is up for a whopping 14 awards – after a very ‘intense’ journey

Elissa Blake

25, Sep, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Moulin Rouge at 20: the dazzling musical that continues to shine
Baz Luhrmann’s glittery spectacle remains as captivating as it was in 2001 thanks to a magnetic star turn from Nicole Kidman and its relentless energy

Guy Lodge

01, Jun, 2021 @6:22 AM

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Moulin Rouge review – high-kicking Broadway remix is hard to resist
A glitzy, silly stage version of Baz Luhrmann’s 2001 pop musical doesn’t have much of a plot but it glides thanks to its infectious energy

Alexis Soloski

26, Jul, 2019 @2:00 AM

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The Mummy is buried by Wonder Woman at the UK box office
Tom Cruise’s monster fails to put the frighteners on the reigning comic-book queen, while Moulin Rouge! makes an all-singing, all-dancing comeback

Charles Gant

13, Jun, 2017 @2:32 PM

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Baz Luhrmann: Prince was supposed to record lead single for The Great Gatsby
Film-maker spoke at Tribeca film festival about collaborating with the late musician on a song that failed to feature, and teased his new Netflix series

Nigel M Smith

24, Apr, 2016 @6:13 PM

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Nicole Kidman: can-do spirit in a brilliant career
Focus, collaboration and respect are the other talents of the Australian megastar, finds Photograph 51’s director

Emine Saner

18, Sep, 2015 @4:33 PM

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