See It First! Samantha Barks Charms in New Song from Amélie Teaser (Video)

News   See It First! Samantha Barks Charms in New Song from Amélie Teaser (Video)
 
Amélie, a new musical based on the film of the same name, is currently playing an extended world premiere at Berkeley Repertory Theatre. The show may be coming to Broadway in spring 2016, although no official announcement has been made.

Watch a video of Samantha Barks (Amélie) and Adam Chanler-Berat's (Nino) performances below:

 

Amélie officially opened Sept. 11 and will play an extended run through Oct. 11. Read reviews here.

Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?) directs the musical that has a book by Craig Lucas (An American in Paris, Prelude to a Kiss, The Light in the Piazza) and features music by Daniel Messé with lyrics by Nathan Tysen (The Burnt Part Boys, Tuck Everlasting) and Messé. 

Samantha Barks on the Fantasy World of Amélie and Her Knack for Meddling in People's Love Lives

Here's how Berkeley Rep bills the new musical: "Embark on a mesmerizing journey with inquisitive and charmingly shy Amélie as she turns the streets of Montmartre into a world of her own imagining, while secretly orchestrating moments of joy for those around her."

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