Copacabana archiveNew York City, showbiz capital of the world. Lola Lamar, small-town girl with big dreams of stardom trails from one steamy nightclub to another looking for her big break. Enter budding song writer, Tony Star, with dreams of his own. Smitten by the lovely Lola, he arranges an audition at the Copacabana and launches her career as a Copa girl. But the path of true love never did run smoothly and the Lola is whisked away by the villainous Rico to perform in his club, the Tropicana, in Havana. Aided by the sensational Cuban star Conchita Alvarez, Tony stages a dramatic rescue... Steamy, sexy, dazzling and daring, enter the world of the Copacabana and its pulsating rhythms where music and passion are always in fashion!


Gemma Craven (Conchita Alvarez), Nik Stoter (Stephen/Tony Forte), Louise Freeman (Samantha/Lola La Mar), Christopher Howard (Sam), Aly McInnes (Gladys), Mark Faith (Rico), Craig Ryder (Willy), Alex Toohey (McManus/Maitre D), Matt Stewart (Luis), Martyn Andrews (Mr Brill), Frances Lunn (Ensemble), Julia Maiden (Ensemble), Zoe Louise Carter (Copa Girl/Dance Captain), Laura Woods (Copa Girl), Dani McCallum (Copa Girl), Fiona McIlroy (Copa Girl), Libby Newton (Copa Girl), Paula Knapman (Copa Girl), Lynsey Caroline Hatfield (Copa Girl), Michael Laidler (Copa Boy/Assistant Dance Captain), Justin Barley (Copa Boy), Dario Mazzoli (Copa Boy), Nathan James (Copa Boy), Damien Grimas (Copa Boy), Luke Goodwin (Copa Boy), Gary Skillicorn (Copa Boy)


Music(s): Barry Manilow, Ewan Anderson (musical supervisor)
Lyrics(s): Bruce Sussman, Jack Feldman
Book by(s): Barry Manilow, Bruce Sussman, Jack Feldman
Producer(s): Clean Channel Entertainment, AWP
Director: Anthony Williams
Lighting: Mark Tempest
Design: David Walton
CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020, restrictions were lifted on 19th July 2021. Please note that iUKTDb archive listings between March 2020 and July 2021 may not be accurate as we did not receive details of all rescheduled and cancelled shows.


Copacabana (Musical) production archive for QTIX code T1717319727. Details of all Copacabana archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1468

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