Zorro (London) London Reviews and Tickets

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Great singing, Great staging, Entertaining, Funny, Absorbing

About the Show

The Gipsy Kings and John Cameron's musical adaptation of the story of the infamous masked crusader.

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21 Reviews | 0 Followers
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Great staging, Funny, Quirky, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if You want a no bells and whistles show that will entertain you - the show is creative for the small space it's in

Don't see it if You don't like whimsical and want a strong storyline.

12 Reviews | 0 Followers
86
Great singing, Entertaining

See it if We saw it years ago ,but had forgotten the story, a bit different with a central stage. Good fun evening

Don't see it if You would have to be really miserable to not enjoy this show

11 Reviews | 0 Followers
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Great choreography, Great staging, Slow, Cliched

See it if Love the gipsy kings' music, flamenco dancing and the Zorro franchise

Don't see it if If you want a fast-paced and musical with tension

7 Reviews | 0 Followers
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Absorbing, Must see, Romantic, Great singing, Clever

See it if Very underspend. Didn't no about it and only booked at last minute. Very uplifting and powerful production and inspiraling

Don't see it if If your used to more upper-class things

Critic Reviews (5)

The London Evening Standard
April 13th, 2022

A young cast of actor-musician-flamenco dancers clatter enthusiastically through a tale that’s jokily slapdash one minute, breast-beatingly po-faced the next. They bring more polish to the show than it deserves. There are more Hispanic clichés than you can shake a castanet at.
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The Stage (UK)
April 13th, 2022

Durham’s production is a celebration of storytelling and he has gathered a diverse and multi-talented cast to pull it together. Benjamin Purkiss has the presence and stamina to master the title role. His Diego is a quick-witted clown, but in hero mode as Zorro, Purkiss oozes charisma.
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The Arts Desk
April 16th, 2022

Okay, it's not Les Mis for all the parallels, but there’s plenty of scope for fun and a bit of exotic otherness – and, it must be said, wobbly Spanish accents. Some of it works, some of it doesn’t, which, if you’re going for a runtime of well over two and a half hours, is hardly unexpected.
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The Guardian (UK)
April 13th, 2022

The whiff of hamminess is never absent from the Zorro films and here both script and performances are endearingly alive to a sense of the ridiculous...The problem is that, aside from swaggering masculinity, the characters of the duelling antagonists feel more flimsily set up than the plywood facades of a spaghetti western.
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What's On Stage (UK)
April 14th, 2022

And yet, despite some dramatic shortcomings, this stage version of Zorro delivers entirely what is expected of it: epic romance, stimulating swordplay and an almost unsettlingly heavy dose of onstage fire, all while musicians among the cast punctuate it with European musical flair – I doubt audiences will be leaving the Charing Cross Theatre dissatisfied after watching this masked musical.
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