Love Story

Duchess Theatre (London, )
3-5 Catherine Street London, WC2B 5LA
Running Time
1 hour and 30 minutes, with no interval
Monday through Saturday at 7:30pm
Wednesday and Saturday at 3pm
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Michael Ball makes his West End debut as a producer after falling in love with the enchanting new British musical, Love Story.

Now following a critically acclaimed sell-out season at the Chichester Festival Theatre, Love Story transfers to the West End for a limited season from 27 November 2010 – 26 February 2011.

Inspired by Erich Segal’s best-selling iconic novel and one of the most romantic films of all time, this life-affirming musical is scored by the Emmy and BAFTA award winning composer Howard Goodall with lyrics by Stephen Clark.

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. A celebration of love and life, Love Story will win your heart. And it might just break it.

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

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STAGE TUBE: MISS SAIGON Revival Cast & Crew Says 'Happy Anniversary'
by Stage Tube - Sep 23, 2014

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BWW TV: Get a First Listen at the Broadway-Bound 'N THE QUEEN OF PARIS'
by Alan Henry - Sep 23, 2014

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by Stage Tube - Sep 23, 2014

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BWW Reviews: World Premiere of TEST PILOT Finds Moments of Flight
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Lea Salonga, Jonathan Pryce and Simon Bowman Attend MISS SAIGON's 25th Anniversary Performance Tonight
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 22, 2014

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BWW Preview: Will ONCE UPON A TIME's Storybrooke Be FROZEN in Season 4?
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Photo Flash: MISS SAIGON's Starry 25th Anniversary Gala in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg's Miss Saigon hosted its 25th anniversary gala performance of the musical in the West End tonight, September 22, 2014, featuring original stars Lea Salonga, Jonathan Pryce and more. Photos have been popping up all over Twitter, and BroadwayWorld has some shots of the festivities below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Onstage and Backstage at MISS SAIGON's 25th Anniversary Performance!
by BWW Special Coverage - Sep 22, 2014

This is the hour! Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg's Miss Saigon hosted its 25th anniversary gala performance of the musical in the West End tonight, September 22, 2014, featuring original stars Lea Salonga, Jonathan Pryce, Simon Bowman and other original cast members and alumni (not to mention screaming fans and plenty of champagne). (more...)

ABSOLUTELY FILTHY to Play the FringeNYC Encore Series at SoHo Playhouse, 10/1-5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Following its celebrated East Coast premiere at the 2014 New York International Fringe Festival (FringeNYC), the critically acclaimed ABSOLUTELY FILTHY will return to NYC as part of SoHo Playhouse's FringeNYC ENCORE SERIES with performances from October 1st through October 5th only at SoHo Playhouse (15 Vandam Street between Varick and Spring Streets). (more...)

Special Photo Flashback: Remembering Polly Bergen
by Walter McBride - Sep 21, 2014 reported yesterday the sad news that actress, singer and stage veteran Polly Bergen died today at her home in Connecticut, at 84 of natural causes. The star was surrounded by friends and family at the time of her passing. Today, we take a look back at photos of the star, taken by BWW's Walter McBride. (more...)

Island City Stage Opens New Season with a World Premiere, 10/23-25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2014

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STAGE TUBE: Taylor Swift Performs at iHeart Radio Music Festival 2014
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2014

Country icon-turned-pop star Taylor Swift recently appeared at the iHeart Radio Music Festival. In this video, watch Swift sing We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together, 22, I Knew You Were Trouble, Love Story, and her new hit Shake It Off. (more...)

BWW Recap: It's a Nice Day for a Plaid Wedding on This Week's OUTLANDER
by Kara McCoy - Sep 20, 2014

This week's episode of OUTLANDER was a pretty special one, so mazel tov, newlyweds; this recap's for you. We get an opening shot of Claire and Frank walking hand and hand, all lovey dovey, down the street—a flashback to their own wedding day, which was a very simple, and totally spontaneous, affair. They share a kiss and then—oops, snap back to reality—we're in Scotland again, and it's Jamie and Claire doing the kissing. Because they're married. It happened. If you sneezed, you probably missed the entire ceremony, it's that short. But don't you worry, fellow romantics—the bulk of the episode is devoted to backtracking, so you get a closer look at the actual wedding eventually, piece by piece. First, however, we get a snapshot of the tension-ridden awkwardfest that is the wedding night. Claire and Jamie are left alone in the honeymoon suite while the party guests grow ever rowdier, and no doubt drunker, just outside their door, refusing to go to bed until the marriage has been made, er, shall we say, official. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Kim Kardashian Guest Stars on AMERICAN DAD Season Finale
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

On the season finale of FOX's AMERICAN DAD, Kim Kardashian comes to Langley Falls. The episode airs Sunday, 9/21, at 9:30/8:30c on FOX! Get a sneak peek below! (more...)

