Revealed, the Australian cast of its Tony-nominated production, Moulin Rouge! The Musical!

Global Creatures revealed this week, the Australian cast of its Tony-nominated production, Moulin Rouge! The Musical, playing at Melbourne’s Regent Theatre from 13 August 2021. Alinta Chidzey (Chicago, West Side Story) will star as the sparkling diamond, Satine, opposite newcomer Des Flanagan as bohemian dreamer Christian. Simon Burke AO will play legendary club impresario Harold Zidler and Andrew Cook will play The Duke.


Montmartre’s resident artistes will be played by Tim Omaji as Toulouse-Lautrec and Ryan Gonzalez as Santiago. The club’s famed entertainers known as the ‘Lady Ms’ will be played by Samantha Dodemaide as Nini, Elenoa Rokobaro as Arabia, Ruva Ngwenya as La Chocolat, and Christopher J Scalzo as Babydoll.


Also joining the company is Fabian Andrés, Amy Berrisford, Devon Braithwaite, James Bryers, Anica Calida, Kahlia Davis, Rodney Dobson, Joseph Donovan, Jarrod Draper, Bayley John Edmends, Brittany Ford, Chaska Halliday, Scout Hook, Graeme Isaako, Keian Langdon, Bree Langridge, David Ouch, Sam Parkes, Clay Roberts, Emma Russell, Maxwell Simon, Kara Sims, David Sirianni and Patrice Tipoki.


Earlier this year Moulin Rouge! The Musical held open call auditions to find its spectacular spectacular cast, receiving over 2000 submissions and auditioning 479 performers to fill 34 roles.


The Australian production of Moulin Rouge! The Musical will not only be the first international production of the musical, but due to the ongoing Broadway shutdown, Melbourne will be the only place in the world the show can be seen when performances begin in August.


Tickets to Moulin Rouge! The Musical went on sale in February 2021, breaking the Regent Theatre record  for the single biggest day of pre-sale tickets sold.


Tickets are now available for performances up to 26 December 2021 exclusively through Ticketmaster.


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