New dance musical La Bamba! is hitting the road for a UK tour in 2023 – here’s all you need to know.
The brand new show will feature music from across the Latin genre from traditional folk songs to recent chart-topping hits.
Inspired by the unbelievable life and legacy of Rock ‘n’ Roll legend, Ritchie Valens, and featuring some of the most iconic songs of all time, La Bamba! is a jaw-dropping new musical that mixes Latin, R & B and timeless rock and pop to tell the ultimate feel-good story of a young girl with a big voice, big dreams, and an even bigger heart.
La Bamba! is directed by multi-award-winning American director Ray Roderick, with music by award-winning Alfonso Casado-Trigo, choreography by Graziano Di Prima, Erica Da Silva and associate choreography by Giada Lini.
La Bamba! 2023 tour dates and venues
Sorry, no more tour dates are currently scheduled for this show!
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Starring in the role of Ricardo will be Strictly Come Dancing winner Pasha Kovalev (Burn the Floor’s World Tour, Here Come the Boys) in his musical theatre debut.
Pasha Kovalev said: “I’m thrilled to be joining the cast of La Bamba!, an upcoming musical production! This highly anticipated musical will be showcased across numerous venues in the UK, including the prestigious West End in London. I am so exited to be performing the exquisite choreography crafted by Graziano and Erica and can’t wait to embark on this thrilling journey.”
The Wanted star Siva Kaneswaran will play the role of Mateo with rising star Inês Fernandez in the lead role of Sofia.
Completing the cast are Bethan Mitchell, Stefani Ariza, Julia Ruiz Fernandez, Nicolle Matheu, Gabriella Rose-Marchant, Alex Sturman, Tristan Ghostkeeper and Luke Jarvis