Broadway's 'Amelie' with Phillipa Soo to close on May 21
UPI News Service, 05/05/2017
The musical, stage adaptation of the 2001 film "Amelie" is to play its final performance May 21, producers announced Thursday.
The Paris-set show will wrap after 27 preview and 56 regular performances at the Walter Kerr Theatre in Manhattan.
Directed by Pam MacKinnon, Amelie officially opened on April 3.
Its cast included Phillipa Soo, Adam Chanler-Berat, Emily Afton, David Andino, Audrey Bennett, Randy Blair, Heath Calvert, Alison Cimmet, Savvy Crawford, Trey Ellett, Manoel Felciano, Harriett D. Foy, Alyse Alan Louis, Maria-Christina Oliveras, Destinee Rea, Jacob Keith Watson, Paul Whitty and Tony Sheldon.
"It has been an honor and privilege to work with the brilliant, talented team of writers, actors and creatives who have brought Amelie to life for the past two years, from Berkeley Rep, to Center Theatre Group, to Broadway. We'd like to express our gratitude to all of them, as well as the audiences who have shared the experience with them and with us," the show's producers said in a statement.
The musical's original, Broadway cast recording is to be released June 9.
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