Kathleen Marshall's THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN, Starring Beth Malone, Opens Tonight in Denver
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

The Denver Center Theatre Company presents the highly anticipated new adaptation of Meredith Willson's classic musical, THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN. Based on the book by Richard Morris, the revitalized production will feature a new book and additional lyrics by three-time Tony Award nominee Dick Scanlan (Thoroughly Modern Millie) and showcase never before heard songs from Willson's prolific body of work with musical adaptation by Michael Rafter (Violet). The production began previews on September 12 and opens tonight, September 19, in The Stage Theatre. It will be directed and choreographed by three-time Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall (Anything Goes). (more...)

Scoop: MANHATTAN LOVE STORY on ABC - Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Get all the scoop on MANHATTAN Love Story, airing on ABC on Tuesday, September 30, 2014! (more...)

BWW Interviews: Denver Center's BETH MALONE on Homecomings, Icons, and MOLLY BROWN
by Michael Mulhern - Sep 18, 2014

We sit down with the amazing Beth Malone to talk about her challenges with Molly Brown, working at the Denver Center, her Denver homecoming, and so much more! (more...)

Class Act Books Announces September Titles
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Class Act Books releases three new titles in paranormal and horror genres for September: The Irish Lady's Spanish Lover (Paranormal) by Icy Snow Blackstone When only the Nightmare Remains (Horror) by Rick McQuiston Balec (Horror) by James Austen McCormick James Austen is a newcomer to the Class Act Book listings and his novel Balec, of an ancient horror coming alive in a contemporary metropolis is his second novel with the publisher. Rick McQuiston is Class Act's newest acquisition, with his novel When Only the Nightmare Remains, the tale of a small town sheriff and three teenagers who face a living nightmare. Veteran Icy Snow Blackstone, who now has eight novels published with Class Act Books, brings her skill to the paranormal The Irish Lady's Spanish Lover, weaving history and legend into a contemporary Love Story. Class Act Books is celebrating its first year under new ownership. Its novels and ebooks are available through the publisher's website and also the amazon site. (more...)

York Theatre Company to Present Developmental Readings of SONGBOOK and ZAZOU
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

The York Theatre Company launches its 45th anniversary season with its acclaimed Developmental Readings Series and the New York premiere of two new works: Songbook, a play with music written by Stephen Temperley, and Zazou, a play with songs by John Meyer at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (Entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). The readings are open to the public with a suggested donation of $5.00. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014


Las Vegas' ROCK OF AGES Names October National '80s Appreciation Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

In honor of the most rockin' decade of all time, ROCK OF AGES Las Vegas decrees the month of October as National '80s Appreciation Month, or "ROCKTOBER" for short. Throughout the month of October, patrons are invited to celebrate the righteous era in true '80s fashion with BIG hair, BIG attitude and BIG savings that include half-off VIP Rockstar seating for $80 + tax. So comb back your mullet, don those neon gloves and relive the glory days with this high-octane offer by using code ROCTOBER at time of purchase! (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014


Tickets Go on Sale Sept 24 for Broadway-Bound N THE QUEEN OF PARIS in Toronto
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Canadian-based Monlove Enterprises today announced that tickets to the world premiere of N THE QUEEN OF PARIS at the Elgin Theatre in Toronto will go on sale on September 24, 2014. The new musical, which will open exactly one year later, was inspired by the Champagne atmosphere and rags-to-riches romance of Emile Zola's classic novel Nana with its gaslight glimpses into the backstage world of Parisian theatres, 'Joie de vivre' and courtesans' salons. (more...)

