The Tony-nominated actress will star in the controversial musical adaptation of the 2001 film, which made its world premiere with 'Les Miserables' actress Samantha Barks.
Phillipa Soo may be leaving Hamilton next month, but she's already set up her Broadway return.
The Tony-nominated actress will star in the long-gestating musical adaptation of Amelie, producer Aaron Harnick announced Friday (June 17). The production will jump to a Broadway theater to be announced after a limited engagement at CTG’s Ahmanson Theatre from December 4, 2016, through January 15, 2017. Full casting, Broadway theater and dates will be announced at a later date.
The adaptation of the five-time Oscar-nominated 2001 French film -- which follows an innocent young waitress coming of age in a whimsical version of modern-day Paris -- is directed by Pam MacKinnon (a 2013 Tony winner for Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?) and features a book by Craig Lucas (An American in Paris), music by Dan Messe of the Brooklyn neo-folk indie ensemble Hem, and lyrics by Messe and Nathan Tysen (Tuck Everlasting).