Aspects of LOVE | Book Musical

  • About the Show

    Aspects of Love is a musical in two acts, with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Don Black and Charles Hart, based on the novel by David Garnett.
    The show tells the story of passion, love, life and loss across three generations of a family and their artistic companions, against a background of 1940′s France and Italy. “Love Changes Everything” was a huge hit for Michael Ball, who starred in the original production in London and on Broadway. It was first produced at the Prince of Wales Theatre in London on 17th April 1989, where it ran for 1,325 performances before finally closing on 20th June 1992.

    Casting Information

    Principals

    • 2 Women
    • 1 Teenage Girl
    • 2 Men

    Featured

    • 3 Women
    • 2 Men

    Ensemble

    • Singing-Dancing Ensemble with numerous small roles

    Characters

    • Alex Dillingham – a young Englishman
    • Rose Vibert – a struggling actress
    • Marcel Richard – an actor-manager
    • Crooner (off-stage)
    • George Dillingham – Alex’s uncle
    • Giulietta Trapani – an Italian sculptress
    • Jerome – George’s gardener
    • First Fairground Barker
    • Second Fairground Barker
    • Elizabeth – George’s housekeeper
    • A Hotelier
    • A Hotel Cashier
    • A Doctor
    • A Pharmacist
    • A Gondolier
    • A Registrar
    • An Assistant Registrar
    • Hugo – Rose’s lover
    • Jenny Dillingham – daughter of George and Rose
    • Ensemble (suggested minimum 8 men 6 women)

    Production Material

    2 PIANO VERSION- Now available with optional Percussion part

    • Piano 1
    • Piano 2

    Percussion:

    • Timpani
    • Tuned Percussion
    • Orchestral Percussion
    • Drum Kit

    12 PIECE VERSION 

    • Woodwind I (Clarinet, Flute, Alto Flute, Piccolo)
    • Woodwind II (Oboe, Cor Anglais)
    • Woodwind III (Bb Clarinet, Bb Bass Clarinet, Flute)
    • Keyboard I
    • Keyboard II
    • Keyboard III
    • Violin I – can be as few as one, or as many as you like
    • Violin II – can be as few as one, or as many as you like
    • Viola
    • Cello
    • Double Bass
    Percussion:
    • Timpani
    • Roto-toms,
    • Gong (Small, Large)
    • Tam-tam (Small, Large)
    • Orchestra Bells (Glockenspiel)
    • Xylophone
    • Bass Drum
    • Suspended Cymbals (Small, Medium, Large)
    • Snare Drum
    • Tambourine
    • Castanets
    • Maracas
    • Whip
    • Triangle (Small, Large)
    • Bell Tree

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