Mario Lopez to Join A Chorus Line April 15
Mario Lopez will join the Broadway cast of A Chorus Line at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre from April 15-September 7. He will play the role of Zach.
Lopez is currently the host of Extra TV and MTV’s Randy Jackson Presents America’s Best Dance Crew. He 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.
Conceived and originally choreographed and directed by Michael Bennett, A Chorus Line 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. Musical direction and supervision is by Patrick Vaccariello.