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THE COPLA MUSICAL ORIGINAL TEXT
BY ALEJANDRO POSTIGO

Directed by: Enrique Muñoz
Set: Roberta Vaz
Costumes: Claudia Rossetti
Lightning design: Pablo Baz

The Copla Musical tells the compelling story of drag artist La Gitana who escaped Franco’s dictatorship in Spain to become a variety show star in America in 1940.The story of la Gitana mirrors in a contemporary setting the lifeof a narrator from 21st Century London, who is infatuated by La Gitana’s Spanish Copla songs that reveal her life. The Copla Musical is an original piece inspired by traditional Spanish Copla (folk) songs. Copla was an actual genre of music repressed by Franco’s dictatorship and ultimately lost into history… until you see this story unfold.

ROYAL CENTRAL SCHOOL OF SPEECH AND DRAMA, UK, LONDON

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