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20 October - 21 October 2017

Manhattan Parisienne


Robert Mackintosh in association with The Other Palace are delighted to present the ‘Work in Progress’ production of Alain Boublil’s Manhattan Parisienne. The show will have public sharings in The Studio between Tuesday 10 and Saturday 21 October 2017.

Manhattan Parisienne – a New York story of differences and attraction, of two struggling artists and an unlikely meeting of minds. She is a French actress/singer. He is a Manhattan musician who has a history with Paris. Connected by music, they embark on a surreal journey through New York.

Manhattan Parisienne features excerpts of songs from the classic French and American songbooks by songwriters including Jacques Brel, George and Ira Gershwin, Michel Legrand, Cole Porter and Charles Aznavour. The play, by Alain Boublil, made its debut at 59E59 theatres, New York and Marie Zamora (Eve) is to reprise the role here.

Alain Boublil is probably best known for his work as a lyricist on the musicals Les Misérables, Miss Saigon and Martin Guerre with Claude-Michel Schönberg and Marguerite with Michel Legrand. He co-wrote the screenplay and co-produced the movie soundtrack of the Golden Globe-winning Les Misérables (Academy-Award nomination, best song). As an author his credits include the plays The Diary of Adam and Eve and Manhattan Parisienne as well as the prize-winning novel, Les Dessous de Soi.

Times & Prices

Performance Times

Wednesday 11th October, 8pm

Thursday 12th October, 8pm

Friday 13th October, 8pm

Saturday 14th October, 3pm and 8pm

Monday 16th October, 8pm

Tuesday 17th October 8pm

Wednesday 18th October, 8pm

Thursday 19th October, 3pm and 8pm

Friday 20th October, 8pm

Saturday 21st October, 3pm and 8pm.

Important Show Information

The show will take place as a semi-staged workshop with limited lighting and sound effects. There is no set and a suggestion of props and costumes. The show runs at approximately 1 hour 40 minutes straight through.

Seating is un-reserved in the Studio. We recommend you arrive early to choose your seats. If you are purchasing standing tickets you will not be permitted entry to the studio until 5 minutes before the show opens.
All tickets will have a seat apart from the standing tickets. When purchasing Studio Standard and Studio Gallery seats, please note that you may have to share a table with other patrons who are not from your party.

Ticket Prices
All tickets £20


Noa Bodner as ‘Adam’s Mom/Waitress’

Richard Emerson as ‘Teddy/Agent’

Douglas Hansell as ‘Paul/Gareth’

James Lailey as ‘Busker’

Orlando Seale as ‘Gerard’

Gabriel Vick as ‘Adam’

Marie Zamora as ‘Eve’

Creative Team
Written by Alain Boublil
Directed by Bruce Guthrie
Musical Direction and Orchestration by Barney Ashworth
Choreography by Cameron Carver
Casting by Will Burton CDG