Mirvish's 2014-15 Season to Feature Angela Lansbury in BLITHE SPIRIT, KINKY BOOTS, BUYER & CELLAR & More
by Alan Henry - Sep 16, 2014

David Mirvish has finalized all the details and shows for his 2014-15 line-up of shows. There will be seven shows in the Mainstage Subscription Series, three in the Off-Mirvish Subscription Series and nine bonus shows not on subscription. That brings the total to a record 19 shows for the 2014-15 season. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse to Present INTIMATE APPAREL, 10/7-11/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Westport Country Playhouse will stage Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage's 'Intimate Apparel,' a Love Story that confronts race and religion, directed by Mary B. Robinson, from October 7 through November 1. 'Intimate Apparel' is the recipient of the American Theatre Critics and New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards for Best Play. (more...)

Rogue Machine to Present NICE THINGS, 10/4-11/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

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Cinnabar's DRIVING MISS DAISY Begins 10/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Following five straight shows that extended their engagements, Cinnabar Theater proudly announces its next presentation: Driving Miss Daisy begins its run at Sonoma County's beloved professional theater on Friday, October 17 and is scheduled to close on Sunday, November 2. Come for a ride with Cinnabar to see the heartwarming and humorous show that has delighted millions of people around the world. (more...)

Torrid Love Story FLOATING SKYSCRAPERS Available on DVD, 9/30
by Movies News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Canteen Outlaws, the new label from veteran LGBT giant TLA Releasing, has announced the DVD release of Floating Skyscrapers, the second film from Polish filmmaker Tomasz Wasilewski. (more...)

Jay Sullivan, Jeffrey Bean and James Black to Lead DRACULA at the Alley Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for Dracula, the Original Vampire Play, the second production in the 'Alley Theatre @ UH' season. Featuring iconic costume and set designs by Edward Gorey, the Alley's production is based on the original 1927 adaptation of the classic thriller that marvelously balances the menace of the horror tale with sophisticated satire. (more...)

BWW Reviews: SMT's MAN OF LA MANCHA Is Just Too Nice
by Jay Irwin - Sep 15, 2014

In order to put up the highly complex musical of "Man of La Mancha" you need more than the voices to fill the main roles. You need an ensemble who understands the text and the tone of the situation as well as a pacing to keep this intricate show moving along. Alas, that is what was missing from Seattle Musical Theatre's current production and is what hampers their show. (more...)

Original Cast Member Mitchell Jarvis Returns to Broadway's ROCK OF AGES Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Mitchell Jarvis, who originated the role of mullet-rocking nunchuck-wielding narrator 'Lonny Barnett' in the smash-hit Broadway musical Rock of Ages, returns to the show in the role of wild aging rock idol 'Stacee Jaxx,' beginning tonight, September 15. (more...)

Cheyenne Jackson Weds Fiance Jason Landau, Getting a 'New Beginning'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2014

Broadway star Cheyenne Jackson starred in his own Love Story when he married fiance Jason Landau on Saturday. (more...)

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Center Stage Opera Kicks Off Tenth Season with LA TRAVIATA; Full Schedule Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2014

Los Angeles, CA – To begin their 10th Season, Center Stage Opera will be presenting three performances of Verdi's La Traviata at the Madrid Theatre in Canoga Park this September. Verdi's tragic Love Story has touched the hearts of countless opera-goers since its premiere in 1853 and this production anticipates upholding this tradition. (more...)

City Theatre 40th Anniversary Season Opens With OUTSIDE MULLINGAR, 10/11-11/02
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2014

City Theatre kicks off its 40th anniversary season with a 2014 Tony Award "Best Play" nominee. OUTSIDE MULLINGAR, by John Patrick Shanley, directed by Tracy Brigden, will run on City Theatre's Mainstage October 11 - November 2, 2014. (more...)

