Upcoming West Finish musical Moulin Rouge! is about to be the primary London present to make mask-wearing obligatory throughout reveals for audiences.
The Broadway smash-hit begins previews at London’s Piccadilly Theatre this weekend, and relies on the 2001 movie of the identical identify which stars Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor.
Most West Finish theatres solely suggest mask-wearing throughout performances, however it isn’t a requirement of entry or a part of any phrases and situations.
In a press release to Sky Information, the theatre and present producers mentioned they “are asking all viewers members to put on masks when attending performances on the Piccadilly Theatre, with a view to preserve the manufacturing firm and audiences secure.
“This coverage shall be reviewed on an on-going foundation.”
Authorized restrictions inside theatres were completely lifted in July, leaving venue house owners and present producers to work out the best way to preserve audiences secure whereas additionally making an attempt to promote out reveals.
Locations equivalent to cinemas and gig venues additionally face the identical points, with many additionally leaving face protecting use as much as the person.
Moulin Rouge! The Musical will formally open subsequent month, and follows the story of a courtesan named Satine working on the world well-known membership in Paris as she falls in love with Christian, a bohemian author.
Musical numbers from the unique movie, equivalent to Your Music and Come What Might, seem within the present, in addition to a lot of extra trendy songs.
Liisi LaFontaine stars as Satine, with Jamie Bogyo showing as Christian and Simon Bailey as The Duke.