Tuner marks Michael Ball's producing debut
LONDON — The Chichester Festival Theater tuner version of “Love Story,” Erich Segal’s 1970s bestseller, is to transfer to the West End.The chamber-sized show, at the 476-seat Duchess Theater, marks the producing debut of singer/actor Michael Ball alongside Adam Spiegel and Stephen Waley-Cohen. It features music by screen composer Howard Goodall, book by Stephen Clark (“Martin Guerre,” “Zorro”) and lyrics by Clark and Goodall. The production, first seen in a limited engagement at Chichester’s studio theater earlier this year, previews from Nov. 27 ahead of a Dec. 6 opening. Helmed by Rachel Kavanaugh it is designed by Peter McKintosh.