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The Chicago Premiere of


The Reviews are in! AMOUR is Highly Recommended! 

"Amour is a lovely night at the theater." - PerformInk

“Charming, perfectly sweet, entertaining and whimsical, [Amour] is pure Summer Magic.” - Chicago Theatre Review 

“Amour, playing at the Atheneaum, is a jewel box of a show. This lighthearted profoundly entertaining, without needing to be profound. It is just plain fun.” - Buzz News Chicago

The charming musical AMOUR opens September 3rd at the Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N Southport, Chicago. 

Adapted from the short story “Le Passe-Muraille” by beloved French author Marcel Aymé, AMOUR tells the story of Dusoleil, a shy clerk working in a dreary office in post-World War II Paris. One day he discovers he has the ability to walk through walls, and embraces a life of romance and adventure. 

With music by multiple Oscar and Grammy Award-winner Michel Legrand and adapted into English by Jeremy Sams from the French Libretto by Didier van Cauwelaert, AMOUR was nominated for multiple Tony awards when it played on Broadway in 2002.

AMOUR will feature Brian Fimoff as Dusoleil and Emily Goldberg as Isabelle with an ensemble including Scott GryderMatt McNabbMikaela SullivanTommy ThurstonKevin WebbMissy Wise and Greg Zawada

Directed by Ed Rutherford with Music Direction by Nick Sula and Choreography by Derek Van Barham

Show Dates and Times

September 2, 3 at 7:30pm and 4 at 2pm

September 8, 9, 10 at 7:30pm and 11 at 2pm

September 15, 16, 17 at 7:30pm and 18 at 2pm

September 20 at 7:30pm (special Tuesday performance) 

September 22-25 NO SHOWS due to Oktoberfest

September 29, 30, October 1 at 7:30 and October 2 at 2pm

October 6, 7, 8 at 7:30pm