News: Last chance to catch Amélie the Musical – must end 25 September

September 10, 2021
News: Last chance to catch Amélie the Musical – must end 25 September
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Critically-acclaimed Amélie the Musical is set to enter its final weeks in the West End at the Criterion Theatre.

Amélie the Musical must end 25 September, following highly successful runs at the Watermill Theatre and at The Other Palace. The show also received a Grammy nomination and three Olivier Award nominations.

Seen by over 100,000 people now across the UK, the production has enjoyed huge critical and public acclaim, with plans for a UK and international future to be announced this year.

Cast includes Olivier Award-nominee Audrey Brisson as Amélie, Sioned Saunders as Gina, Flora Spencer-Longhurst as Georgette/SylvieRachel Dawson as Amandine/Philomene, Oliver Grant as Lucien/Mysterious Man, Chris Jared as Nino Quincampoix, Caolan McCarthy as Hippolito/Elton John, Samuel Morgan-Grahame as Joseph/Fluffy, Kate Robson-Stuart as Suzanne, Jack Quarton as Blind Beggar, Jez Unwin as Raphael/Bretodeau, Johnson Willis as Collignon/Dufayel,  Nuwan Hugh Perera as Jean-Yves, Miiya Alexandra as Delphine, Robyn Sinclair as Cecile and Matthew James Hinchliffe as Raymond.

Amélie secretly improvises small, but extraordinary acts of kindness discovering the possibilities around every corner and bringing happiness to those she encounters. When a chance at love comes her way, Amélie realises that to find her own contentment she’ll have to risk everything and say what’s in her heart. Experience this beautiful story and be inspired by this imaginative dreamer who discovers her voice, uncovers the power of human connection and sees possibility around every corner.

Amélie the Musical is based on the five-time Oscar-nominated film, brought to life by actor-musicians, with music by Daniel Messé, lyrics by Nathan Tysen and Messé and a book by Craig Lucas.

The show is directed by Michael Fentiman, designed by Madeleine Girling, with musical supervision and arrangements by Barnaby Race, movement direction by Tom Jackson Greaves, lighting design by Elliot Griggs, sound design by Tom Marshall, puppet design and construction by Dik Downey and musical direction, additional orchestrations and arrangements by Samuel Wilson.

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