Trevor Nunn directs the first major London revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Don Black and Charles Hart's Aspects of Love at the Menier Chocolate Factory, previewing from 07 July, with press night on 15 July and running until 26 September. Designs are by David Farley with choreography by Lynne Page, lighting by Paul Pyant, musical supervision by Caroline Humphris, orchestrations by David Cullen and sound by Gareth Owen. Trevor Nunn previously directed the world premiere of Aspects of Love and returns to the piece to direct this new intimate version.
The full cast is Michael Arden (Alex Dillingham), Katherine Kingsley (Rose Vibert), Dave Willetts (George), Rosalie Craig (Giulietta), Martyn Ellis (Marcel) and Rebecca Brewer (Jenny), along with Jill Armour, Louisa Lydell, Ian McLarnon, Chris Mellon, David Roberts, Savannah Stevenson, Dominic Tighe and Rebecca Trehearn.
Based on David Garnett's novel of the same name, Aspects of Love tells the story of passion, love and loss across three generations of a family and their companions set against the background of 1940's France and Italy. Alex Dillingham, a young student travelling through France, falls in love with the alluring actress Rose Vibert. As the pair embark on a passionate affair, the unexpected arrival of Alex's uncle changes their lives forever. A love story spanning twenty years binding six people and three generations as they come to appreciate that love changes everything.
Performances are Tuesday - Saturday at 8pm; Saturday and Sunday at 3.30pm. Tickets for preview performances 07 - 14 July are £29.50 - all seats, £37 for Meal Deals. From 15 July, seats are £32 - all seats, £27.50 - concessions + groups (8+) and £39.50 - Meal Deals. Meal Deals include a theatre ticket and a two-course meal in the Menier Restaurant prior to the show.
For more information, call Box Office 0207 907 7060 or visit www.menierchocolatefactory.com
Photo Credit: Catherine Ashmore
Rebecca Brewer & Dave Willetts
Michael Arden & Dave Willetts
Rosalie Craig & Martyn Ellis
David Roberts, Jill Armour, Ian McLarnon, Dominic Tighe & Rebecca Brewer