Previews: March 5, 2011
Opened: March 22, 2011
Venue: Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1D 6AR, London, EN
Twenty year old French auto mechanic Guy Fouchier has fallen in love with 17-year-old Geneviève Emery, an employee in her widowed mother's chic umbrella shop. On the evening before Guy is to leave for a two-year tour of combat in Algeria, he and Geneviève vow to remain lovers. After discovering she is carrying Guy’s child she must choose between waiting for his return or accepting an offer of marriage from a wealthy diamond merchant.
Photos by Andrew Ku