Musical

A Chorus Line

One of Broadway’s greatest musicals, directed by Baayork Lee and Antonio Banderas

06 to 16 February 2020

Antonio Banderas and the Soho CaixaBank Theatre present A Chorus Line, Broadway’s acclaimed musical premiered in 1975 and running for 15 years in a row, winning nine Tony Awards and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

Centred on seventeen Broadway dancers auditioning for spots on a chorus line, A Chorus Line introduced a new perspective by drawing on the real-life experiences of the members of the original cast. The production coming to the Arriaga Theatre, directed and choreographed by Baayork Lee and co-directed by Antonio Banderas, is a remake of the original musical. 

A chorus line features 26 performers on stage, a world-class cast led by the actor Pablo Puyol, who plays the part of Zach (a role performed by Antonio Banderas in Malaga). And, of course, a great musical has to have a great live orchestra, composed of 15 musicians under the musical direction of Arturo Díez Boscovich.


The team


A production by Antonio Banderas, Teatro del Soho CaixaBank and John Breglio

Idea, direction and original choreography: Michael Bennett

Book: James Kirkwood Jr., Nicholas Dante

Music: Marvin Hamlisch

Lyrics: Edward Kleban

Co-choreographer: Bob Avian

Remake with original direction and choreography: Baayork Lee

Co-director: Antonio Banderas

Performes: Pablo Puyol, Angie Alcázar, Kristina Alonso, Miguel Ángel Belotto, Albert Bolea, Lucía Castro, Anna Coll, Fran Del Pino, Daniel Délyon, Alberto Escobar, Roberto Facchin, Pol Galcerà, Daniel Garod, Diana Girbau, Cassandra Hlong, Juan José Marco, Fernando Mariano, Enric Marimon, Graciela Monterde, Fran Moreno, Beatriz Mur, Marcela Nava, Ivo Pareja-Obregón, Lucrecia Petraglia, Estibalitz Ruiz, Zuhaitz San Buenaventura, Aida Sánchez, Lorena Santiago, Sarah Schielke.

Conductor: Arturo Díez Boscovich

Piano: Borja Barrigüete

Keyboard I: Pau Baiges

Keyboard II: Adrià Aguilera

Saxo / Flute/ clarinet: Carlos Ligero, Tete Leal, Carlos Parrado

Trumpets: Jesús Martínez, Patxi Urchegui, Chema Muñoz

Trombones: Valentín García, Pablo Espinosa

Guitar: Ignacio Ruíz

Bass/Double bass: Carlos Sánchez

Drummer: Jorge Cid

Book translator: Ignacio García May

Lyrics translator: Roser Batalla

Set design: Robin Wagner

Costume design: Theoni V. Aldrege

Original lighting design: Tharon Musser

Adapted lighting design: Carlos Torrijos

Sound: Francisco Manuel Rubio López

Musical supervisor: Joey Chancey

Musical arrangements: Jonathan Tunick, Bill Byers, Hershy Kay

Associate director: Luis Villabon

Associate choreographer: Matthew Couvillon

Production manager, casting director: Marc Montserrat-Drukker

Assistant producer: Sol Blasi

Technical director: Francisco Grande

 

Passes

6, 7, 9, 11, 12  &13- 7:30 pm.
8 & 15 - 5:30 & 9:00 pm.
14 - 9:00 pm.
16 - 7:00 pm.

Prices

from €16,50 to €59 /discounts

Friends of the Arriaga:
February 6, 7, 8 (5.30pm) and 11, 25% off
February 8 (9pm), 9, 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16, 15% off

Groups, youths, 65+ seniors, unemployed, large families, persons with at least 33% degree of disability:
February 6, 7, 8 (5.30pm) and 11, 20% off;
February 8 (9pm), 9, 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16, 15% off

Disabled persons in a wheelchair: 50% off (proscenium box with one companion)

Duration

2 hours 15 minutes /without intermision

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