Music Theater Works Announces ZORRO THE MUSICAL | 08/19/2022

Get ready for extraordinary aerial acrobatics, spectacular sword fighting and incredible magic in the theater as Music Theater Works tells the story of the legendary swordsman and defender of justice in ZORRO: THE MUSIC. Zorro has captured the imagination of millions for over a century, in books, movies, and television. He now takes the stage in an original and exciting musical. Don Diego de la Vega, a wealthy caballero, leads a double life as a masked hero entangled in adventure and romance, struggling to protect his people from tyranny and to win the love of the beautiful Luisa.

MMusical theatrical works is proud to presentthe regional premiere of ZORRO: THE MUSICAL at North Shore Center For The Performing Arts In Skokie (9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie, IL 60077) from August 11, 2022 to August 21, 2022 as the third production of the 2022 season.Music by gypsy kings and John CameronLyrics and book by Stephane ClarkBook before Helen EdmundsonRealized by Adrien Abel Azevedomusic conducted and conducted by Justin Kono with choreography by Laura Wild.The performance schedule includes a preview on Thursday, August 11 at 1 p.m. with press opening Friday August 12 at 8 p.m. The duration is 2h45, including 15 minutes intermission. The show schedule is Wednesdays at 1 p.m., Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are on sale now from $39 to $106, and tickets for guests 25 and under are half off at MusicTheaterWorks.com.

In association with Ensemble Español, this regional premiere is an unforgettable and action-packed experience, with dazzling choreography and a captivating flamenco-based score by international pop sensations Gipsy Kings!

The cast of Zorro: the musical understand Cisco Lopez (Diego); Laura Quinones (Louisa); Emmanuel Ramirez (Ramon); Alix Rhodes (Ines); J. Christian Hill (Garcia); Luis A. Galvez (Don Alejandro, Old Gypsy);Victor Lopez (together, U/S Garcia); Malachi Marrero (together, U/S Ramon); Jazmin Tamayo (together. U/S Luisa, Inez); Kaitlyn Pasquinelli (ensemble, dance captain); Henri Cartaya (together); Luis Del Valle (together); Trill Falotico (together); Jair Herrera (together); Bruce Holtman (together); Liora Lahav (together); Isabelle Ramirez (together); autumn thelander (together); Lina Bulovaite (flamenco dancer); Jocelyn Leving (flamenco dancer); Karla Tennies Koziura (flamenco dancer); Diego Salcedo (flamenco guitarist) and Ellie Prendes (To balance).

The Zorro: the musical the tape includes Justin Akira Kono (conductor/drums); Nina Saito (violin); Gregory Strauss (trumpet 1); Ryan Hobbs (trumpet 2);Linda Madonia (keyboard); Stephane Boyer (keyboard); Thomas J. Logan (guitar); Marcel Bonfim (low) and Tina Laughlin (percussion).

The Zorro: The Musical the creative team includes Adrien Abel Azevedo (director); Justin Alikra Kono (Music Director); Laura Wild (choreographer); Luis Beltran Urena (Spanish dance choreographer); Will Hughes (technical director); Jacqueline Penrod and Richard Penrod (set designers); Adriana Diaz (dressmaker); Andre Meyers (lighting designer); Eric Backus (sound designer); Alice Salazar (hairdresser and makeup artist); Sheryl Williams (intimacy director); Nick Sandys (fight choreographer); Aaron Shapiro (production director); Chelsea Lynn (master electrician, programmer); Justin Dougan-LeBlanc (costume assistant); Julie Fehler-Render (costume assistant); Karlika Clayborne (hair and make-up assistant, runner); Trill Falotico (intimacy captain); Sean Michael Mohler (manager); Sam Gonzales (assistant manager); Kristen Brinati (wardrobe team); Alexis Lotspeich (wardrobe team); Alon Stotter (projector operator); Linda Madonia (orchestral contractor) and Kyle A. Dougan (artistic director producer).

Health security procedure:

ALL GUESTS will be required to wear a face mask regardless of their vaccination status and

present their photo ID with proof of full COVID-19 vaccination with a

vaccine.

Please visit https://www.musictheaterworks.com/health-safety-procedures/ for more

information.

ABOUT MUSIC THEATER WORKS

Music Theater Works is a non-profit resident professional musical theater founded in

  1. Over its 40-year history, it has presented more than 150 productions and intimate

presentations. Music Theater Works is a professional theater company whose mission is

present works for the music scene including historical repertoire, revitalizing the Golden

Age of Broadway and Earlier Works, Celebrating the Great American Songbook and

featuring modern classics. The company uses collaborations between theatres, other arts disciplines, social service agencies, local businesses, educational institutions and

others to create the musical theater of the 21st century.

Audiences know that at Music Theater Works they will experience musical theatre, which

is often unavailable on the stages of commercial theaters and opera houses, in beautiful,

colorful modern productions with professional artists and a live orchestra.

Music Theater Works is proud to present the regional premiere of ZORRO: THE MUSICAL at the North Shore Center For The Performing Arts in Skokie (9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie, IL 60077) from August 11, 2022 through August 21, 2022 as the third production of the season 2022. Music by Gipsy Kings and John Cameron, lyrics by Stephen Clark, book by Stephen Clark and Helen Edmundson, directed by Adrian Abel Azevedo, music conducted and directed by Justin Kono with choreography by Laura Savage. The schedule of performances includes a preview on Thursday, August 11 at 1 p.m. with opening to the press on Friday, August 12 at 8 p.m. The duration is 2:45, including a 15-minute intermission. The show schedule is Wednesdays at 1 p.m., Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are on sale now from $39 to $106, and tickets for guests 25 and under are half off at MusicTheaterWorks.com.

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