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Duchess Theatre (London, )
3-5 Catherine Street London, WC2B 5LA
London,

Schedule

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 Ė 26 February 2011.



Inspired by Erich Segalís 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.


Scoop: THE BACHELORETTE on ABC - Monday, May 29, 2017
by TV Scoop - May 23, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE BACHELORETTE, airing on ABC on Monday, May 29, 2017! (more...)

WIZARD OF OZ Leads Off Season 35 at Roxy Regional Theatre
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 23, 2017

Clarksville's Roxy Regional Theatre unveiled its upcoming 'Season 35: Discover the World Behind the Curtain' at a fundraiser last Friday evening at the home of arts supporters Mark, Ricki, John Mark and Will Holleman. (more...)

CTG Extends 2017-18 Block Party Application Deadline
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

The deadline to apply to Center Theatre Group's 2017-2018 Block Party: Celebrating Los Angeles Theatre has been extended to June 6, 2017. Block Party aims to highlight some of the remarkable work being done on other stages throughout Los Angeles by fully producing three previously staged productions at the Kirk Douglas Theatre. The new deadline to apply to the 2017-2018 Block Party program is June 6, 2017. (more...)

Pipa Virtuoso Wu Man and the Shanghai Quartet Return to New York Next Month
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Following acclaimed performances last month at Lincoln Center's Rose Studio, pipa virtuoso Wu Man and her longtime collaborators the Shanghai Quartet return to New York for a program that blends the traditional music of China with contemporary works by Chinese composers, performed at the Park Avenue Armory on Tuesday, June 20, and Wednesday, June 21, at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Roxy Regional Theatre to Launch 35th Season with L. Frank Baum Musical Classic THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

???????The Roxy Regional Theatre, Clarksville's oldest live theatre and only professional theatre, unveiled its upcoming 'Season 35: Discover the World Behind the Curtain' at a fundraiser last Friday evening at the home of arts supporters Mark, Ricki, John Mark and Will Holleman. (more...)

BWW Talks to HAMILTON & DIRTY DANCING Star J. Quinton Johnson + Watch Exclusive Clip from ABC Reboot!
by Caryn Robbins - May 22, 2017

Below, Johnson discusses ABC's highly anticipated DIRTY DANCING reboot, plus as a special bonus, BWW shares an exclusive clip of the actor performing 'When I'm Alone' from the movie premiering Wednesday, May 24 (8:00-11:00 p.m. EDT) on ABC. (more...)

11th Annual National Indie Excellence Awards Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

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Aaron Galligan-Stierle to Star in PARADE at Finger Lakes Muscial Theatre Festival; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival (FLMTF) will produce Jason Robert Brown's Tony Award winning musical drama, Parade this summer. The show runs July 5 through July 26 at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in Auburn, N.Y.'s Emerson Park. (more...)

BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL, THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL at National Tour
by Keith Waits - May 22, 2017

BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL, THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL at National Tour (more...)

Estrellas del West End acompa√Īar√°n a JOAN V√ĀZQUEZ en Live at Z√©del
by Felipe Velasco - May 19, 2017

Joan Vazquez vuelve a Londres con SOMETHING'S COMING, en el que celebra la musica del genio teatral Stephen Sondheim. Formara parte de la temporada de verano de Live at Zedel, el popular cabaret The Crazy Coqs situado en el corazon del West End, tras su aclamado debut en la capital britanica el pasado oto√Īo. Joan ofrecera su concierto en solitario ante el publico londinense el lunes 26 de junio de 2017 a las 19h. (more...)

Playboy Reveals Adult Film Industry Love Story In New Mise en Scene Video
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Winnipeg's emotive garage pop-rock trio Mise en Scene has returned with their sophomore full length album, Still Life On Fire, due out June 30 on Light Organ Records. (more...)

