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Twenty year old French auto mechanic Guy Fouchier has fallen in love with 17-year-old Genevieve Emery, an employee in her widowed mother's chic umbrella shop. On the evening before Guy is to leave for a two-year tour of combat in Algeria, he and Genevieve vow to remain lovers. After discovering she is carrying Guy The Umbrellas of Cherbourg website
.Performers Joanna Riding (Madame Emery), Meow Meow (Lola), Carly Bawden (Genevieve), Gareth Charlton (Sailor), Andrew Durand (Guy), Cynthia Erivo (Madelaine), Dominic Marsh (Cassard), Aki Omoshaybi (Sailor), Laura Brydon (Ensemble), Matt Wilman (Ensemble).
Music Michael Legrand (based on the film by Jacques Demy). Producer Daniel Sparrow. Producer Mike Walsh Productions. Producer Curve Leicester (in association with City Lights Productions). Company Kneehigh Theatre. Adapted by Emma Rice. Translation Sheldon Harnick (lyrics). Director Emma Rice. Design Lez Brotherston. Lighting Malcolm Rippeth. Sound Simon Baker. Music Nigel Lilley (musical supervision).
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