ENCHANTED APRIL
JEFFREY RICHARDS    RICHARD GROSS/ELLEN BERMAN/LES GOLDMAN    RAYMOND J. & PEARL BERMAN GREENWALD
IRVING WELZER    TONJA WALKER DAVIDSON    LIBBY ADLER MAGES/MARI GLICK STUART     HOWARD R. BERLIN
JERRY FRANKEL    TERRY SCHNUCK    FREDERIC B. VOGEL    DORI BERSTEIN/BARRIE & JIM LOEKS/DRAMATIC FORCES
                            	       present

                         ENCHANTED APRIL
                        by MATTHEW BARBER
              from the novel by ELIZABETH VON ARNIM

                             starring

        JANE ADAMS     ELIZABETH ASHLEY     JAYNE ATKINSON
    PATRICIA CONOLLY     MICHAEL CUMPSTY     DAGMARA DOMINCZYK
                DANIEL GERROLL     MICHAEL HAYDEN

                    Directed by MICHAEL WILSON
                   Scenic Design: TONY STRAIGES
                  Costume Design: JESS GOLDSTEIN
                    Lighting Design: RUI RITA
               Original Music & Sound: JOHN GROMADA
              Production Manager:   PETER FULBRIGHT
                  General Manager: LAURA HELLER
          Production Stage Manager: KATHERINE LEE BOYER
                Press Representative: IRENE GANDY

                         Belasco Theatre
     111 West 44th Street (between Broadway & Sixth Avenues)
               (212) 239-6200 or www.telecharge.com


It's difficult not to use the word "enchanted" when talking about
Matthew Barber's ENCHANTED APRIL.  The entire production
is wrapped in mystical, magical transformations that captivate you
from beginning to end.  Even the set design by Tony Straiges gets a
round of applause as drab and dreary London in Act I is
revolutionized into a sunny garden on the Italian coast in Act II. 
Spurred on by the prophetic, outspoken and slightly ditzy Lotty
Wilton (Jayne Atkinson), three unlikely cohorts - Jane Adams as
the wistfully timid Rose Arnott, Dagmara Dominczyk as the lovely
yet lonely Lady Caroline Bramble, and Elizabeth Ashley as the
marvelously droll Mrs. Graves - rent a villa in Italy for the month of
April.  Throw into this mismatched group a few spouses (Michael
Cumpsty, Daniel Gerroll), the villa's owner (Michael Hayden) and
its spunky servant (the hilarious Patricia Conolly who doesn't speak
a word of English), and the possibilities are limitless.  Romances
abruptly end and begin, marriages are reconciled, a grumpy old lady
becomes a matchmaker, and the villa continues to weave its spell. 
ENCHANTED APRIL is a delightful evening of theatre that will
both amuse and enthuse.
          
                      - Laurie Lawson -

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