There had been speculation of a spring 2016 Broadway opening.
Amélie is based on the Academy Award-winning 2001 French film of the same name, with a story that follows the whimsical and charming existence of its title character. The premiere staging starred "Les Misérables" film actress Samantha Barks in the lead role and officially opened Sept. 11. Read reviews here.
The cast also featured David Andino (Blind Beggar/Garden Gnome), Randy Blair (Hipoloto), Adam Chanler-Berat (Nino), Alison Cimmet (Amandine/Philomene), Savvy Crawford (Young Amélie), Carla Duren (Gina), John Hickok (Raphael/Bretodeaux), Alyse Alan Louis (Georgette), Maria-Christina Oliveras (Suzanne), Tony Sheldon (Dufayel/Collignon), Perry Sherman (Lucien), Paul Whitty (Joseph), Shannon O’Boyle (Swing) and Jacob Keith Watson (Swing).
The show featured scenic and costume design by David Zinn, lighting design by Jane Cox, sound design by Kai Harada, projection design by Peter Nigrini with music direction by Kimberly Grigsby and choreography by Sam Pinkleton. Orchestrations were by Bruce Coughlin.