West End stars Madalena Alberto, Kieran Brown and Rebecca Trehearn to join JOAN V√ĀZQUEZ at Live at Z√©del
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

After his acclaimed London debut last Fall, Spanish performer Joan Vazquez brings back 'Something's Coming - a Sondheim tribute' as part of Live at Zedel Summer season, on Monday 26th June 2017, 7.00pm. (more...)

BWW Review: Cirque du Soleil Impresses with Insect-Inspired OVO
by Amanda Etchison - May 18, 2017

Entomology is not usually associated with elegance, but Cirque du Soleil's immersive and insect-inspired touring production, 'OVO', brings breathtaking beauty to the world of bugs. (more...)

San Francisco Playhouse Announces 2017-18 Sandbox Series
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

San Francisco Playhouse (Artistic Director Bill English; Producing Director Susi Damilano) today announced the three plays that will comprise its 2017-2018 Sandbox Series of World Premieres. The season explores Americans at work in contemporary society-from the world of video game design, to a typical office job, to a new business in Austria's most notorious birthplace. (more...)

The CW Announces 2017-18 Primetime Schedule Featuring New Shows & Returning Favorites
by TV News Desk - May 18, 2017

The CW presents its 2017-18 primetime schedule to advertisers, affiliates, and national media today at the New York City Center in New York City, with the multi-platinum, multi-Grammy Award-winning rock band Muse opening the show with the worldwide debut performance of their new single, ¬ďDig Down.¬Ē (more...)

BWW Previews: CONTACT! at The Showroom At South Point
by Debbie Hall - May 18, 2017

Michael Kessler and Melinda Jackson of M&M American Dance Theatre is bringing their 30 year Love Story to the stage. The song and dance team will perform 'CONTACT!' at the South Point's 400-seat showroom on May 21. (more...)

THE LITTLE DOG LAUGHED, ON GOLDEN POND and More Set for Redhouse Arts Center's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

The Redhouse Arts Center has announced its 2017-18 Main Stage Season filled with charm, wit, laughter, a dash of hysterical family dynamics and plenty of pure theatrical excitement. (more...)

Hal Linden Signs on for TESLA: A RADIO PLAY FOR THE STAGE at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Laguna Playhouse has announced that acclaimed actor Hal Linden (replacing the previously announced Bruce Davison) has been added to its very special theatrical event also starring Gregory Harrison, Dan Lauria, Charles Shaughnessy, French Stewart & Vanessa Stewart in TESLA: A RADIO PLAY FOR THE STAGE, written by Dan Duling and directed by Michael Arabian. (more...)

Met's New Production of 'Rusalka' Coming to PBS's GREAT PERFORMANCES, 6/18
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2017

Kristine Opolais stars in her first Met performances of her breakthrough role, the title character in Antonin Dvo√°k's Rusalka, in a critically acclaimed new staging, directed by Mary Zimmerman and conducted by Mark Elder, on GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET Sunday, June 18 at 12 p.m. on PBS (more...)


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BWW Review: BIG FISH Proves Our Dreams Begin Where the Pavement Ends
by Shari Barrett - May 17, 2017

Everyone has dreams they wish to have fulfilled during their lifetime. And as it turns out, the energy we put into fueling our passion to achieve them can take us in directions we could never have anticipated, yet become so necessary in obtaining whatever goal we have set for ourselves or influencing how others see us. Such is the case in the Broadway musical BIG FISH, a heartfelt, powerful, and truly magical musical about fathers, sons, and the stories that we use to define our identities. (more...)

The Maxamoo Podcast Reviews 3/FIFTHS, SOJOURNERS, HER PORTMANTEAU, and WORLD BUILDERS
by Maxamoo - May 17, 2017

Diep, Lindsay and new contributor PennyMaria from To See or Not To See discuss four new productions beyond Broadway in New York City, 3/Fifths by James Scruggs at 3-Legged Dog (1:20), Sojourners by Mfoniso Udofia at New York Theatre Workshop (28:36), Her Portmanteau by Mfoniso Udofia at New York Theatre Workshop (41:00), World Builders, a Love Story by Johnna Adams from Flux Theatre Ensemble (51:35). (more...)

