Spanish performer Joan Vázquez packs his bags and flies in for his London debut at The Crazy Coqs to celebrate music theatre genius Stephen Sondheim with ‘Something’s Coming – a Sondheim tribute’, as part of Live at Zédel’s new season, on Saturday 15th October 2016 (7.00pm).
Accompanied by himself on piano, Joan makes his renditions of legendary songs such as “Losing My Mind”, “Finishing the Hat”, “Send in the Clowns” or “Being Alive” while delivering Mr. Sondheim’s witty quotes on the state of the art, love and life.
Joan will also be accompanied by some special West End guests to be announced.
Joan has recently presented ‘Something’s Coming – a Sondheim tribute’ in different venues in Barcelona and Madrid receiving rave reviews. Joan has just released his debut solo album with the songs of the show.
Regarding his London debut, Joan Vázquez said: “I am delighted to be given the chance to bring this tribute to the London audiences in the new Zédel season. Sondheim is my favourite composer since I played Frank in Merrily We Roll Along in Barcelona and this admiration has grown through these past years -especially after all the productions of Sondheim shows I’ve seen in London-. I am a huge fan of the West End sphere so I feel both an incredible thrill and a tremendous responsibility to be doing my London debut with this show. I hope you enjoy Sondheim’s art as much as I do.”
Stephen Sondheim is an Academy-Award, Tony and Pulitzer winner for Company, Sweeney Todd, A Little Night Music, Follies, Sunday in the Park with George, Merrily We Roll Along, Passion and Into the Woods.
Joan Vázquez’s credits include Claude in Hair, Frank in Merrily We Roll Along, Sky in Mamma Mia! and Lockwood in The History Boys, in the recent Barcelona and Madrid productions. Other credits include Abdullah in the world première of Bagdad Café directed by Percy Adlon; My Fair Lady; and the first Spanish production of Rent, directed by Abby Epstein and Michael Greif.
Joan has regularly worked with repertory companies in Barcelona such as Gataro, The Zombie Company, La Barni or El Musical Més Petit, in revues, cabaret and fringe productions such as Flor de Nit, Le Llaman Copla and Off-Broadway. His writing credits include Se Fue En Un Barco (The Ship That Got Away), a play about Spanish post-war refugees.
“Marry Me A Little” – Joan Vázquez @ Nuevo Teatro Alcalá
Joan Vázquez ‘Something’s Coming – A Sondheim Tribute’
Conceived and performed by Joan Vázquez
Saturday, 15th October 2016, 7.00pm
Live at Zédel
The Crazy Coqs
20 Sherwood Street, London W1
Book tickets at https://www.brasseriezedel.com/crazy-coqs