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Love Story

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A new musical adaptation of the hugely-popular American romantic novel and 1970 film. Read More >

Love Story is Chichester Festival Theatre’s new musical adaptation of the hugely-popular American romantic novel and 1970 film.

Love Story tells the tale of two very different young people: Oliver Barrett IV went to Harvard and Jenny Cavilleri to Radcliffe. He was rich, she was poor. He was sporty, she played music. But they fell in love.

Swiftly after publication, Erich Segel’s debut novel was made into a film starring Ryan O’Neal and Ali MacGraw which became one of the best-loved romantic films of all time.

This new musical adaptation of Love Story has a score by composer Howard Goodall and a book by Stephen Clark, the writer of musicals Martin Guerre and Zorro.

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Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 27/11/2010

Opening Night: 06/12/2010

Closing Night: 26/02/2011

Running time: 1h30

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Cast & Creative


Emma Williams, Michael Xavier, Peter Polycarpou, Richard Cordery, Gary Milner, Paul Kemble, Lillie Flynn, Christopher Killick, Jamie Muscato, Rebecca Trehearn


Director - Rachel Kavanaugh

Producer - Adam Spiegel, Stephen Waley-Cohen, Michael Ball

Designer - Peter McKintosh

Author - Erich Segal

Lyrics By - Howard Goodall & Stephen Clark

Music By - Howard Goodall

About Duchess Theatre

3-5 Catherine Street, London WC2B 5LA

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