Keith Ramsay in Amour
Keith Ramsay joins the cast of Amour at Charing Cross Theatre from 2nd May - 20th July 2019.
Paris, 1950 - a shy, unassuming civil servant, Dusoleil, lives alone and works diligently in a dreary office. To pass the time, he writes letters to his mother and daydreams about the beautiful Isabelle, who is kept locked away by her controlling husband. When Dusoleil miraculously gains the ability to walk through walls, he not only begins to lead a double life, stealing from the rich and giving to the poor to right the wrongs of his war-impoverished Parisian neighbours, but also gains the self-confidence to woo Isabelle and, just for a while, live the life he has always longed for.
AMOUR, a musical fantasy about daring to dream and the power of self belief, has music by multi award-winning Michel Legrand with English lyrics by Jeremy Sams (from the original French by Didier Van Cauwelaert). Adapted from the 1943 short story Le Passe-Muraille by Marcel Aymé, AMOUR opened on Broadway in 2002 and was nominated for five Tony Awards, including Best Musical.
★★★★★ "Hannah Chissick's lovingly and lovely low-key production is full of warmth and wit... I was walking through air as I left the theatre" Mark Shenton - londontheatre.co.uk
★★★★★ "Its fabulous tale, its luscious music, its clever lyrics all delivered with such understated verve, is exactly what's needed. Literally delightful." - Gary Naylor - Broadway World UK
★★★★ "It's got no shortage of cinematic dazzle and it never misses a beat" - James FitzGerald - WhatsOnStage
★★★★ "This production of Amour is an enchanting love letter to anyone who has ever dared to dream." Greg Stewart - Theatre Weekly