AIDA Opens Moonlight's 37th Summer Season on 6/14
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Watch as love unfolds in the bold musical Aida from Sirs Elton John and Tim Rice. The Moonlight premiere of Aida opens the 37th season of Moonlight Stage Productions from June 14-July 1, 2017. The enchanting musical production is based on the opera by the same name by Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi. The triumphant Love Story between an Egyptian prince and a slave transcends warring nations and brings a country together. Aida is an epic tale of love, loyalty and betrayal chronicling the love triangle between Aida, a Nubian princess stolen from her country, Amneris, an Egyptian princess, and Radames, the soldier they both love. As their forbidden love blossoms, Aida is forced to weigh her heart against the responsibility she faces as leader of her people. The love Aida and Radames has for one another becomes a shining example of true devotion that ultimately transcends the vast cultural differences between their warring nations, heralding a time of unprecedented peace and prosperity. Tickets range from $23 to $55 for all reserved seating and $17 to $22 for general admission lawn seating. To purchase tickets or for more information, call 760-724-2110 or visit moonlightstage.com. (more...)

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Comes to The Wick
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

The tale as old as time, Disney's Beauty and The Beast, comes to The Wick Theatre this summer.  The smash hit Broadway musical is based on the Academy Award-winning animated film and features music by Alan Menken with lyrics by Tim Rice and Howard Ashman. To add to the enchantment of this summer production, Marilynn Wick has created special pre-performance events including Story Time with Belle, Tea Time with Mrs. Potts and Lumiere's Candlelight Dinner. (more...)

Above Board Theatre to Present World Premiere of NIGHT AND DAY
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

San Diego's innovative new Above Board Theatre Company is excited to announce the World Premiere of Night and Day, a debut production with music and lyrics by Joe Jackson. Based on Jackson's 1983 Grammy-nominated album of the same name, Night and Day will be mounted for the first time at the 2017 San Diego International Fringe Festival. The album was written during the British rocker's extended stay in chaotic early 1980's Manhattan. Night and Day contains nine songs of sharp wit, paranoia, anxiety and brilliant songwriting. After the album's release, The New York times said that it '...captures the flavor and tempo of contemporary Manhattan very evocatively.' Weaving pop, salsa and Afro-Cuban beats, the album spawned two chart-topping hits, the popular 'Steppin' Out' and 'Breaking Us In Two,' well-known anthems of the decade. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at New Musical THE BOY WHO DANCED ON AIR at Abingdon
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Abingdon Theatre Company presents its first musical with the New York premiere of THE BOY WHO DANCED ON AIR, with music by Tim Rosser and book and lyrics by Charlie Sohne, winners of 2015 Jonathan Larson and Mary Rodgers/Lorenz Hart awards. Directed by Abingdon Theatre Company Artistic Director Tony Speciale, THE BOY WHO DANCED ON AIR plays four weeks only, now through June 11, at the June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36th Street). Opening night is Thursday, May 25 at 7PM. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

CONSTELLATIONS Opens Friday at The Armory
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Silas Weir Mitchell and Dana Green star in Constellations - playwright Nick Payne's exploration of love in the multiverse - opening at The Armory on May 19, with preview performances beginning May 13, and regular performances running through June 11. Portland Center Stage at The Armory's Artistic Director Chris Coleman will direct this multifaceted Love Story. Silas Weir Mitchell, who starred as the beloved Blutbad Monroe in NBC's six-season series Grimm, will play the beekeeper Roland. Dana Green, who was last seen at The Armory in Great Expectations and was also featured on Grimm as the Wesen Mabel Kurlon in season four, will play Roland's love interest, the physicist Marianne. (more...)

PianoFight Presents CIRCUS SCREAMS by Samson Y Hiss
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

"Screams rend the air, blood stains the ground, and the show goes on. Circus performers are being killed. The psychotic motorcycle stuntman, Suicide Sid is killing off other circus performers. One by one they are falling. By blade, hanging, arrow, and flame. It's unnerving. It's horrifying. And it won't stop until he is left with no other choice, but to take to the air and end it." - Samson Y Hiss (more...)

