NEWS: Full Casting Announced for Zorro the Musical at Charing Cross Theatre

The production will begin performances at the Charing Cross Theatre from the 2nd April.

Aria Entertainment has announced the full cast for the upcoming newly reimagined musical production of Zorro the Musical which begins performances at Charing Cross Theatre next month. Directed by Christian Durham, the production is set to star: Ajjaz Awad, Pete Ashmore, Amy Bastani, Isobel Bates, Ben Boskovic, Matthew Bugg, Paige Fenlon, Alex Gibson-Giorgio, Maxwell Griffin, Matthew Heywood, Jessica Lim, Phoebe Panaretos, Jessica Pardoe, Marc Pickering, Benjamin Purkiss, Stylianos Thomadakis and Hannah Woodward. 

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.

Written by Stephen Clark and Helen Edmundson, the musical features music by the Gipsy Kings and John Cameron, with lyrics by Stephen Clark. It features some famous Gipsy King hits including “Bamboleo” and “Baila Me”.

The creative team behind this new production includes: 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.

Zorro the Musical will play at the Charing Cross Theatre from the 2nd April until the 28th May.

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