Margot, Dame, The Most Famous Ballerina In The World


Tuesday 7 May 2019


London Fringe - New writing - Shows

Casting is announced for Claudio Macor's new play, running as part of the King's Head Theatre's Playmill New Writing Festival on 17 and 18 July 2019.
Margot, Dame, The Most Famous Ballerina In The World at the King's Head Theatre

Image courtesy Lambco Productions


Casting has been announced for Margot, Dame, The Most Famous Ballerina In The World - a new play with dance by Claudio Macor.


The play runs for just two performances on 17 and 18 July 2019 as part of the King's Head Theatre's Playmill New Writing Festival.

Cast of Margot, Dame, The Most Famous Ballerina In The World

(From left) Abigail Moore, Fanos Xenofos, Louis Van Leer, Oliver Kaderbhai


Directed by Robert McWhir, designed by Richard Lambert and choreographed by Robbie O'Reilly, the cast includes ABIGAIL MOORE playing Margot, FANOS XENOFOS as her scoundrel of a husband Tito, LOUIS Van LEER as Margot's confidante and ballet dancer friend Alexandro, and playing the 2 roles of Carlos and Sir Ian Henderson is OLIVER KADERBHAI.


Synopsis


PANAMA 1956.


Embroiled in a failed coup to oust the President of Panama, Margot Fonteyn's husband, Roberto "Tito" Arias escapes Panama and returns to Peru.


Margot, however, was arrested and detained for 24 hours in a Panamanian jail.


Her protégé, Alexandro, liaises with the British Ambassador, who arranges her release with deportation to New York City.


Will she ever see Tito, the love of her life again?


Will he ever make her the First Lady of Panama?


Will she ever dance again?


Will "the Dance World" still love her?


The stakes are high.


The Press and the British Establishment in stunned disbelief watching the most famous ballerina in the world risk it all for love.


Cast


ABIGAIL MOORE - Margot

FANOS XENOFOS - Tito

LOUIS Van LEER - Alexandro

OLIVER KADERBHAI - Carlos and Sir Ian Henderson


Creatives


Author: Claudio Macor
Director: Robert McWhir
Designer: Richard Lambert
Choreography: Robbie O'Reilly
Production: Richard Lambert, LAMBCO Productions

Venue


King's Head Theatre
115 Upper Street
Islington
London
N1 1QN

Dates


From: Wednesday 17 July 2019

Closes: Thursday 18 July 2019

Tickets


Standard: £12


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Links


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