2Cellos Take Fans to the Movies with New Album 'Score', Out Now
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

2CELLOS, music's most electric and dynamic instrumental duo, go to the movies for their new Portrait/Sony Music Masterworks album Score, available now. (more...)

ERNEST SHACKLETON LOVES ME and INDECENT Top 2017 Off Broadway Alliance Awards; Winners Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

The Off Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing professionals, today announced the winners of the 7th Annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards, honoring commercial and not-for-profit Off Broadway productions that opened during the 2016-2017 season. (more...)

TACT Announces 7th Annual newTACTics Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

TACT concludes its 2016 - '17 season with its 7th annual newTACTics New Play Festival, a fresh collection of four unpredictable and engaging new works. The original plays at newTACTics always invite you to expect the unexpected, and this year's offerings are no exception. (more...)

Musical Royalty Both On And Off Stage at From Page To Stage Summer Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Aria Entertainment's From Page To Stage (FPTS) are delighted to announce their exciting musical concerts and the eleven new musicals selected to be showcased during their Summer Festival at The Other Palace. (more...)

Abingdon's First Musical THE BOY WHO DANCED ON AIR Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Abingdon Theatre Company presents its first musical with the New York premiere of THE BOY WHO DANCED ON AIR, with music by Tim Rosser and book and lyrics by Charlie Sohne, winners of 2015 Jonathan Larson and Mary Rodgers/Lorenz Hart awards. Directed by Abingdon Theatre Company Artistic Director Tony Speciale, THE BOY WHO DANCED ON AIR plays four weeks only, tonight, May 15, through June 11, at the June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36th Street). Opening night is Thursday, May 25 at 7PM. (more...)

MOMENTUM '17: City Theatre presents Festival of New Plays
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

City Theatre is excited to announce the plays and events included in Momentum '17: New Plays at Different Stages, the South Side theater company's annual festival of new play development. The annual festival will run from May 31 - June 4, 2017 and will include three public presentations of plays - plus one musical - at different stages in the development process, a closed reading of new work by a Young Playwrights Festival Alumnus, a Happy Hour/Artists Meet & Greet with Urbanist Pittsburgh, and an interactive opportunity to participate in conversation with local playwright Tami Dixon for an upcoming project. The readings and events are free and open to the public. Reservations are strongly encouraged to guarantee seating and can be made at CityTheatreCompany.org or by calling the box office at 412-431-CITY (2489). (more...)

BWW REVIEW : WEST SIDE STORY AT GRAHA BHAKTI BUDAYA, at Taman Ismail Marzuki
by Albertus Raynaldi - May 15, 2017

Under the roof of Jakarta Performing Arts Community (JPAC), Director Fonnyta Amran and the rest of her team from the production succeeded in bringing Jakarta theatre goers to Graha Bhakti Budaya, Taman Ismail Marzuki to see West Side Story from the 12th to 14th May 2017. This mammoth of JPAC's 8th production which was fully licensed by the MTI (Musical Theatre International) managed to swoop the audience off their feet and take them to America. (more...)

Emmy Winner Gordon Clapp to Lead Nora Theatre's THE MIDVALE HIGH SCHOOL FIFTIETH REUNION World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

The Nora Theatre Company will present the world premiere of Alan Brody's The Midvale High School Fiftieth Reunion from June 1 - July 2, 2017. The Midvale High School Fiftieth Reunion is directed by Lee Mikeska Gardner. The press performance is Monday, June 5 at 7:30PM. (more...)

Song, Dance and Comedy to Collide in JULIA AND CARL AT CARNEGIE HALL at Alexander Upstairs
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

JULIA AND CARL AT CARNEGIE HALL is a pastiche of 1960s television variety specials, particularly those performed live in supersized concert halls by Julie Andrews and Carol Burnett. (more...)

