The journey of stories from screen to stage are now well-travelled, especially in musicals, with many (if not most) new musicals originating in popular film titles from the back catalogue - Moulin Rouge is just the latest about to open on Broadway, joining a season that saw King Kong and Beetlejuice added to the roster. Read more
Following a critically-acclaimed run at Rose Theatre Kingston, Captain Corelli's Mandolin, based on the best-selling novel by Louis de Bernieres, will transfer to the West End at the Harold Pinter Theatre from July 2019.
Cephalonia 1941. Captain Corelli, an enigmatic young Italian officer, is posted to the idyllic Greek island as part of the occupying forces. Shunned by the locals at first, he proves to be civilised, humorous and a consummate musician. The Captain is soon thrown together with Dr Iannis’ strong-willed and beautiful daughter Pelagia, who discovers all the complexities of love, and how it can blossom in the most unexpected and profound way.