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Cast update for Love Story Musical at the Duchess
Casting has been confirmed for The Chichester Festival Theatre musical production of Love Story, which transfers to the West End's Duchess Theatre opening 6 Dec 2010, following previews from 27 Nov - booking to 30 April 2011
The West End cast includes Emma Williams as Jenny, Michael Xavier as Oliver Barratt IV and Peter Polycarpou who plays Jenny’s father, Phil, all of whom reprise their roles at the Duchess Theatre. They are joined by Richard Cordery, Gary Milner, Paul Kemble and ensemble members Lillie Flynn, Christopher Killick, Jamie Muscato, Rebecca Trehearn.
Inspired by Erich Segal’s novel, it has music by Howard Goodall, book by Stephen Clark and lyrics by Stephen Clark and Howard Goodall.
Directed by Rachel Kavanaugh, designed by Peter McKintosh .
Produced in the West End by Michael Ball, Adam Spiegel and Stephen Waley-Cohen.
Oliver Barrett IV went to Harvard and Jenny Cavilleri to Radcliffe. He was rich, she was poor. He was sporty, she played music. But they fell in love. This is their story.