REVIEW: Love Story, Union Theatre ✭✭✭

Love Story musical Union Theatre

Victoria Sierra as Jenny Cavilleri and David Albury as Oliver Barratt IV, as the young student couple share the warmth and passion of youth, determined to make their place in the world, despite family misgivings. There is real chemistry in their performances, allowing the audience to buy into their relationship.

Love Story at The Union Theatre

Love Story musical Union Theatre

Inspired by Erich Segal’s best-selling novel and subsequent film of the same name, Love Story is a heart breaking ‘chamber musical’ that is the second piece to be featured in the Union Theatre ‘s Howard Goodall Season. Book and lyrics for Love Story are by Stephen Clark. Harvard Law student Oliver Barrett IV and music student Jennifer Cavilleri share a chemistry they cannot deny – and a love they cannot ignore. Despite their opposite backgrounds, the young couple put their hearts on the line for each other. When they marry, Oliver’s wealthy father threatens to disown him. Jenny tries to reconcile the Barrett men, but to no avail. Oliver and Jenny continue to build their life together. Relying only on each other, they believe love can fix anything. But fate has other plans. Soon, what began as a brutally honest friendship becomes the love story of their lives. Few people … Read more

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