Considered by many to be the most charming musical ever written, She Loves Me is a warm romantic comedy with an endearing innocence and a touch of old-world elegance.
Amalia and Georg, shop clerks in a 1930s European perfumery, don’t see eye to eye. After they each respond to a “lonely hearts advertisement” in the newspaper, they now live for the love letters they exchange, although their admirers remain unknown. When Amalia and Georg discover the identity of their true loves, the twists and turns begin! This love story inspired the hit ‘90s romantic comedy movie “You’ve Got Mail.”
The original Broadway production was nominated for five Tony Awards in 1964, while the 1993 Broadway revival won the Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival, the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the 1994 Critics Circle Award for Best Musical.
PCT’s production stars Se Layne (Amalia Balash) and Ben Reece (Georg Nowak). Also in the cast are Neil Badham, Demetria Clemons, Jackson Enzler, Adam Hieter, Denise Rooney, Sheldon Safir, Eric Stein-Steele, Lisa Walters, Tom Warrick, Nick Wass and Sanai Wright. The show is directed by Derik Shopinski with set and lighting design by JW Layne and projections by Nick Edwards.
She Loves Me runs May 5-14. Show times are 7 p.m. on Thursdays, 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. on Sundays. Tickets are $38 for adults; $34 for seniors; $17 for students. Group discounts are available.
For tickets, sponsorship opportunities, or other information, call the PCT Box Office at 760-323-5123 or order online at palmcanyontheatre.org. Palm Canyon Theatre is located at 538 North Palm Canyon Drive, at the corner of Alejo Road and Palm Canyon Drive. Box Office hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. She Loves Me is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. mtishows.com.
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About Palm Canyon Theatre:
Palm Canyon Theatre is a nonprofit, 501(c)3 organization dedicated to the education of live stage production and the enrichment of the greater Palm Springs community and its visitors. The regional repertory theater company operates primarily with volunteers and produces about 13 Broadway musicals and classic plays each year, plus offers a children’s theatre camp and production. The theatre opened its doors in 1997 when Dr. William “Bill” Layne and his family renovated the historic Frances S. Stevens School located at the corner of Palm Canyon Drive and Alejo Road in Palm Springs, Calif.