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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.

 

Show Licence Agreement

ASPECTS OF LOVE is licensed to adult amateur groups subject to the terms and conditions listed in the respective licences below. When you apply for a licence you will be asked to confirm that you have read and agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.

If you are an adult amateur group please click here

 

 

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Cast Requirements

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)


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Orchestra

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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Set Requirements

ASPECT OF LOVE takes place in France and Italy between 1947 and 1964. A unit set is suggested to achieve fluidity and various locations.
Specific Locations

  • The Garden at Pau
  • A Small Theatre in Montpellier
  • A Café in Montpellier
  • The Railway Station
  • In a Train Compartment
  • The House as Pau
  • The Terrace at Pau
  • Outside the Bedroom
  • Up in the Pyrenees
  • Outside the House at Pau
  • The Railroad Station
  • A Fairground in Paris
  • George’s Flat in Paris
  • Guilietta’s Studio in Venice
  • A Café in Venice
  • A Registry Office
  • A Military Camp in Malaya
  • A Grand Theatre in Paris
  • Rose’s Dressing Room
  • The Countryside around the House
  • Inside the House at Pau
  • A Circus in Paris
  • Jenny’s Bedroom in Paris
  • The Vineyards at Pau

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