May 2008: Marguerite Opens In London

Claude-Michel and Alain just bfore the Marguerite Premiere

Marguerite opened on May 20 at the Theatre Royal Haymarket to an enthusiastic response from an audience who clearly appreciated at last having a brand new, gutsy musical with a compelling storyline, beautiful and heartbreaking melodies, a spectacular set and outstanding performances.


Herbert Kretzmer




The critical response was, on the whole, very good with some excellent reviews, particularly from the Daily Mail and the Sunday Telegraph and a few mixed reviews. Interviews with the creative team, a brief story synopsis and review extracts can be found in Show Updates    A short film clip of Marguerite can be found in Shows – Marguerite


The after show party at the Mint Leaf. Claue-Michel, Jonathan Kent, Ruthie Henhall, Michel Legrand and Alain