Amélie The Musical, an adaptation of the much-loved 2001 award-winning film Amélie
, is coming to the UK next year.
According to an official press release, received by Thn
this morning, the production will have its UK stage premiere at the Watermill Theatre in Newbury from 11 April to 18 May, and then embark on an extensive UK tour from 20 May.
With music by Hem’s Daniel Messé, lyrics by Nathan Tysen
and Daniel Messé and book by Craig Lucas
, this new musical adaptation of the five-time Oscar®-nominated film written by Jean-Pierre Jeunet
and Guillaume Laurant
, will be directed by Michael Fentiman, with star casting to be announced.
Amélie is the story of an astonishing young woman who lives quietly in the world, but loudly in her mind. She secretly improvises small, but extraordinary acts of kindness that bring happiness to those around her. But when a chance at love comes her way,