Photo Flash: John W. Engeman Theater Presents OKLAHOMA!
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

The John W. Engeman Theater's OKLAHOMA! is now open! Performances run now through Sunday, June 25, 2017. Take a look at the cast below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Cast of OKLAHOMA! at The John W. Engeman Theater Northport Take Opening Night Bows
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 14, 2017

The John W. Engeman Theater's OKLAHOMA! is now open! Performances run now through Sunday, June 25, 2017. Take a look at the cast taking their opening night bows below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Cast of OKLAHOMA! Celebrates Opening Night
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 14, 2017

The John W. Engeman Theater's OKLAHOMA! is now open! Performances run now through Sunday, June 25, 2017. Take a look at the cast celebrating opening night below! (more...)

Flynn Youth Theater Company Presents Summer 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2017

Tickets go on sale to Flynn Members on Tuesday, May 16 at 10 am and to the general public on Friday, May 19 at 10 am. (more...)

Light Of The Moon Publishing Releases New Gay G.W. Mullins Novel, 'Time After Time A Gay Paranormal Western Love Story'
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

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Firebird Youth Theater Presents ROMEO + JULIET
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Young director and founder of teen-run Firebird Youth Theater, Leo Lion, says that ROMEO + JULIET strives to poise the classic in a new light. (more...)

BWW Interview: Matthew Croke On Becoming The New West End Aladdin
by Marianka Swain - May 12, 2017

Following UK tours of West Side Story and Singin' in the Rain, plus several ensemble and understudying roles in shows like Wicked and Grease, Matthew Croke takes on his first West End lead when he becomes the new Aladdin on 5 June in the hit Disney production at Prince Edward Theatre. (more...)

Dreaming Ahead! ANGELS IN AMERICA Opera to Make New York Debut This June
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

In its 2016 - 2017 season, New York City Opera presented the New York staged premiere of Rachmaninoff's Aleko, the New York premiere of Tobin Stokes's Fallujah, 10 sold-out performances of Bernstein's Candide, the modern-day revival of Respighi's La Campana Sommersa, and the American premiere of Antonio Literes's Baroque rarity Los Elementos. This June, New York City Opera concludes the season with the eagerly anticipated New York premiere of Peter Eotvos's Angels in America, based on the play by Tony Kushner. (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: What Moment Changed Eva Noblezada's Life Forever? The MISS SAIGON Star Tells All!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 12, 2017

What's it like to be nominated for a Tony for your Broadway debut? Well, Eva Noblezada, who's nominated for Best Actress in a Musical for her performance in MISS SAIGON, is pinching herself to this day. Watch below, as she talks about how she still feels like she's dreaming and what moment changed her life forever!  (more...)

Ovalhouse Presents MY WORLD HAS EXPLODED A LITTLE BIT this Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

My World Has Exploded A Little Bit is an acclaimed new play telling a deeply personal story of love and loss by Ovalhouse's Associate Artist Bella Heesom and Olivier Award-winning director Donnacadh O'Briain. (more...)

Winners for Florida Festival of New Musicals Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

The Winter Park Playhouse launches it's new Florida Festival of New Musicals August 24 - 27 of this year, and has just confirmed the winning selections for 2017. (more...)

Selfconscious Productions Brings CANADA HUB to Edinburgh Fringe
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

The producers of Counting Sheep, the hit visceral political theatre piece that stormed Edinburgh Fringe in 2016, are back to present a vital and relevant season of theatre and contemporary performance from across Canada. The 70th Anniversary Edinburgh Fringe runs Aug 4 - 28, 2017. (more...)

Travel Through Time with CIRCUS FLORA 6/1-25
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

???????Summer vacation is almost here and that means another jaw-dropping array of internationally acclaimed entertainers await under Circus Flora's red and white Big Top in Grand Center!  Their newest production, Time Flies, will transport circus-goers through time June 1-25. Patrons will witness astonishing feats as graceful aerialists and powerful acrobats tell a Love Story that transcends time.  Passports for this adventure are available now at Metrotix.com. (more...)

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