Fringe Encore Presents MOSES, THE AUTHOR, 9/26-10/05
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2014

MOSES, THE AUTHOR, a world premiere comedy by Andrew R. Heinze, has been chosen to be presented as part of the 18th Annual New York International Fringe Festival ENCORE SERIES. The acclaimed comedy, directed by Drama Desk Award-winner Amy Wright, will play four additional performances at The Soho Playhouse (15 Vandam Street) -- Friday, 9/26 at 7pm; Sunday, 9/28 at 3pm; Sunday, 10/5 @ 3pm; and Sunday, 10/5 at 7pm. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Wheeldon's ALICE Gets a Score of 'Dance 10, Story 3'
by Sondra Forsyth - Sep 12, 2014

On September 9th 2014, opening night of the NATIONAL BALLET OF CANADA's six-day run at the Koch Theater in Lincoln Center presented by the Joyce Theater Foundation, I found myself enchanted by most of Christopher Wheeldon's choreography for the evening-length production of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland". I was also delighted overall with the inventive score by Joby Talbott as well as the elaborate costumes and sets by Bob Crowley. The dancing was first rate, too. What wasn't so wonderful was the silly Love Story that dramaturge Nicholas Wright felt compelled to introduce into Lewis Carroll's deservedly iconic childhood tale of a plucky young heroine off on her own for a great adventure in dreamland. (more...)

THE CURTAIN UP SHOW Returns to Resonance 104.4FM on September 19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Stars of Evita, Urinetown, East is East, Sweeney Todd, Blockbuster, Love Story, Damn Yankees, You Should Be So Lucky, Before After, Flowers of the Forest, Into The Woods and many more join Tim McArthur and Nathan Matthews on the seventh series of The Curtain Up Show. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Trailer for Season Three of MTV's GIRL CODE, Premiering 10/1
by TV News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

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DIRTY DANCING Coming to Bass Concert Hall, 11/11-16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage premieres in Austin November 11 - 16. The staged musical of this worldwide smash-hit film will play at Bass Concert Hall. (more...)

Marin Mazzie Joins 'GETTING TO KNOW YOU' Benefit at Bucks County Playhouse This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Bucks County Playhouse Producers Robyn Goodman and Alexander Fraser are thrilled to welcome the addition of Broadway's beloved Marin Mazzie to the cast of GETTING TO KNOW YOU: An Enchanted Evening of Oscar Hammerstein II, the Saturday night benefit concert of the inaugural Oscar Hammerstein Festival. (more...)

THE WHALE to Open 10/7 at Marin Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

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Andrea Weir Releases Debut Book on Her Own Childhood Loss
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ In her debut novel, A Foolish Consistency, author Andrea Weir uses her own childhood loss to explore the process of grieving and the importance of working through feelings of pain and sorrow rather than trying to avoid them. (more...)

Cincinnati Playhouse to Present ROSES & THORNS, 9/27-11/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

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The Next Wave Festival of New Musicals Runs 9/25-28 at Calixa-Lavallée and Lion d'Or
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

CETM (The Centre for Education and Theatre in Montreal) presents the 7th annual Next Wave Festival of New Musicals, a unique showcase for new musicals in development from Montreal and around the globe. Montreal-based artists are featured, including emerging writers and composers, as well as international guest performers. The Next Wave Festival is a world-class collection of performances, educational presentations and special events for musical theatre lovers and practitioners, as well as newbies to this incomparable artistic discipline. This year's exciting line-up will be presented at Calixa-Lavallee (in Parc Lafontaine) and Lion d'Or (at the Lionceau Room) from September 25 to 28. Various presentations are offered in French, in English, or in both languages. Audiences are also invited to enjoy three free events during the Festival. (more...)

Edward C. & Ann T. Roberts Foundation to Celebrate 50th Anniversary with 'NED AND SUNNY', 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

The Edward C. & Ann T. Roberts Foundation will celebrate its 50th anniversary with the world-premiere of Ned and Sunny: A Hartford Love Story. The play, written by Hartford-based playwright, Jacques Lamarre, tells the story of Edward 'Ned' Roberts and Ann 'Sunny' Thorsen, arts enthusiasts who meet in 1938 through the Mark Twain Masquers, marry, and establish a foundation to support the arts in the Greater Hartford region. (more...)

Paramount Pictures to Distribute Chris Rock's TOP FIVE Worldwide
by Movies News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Paramount Pictures, a division of Viacom (NASDAQ: VIABN, VIA), announced it will distribute writer / director Chris Rock's 'TOP FIVE' worldwide. The news comes as the film from producer Scott Rudin, and his IACF partner Barry Diller, earned rave reviews at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival. (more...)

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