Mario Lopez and cast of A Chorus Line
(© Tristan Fuge)
Mario Lopez and cast of A Chorus Line
(© Tristan Fuge)
Mario Lopez will join the Broadway cast of A Chorus Line as Zach on Tuesday, April 15, and stay with the show until September 7. Lopez met the press today in an open rehearsal with the show's cast.

Lopez is well known for his breakout role as high school jock A. C. Slater on the hit NBC comedy series Saved by the Bell, and appeared on ABC's hit reality series Dancing with the Stars.

The show' s cast features Nick Adams (Larry), Tommy Berklund (Greg), Natalie Cortez (Diana), Charlotte d'Amboise (Cassie), Dena Digiacinto (Bebe), Jessica Lee Goldyn (Val), Deidre Goodwin (Sheila), Bryan Knowlton (Paul), James T. Lane (Richie), Melissa Lone (Maggie), J. Elaine Marcos (Connie), Paul McGill (Mark), Heather Parcells (Judy), Jason Patrick Sands (Don), Jeffrey Schecter (Mike), Will Taylor (Bobby), Katherine Tokarz (Kristine), and Kevin Worley (Al), as well as Todd Anderson, Michelle Aravena, Mike Cannon, E. Clayton Cornelious, Joey Dudding, Jenifer Foote, Lyndy Franklin, Nadine Isenegger, Jessica Lea Patty, Grant Turner, and Deone Zanotto.

Conceived and originally choreographed and directed by Michael Bennett, the show has a book by James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dante, music by Marvin Hamlisch, and lyrics by Edward Kleban. The revival was directed by Bob Avian, the show's original co-choreographer, and Baayork Lee has restaged the original choreography. The production has scenery by Robin Wagner, costumes by Theoni V. Aldredge, lighting by Tharon Musser (adapted by Natasha Katz), and sound by Acme Sound Partners.