Amelie Aims for 2017 Spring Broadway Bow

first_imgThe musical adaptation of Amélie is poised to play Broadway in the near future. In a recent interview with, Tony-winning director Pam MacKinnon revealed that she intends to bring her production, which recently concluded a run at Berkeley Repertory Theatre, to the Great White Way in about the spring of 2017. The California staging starred Les Miz movie standout Samantha Barks in the title role.Based on the 2001 French film, Amélie features music by Daniel Messé, lyrics by Nathan Tysen and a book by Craig Lucas. It tells the story of a girl with a very active imagination. The show details her life in Paris as she helps those around her try to find love, and ultimately falls in love herself.In addition to Barks, the Berkeley cast featured Adam Chanler-Berat, Randy Blair, Alison Cimmet, Carla Duren, John Hickok, Alyse Alan Louise and Paul Whitty. No word yet on who would bow on Broadway.Take a look at the Berkeley Rep production below! View Comments Amelie Related Shows Show Closed This production ended its run on May 21, 2017last_img

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