The newly re-imagined version of Zorro The Musical by Stephen Clark and Helen Edmundson will play at the theatre from the 12th March.
The musical features famous Gipsy King hits including “Bamboleo” and “Baila Me” and other music written along with John Cameron and lyrics by Stephen Clark. The revival of the musical had played for two previews before being shut by the pandemic in March 2020.
Set in the sizzling heat of 1805’s California, a pueblo is under attack from its autocratic leader. When the danger is at its greatest, a masked crusader appears from nowhere and saves lives. Who is he? Will he be their champion?
The famous red-hot tale of the masked hero, El Zorro, fighting for justice and freedom is told in an immersive, thrilling and headily sensual new production.
This production is directed by Christian Durham with choreography by Cressida Carré, set and costume design by Rosa Maggiora, musical direction and and orchestrations by Nick Barstow, sound design by Andrew Johnson, lighting design by Matthew Haskins and fight direction by Renny Krupinski with flamenco specialist Maria Vega and accent coach Nina Zendejas. The casting director is Jane Deitch and the general manager is Chris Matanlé.
Zorro the Musical is being produced by Katy Lipson for Aria Entertainment and John Gertz in association with Zorro USA, LLC, with Bonnie Comley and Stewart F Lane.
Casting has yet to be announced.
Zorro the Musical will play at the Charing Cross Theatre from the 12th March until the 8th May.