Thursday, February 6

Full casting announced for Zorro concert at Cadogan Hall.

The hit musical Zorro ran in the West End  for nine months at the Garrick Theatre over ten years ago. It is now due to be staged as a special concert at Cadogan Hall for one night on 23rd  February 2020, starting at 6.30pm
 
Ricardo Afonso (Jesus Christ Superstar) will star as Zorro and Diego, with Lesli Margherita (reprising  her Olivier Award-winning role of Inez) and  Emma Williams (Half A Sixpence) reprising  her role of Luisa. Joining them will be  Jesus Christ Superstar alumni Robert Tripolino and Zubin Varla playing Ramon and Don Alejandro respectively. Also appearing will be Catalina Amaral, Daniel Amity, Charlotte Clitherow, Richard James-King, Danny Lane, James Leeman, Lauren Lockley, Matthew McDonald, Mia Michaud, Grace Mouat, Rebecca Ridout, Justine Saville, Margarida Silva, Joe Thompson-Oubari, Richard Upton and Enrico Volpi.

Zubin Varla most recently starred in Ghost Quartet at Boulevard Theatre and Equus at Theatre Royal Stratford East. In 2019, Zubin was nominated for an Olivier Award for Fun Home at the Young Vic in the Best Actor in a Musical category. His other theatre work includes Measure for Measure and The Changeling (Young Vic), Dara, The Enchantment, Attempts on Her Life, The Life of Galileo and Cyrano de Bergerac (National Theatre), War Horse (National Theatre/New London Theatre), Two Gentlemen of Verona, Midnight's Children, The Tempest, Roberto Zucco, Bartholomew Fair, Faust, The Painter of Dishonour and Romeo & Juliet (RSC) and Jesus Christ Superstar and Beautiful Thing (West End). His TV work includes series regulars in Our Girl (BBC One), Holby City (BBC One) and Little Dorrit (BBC One).

Robert Tripolino most recently starred in High Fidelity at the Turbine Theatre and played Jesus in Regents Park Open Air Theatre's production of Jesus Christ Superstar at The Barbican, to great critical acclaim. Prior to this Robert played Sal in the revival of Rags at Hope Mill Theatre, his first role in a musical in the UK. In his native Australia, Robert appeared in West Side Story (State Theatre, Arts Centre Melbourne), La Cage Aux Folles (The Playhouse, Arts Centre Melbourne), The Addams Family (Capitol Theatre, Sydney) and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne).

The concert is staged by Fabian Aloise (choreographer of  Evita at Regent's Park), with  musical direction by Freddie Tapner, and a band featuring the London Musical Theatre Orchestra. The evening will also feature projection design by George Reeve. The musical's book and lyrics are by Stephen Clark with  additional compositions, orchestrations and arrangements by John Cameron.

Get tickets for Zorro in concert at Cadogan Hall




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