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Adam Cooper in Zorro
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Author:  Cassandra [ Mon Feb 11, 2008 5:43 am ]
Post subject:  Adam Cooper in Zorro

There's a fulll page advertisement in today's G2 section of the Guardian for a new musical called 'Zorro' on a UK tour 'prior to the West End'. The star is former RB dancer Adam Cooper and the choreography by someone called Raphael Amargo, the music is credited to The Gipsy Kings.

Eastbourne 4-8th March
Woking 12-15th March
Southampton 19-22th March
Glasgow 25-29th March
Manchester 1-5th April
Milton Keynes 8-12th April

Author:  Cassandra [ Wed Feb 27, 2008 5:38 am ]
Post subject:  Zorro in Eastbourne

More details about the production from The Eastbourne Herald. Zorro premieres in Eastbourne next week.

Author:  CarolinaM [ Wed Feb 27, 2008 9:57 am ]
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Rafael Amargo, yes, the Spanish flamenco dancer.

I didn't remember but he said this in an interview in Spain in summer last year:

Lleva casi dos décadas bailando y ahora tiene en escena Tiempo muerto, que se prorroga hasta el 1 de septiembre en el teatro Alcalá, en Madrid. Saliendo de allí se va a Los Ángeles y después a Londres, donde va a montar El Zorro. Además del flamenco, ha explorado otros campos de la danza, como bailarín y como coreógrafo. Hay quienes le han llamado un artista ecléctico.

Complete interview in Spanish here

Author:  Cassandra [ Mon Mar 03, 2008 9:01 am ]
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A double page spread in today's Times informs us that Isabel Allende no less, is the producer of this new musical. Here is some of what Ms Allende has to say on the character of Zorro:

What I love about Zorro is that he is playful and arrogant enough to love danger for the heck of it. He is more than willing to risk his life to help - but always in a lighthearted way. He is not violent. He doesn't want to kill his enemies but to humiliate them. He is athletic, histrionic, eternally young, a good dancer and always in love. He is the ideal Latin hero, seldom found in real life but always present in women's hearts. He is not tragic; he is a combination of Robin Hood and Peter Pan, plus the craving for justice of Che. He is fun. I want to come back as Zorro!

Full article below: ... 461745.ece

Author:  Cassandra [ Tue Mar 18, 2008 3:53 am ]
Post subject:  Zorro Premiere

The world premiere of Zorro in Eastbourne seems to have impressed the local critic: ...

Author:  Cassandra [ Tue Jun 10, 2008 8:26 am ]
Post subject:  Zorro to move to the West End

Zorro opens with previews at the Garrick Theatre on 30th of this month.

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