She Loves Me

Meet Amalia and Georg, who work as clerks in Maraczek’s Parfumerie and aren’t exactly the best of friends. However, they have something in common. They both rapturously write to romantic pen pals. Despite the anonymity of their secret admirers, they live for the love letters that they exchange and the day they will finally meet. This wonderful love story has been the basis for the films The Shop around the Corner and You’ve Got Mail. The musical version – written by the authors of Fiddler on the Roof – has delighted audiences since its 1963 Broadway premier and features a sparkling score that includes the now-classic songs Ice Cream and A Trip to the Library.

The show will be directed by Matthew White who returns to the Chocolate Factory where he previously directed CandideSweet CharityLittle Shop of Horrors and The Last Five YearsScarlett Strallen returns to the Menier to play Amalia where she previously appeared as Cunegonde in Candide. Her other theatre work includes A Chorus Line (Palladium), Singin' in the Rain (Palace Theatre) and Mary Poppins (West End & Broadway). 

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Book by Joe Masteroff, based on a play by Miklos Laszlo
Menier Chocolate Factory
Matthew White
Songs by:
Music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
Paul Pyant
Greg Clarke
Paul Farnsworth
Paul Farnsworth
Cast list:
Scarlett Strallen (Amalia Balash), Alastair Brookshaw (Ladislav Sipos), Les Dennis (Mr Maraczek), Callum Howells (Arpad Laszlo), Katherine Kingsley (Ilona Ritter), Dominic Tighe (Steven Kodaly) and Mark Umbers (Georg Nowack), with Rachel Bingham, Peter Dukes, Luke Fetherston, Olivia Fines, Aimee Hodnett, Sarah-Marie Maxwell and Vincent Pirillo

Menier Chocolate Factory

51 Southwark Street, London, SE1 1RU
Nearest tube:
London Bridge

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Our She Loves Me Review

There is hardly a more perfectly constructed or simply delightful musical in the Broadway canon than She Loves Me, a 1963 confection that has long been one of my favourite shows and it comes up like a polished diamond in the Menier Chocolate Factory's exquisite new production. Hot on the heels of Half a Sixpence that's now back in the West End -- a show that coincidentally originally premiered... Read more

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