As Amélie the musical’s creative team prepared for a UK premiere at the Watermill Theatre, they knew the quirky show needed a transformation from the Broadway version. Enter director Michael Fentiman. Today, Mike sits down with host Sally Fuller to share how he collaborated with the writers to refocus the musical, eventually leading to an Olivier Award-nominated run with a Grammy Award-nominated cast album to boot. Check out production photos and videos on TheBroadwayGinger.com.
Episode Mentions: Watermill Theatre, Criterion Theatre, West End, Six the musical, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, Les Miserables, The Other Palace Theatre, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Sean Patrick Flahaven, Olivier Awards, Concord Theatricals, Audrey Brisson, Grammy Awards, Kanye West, Taylor Swift, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Samantha Barks, Phillipa Soo, Craig Lucas, Daniel Messe, Nathan Tysen, Sioned Saunders, Anton Chekhov, Caolan McCarthy, A Chorus Line, Wicked, 42nd Street, The Phantom of the Opera, John Doyle, Patti LuPone, Sweeney Todd, Once, Queen’s Theatre, Matthew James Hinchliffe, Barnaby Race, Johnson Willis, The Lion King, Once, Come from Away, Girl From the North Country, Hamilton, Piaf, Zaz, Yann Tiersen--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thebwayginger/support
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