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A Big and Distracted Amélie

By Patrick Hurley

There is a moment, less than a minute into the production of Amélie, a new musical playing now at the Ahmanson, where anyone who is familiar with the 2001 French film must abandon the expectation that all of the cinematic devices that made the film alive and vibrant will be translated into hyper-theatrical ones. 1,047 more words

Patrick Hurley

'Amélie, A New Musical' With 'Hamilton's Phillipa Soo, Sets L.A., Broadway Openings

Dates and theaters have been set for Amélie, A New Musical, with Hamilton star and Tony nominee Philipa Soo in the title role. Following its 2015 world premiere at the Berkeley Rep, the show will now begin a pre-Broadway run December 4 at Los Angeles’ Ahmanson Theatre, where it will run through January 15. 99 more words

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