La Bamba! is an explosive new musical starring Strictly Come Dancing’s Pasha Kovalev, The Wanted’s Siva Kaneswaran and rising star Inês Fernandez in the lead role of Sofia. With breath-taking choreography from Strictly favourite and Italian Latin champion Graziano Di Prima, Erica Da Silva and associate choreography by Giada Lini.
A jaw-dropping new production La Bamba! combines Latin, R&B, and timeless rock and pop to tell the ultimate feel-good story of a young Latin American girl with a big voice, big dreams, and an even bigger heart.
How can one decision alter her story for ever?
Sofia, a 17-year-old from Los Angeles, has rhythm in her blood. From the moment her father handed her a guitar, her dream was to become a superstar. However, Sofia will discover that whilst talent can make you a star, it’s fate that can make you a legend. Inspired by her musical heroes and with the help of her family, Sofia will bring together a community that has never felt more divided.
La Bamba! is directed by multi-award-winning American director Ray Roderick and features music from across the Latin genre, from traditional folk songs to recent chart-topping hits, all arranged by award-winning maestro Alfonso Casado-Trigo.
A beautiful exploration of Latin culture and heritage, this is a fiery summer fiesta celebrating the power of music and how it can transform generations and bring people together.
Contains haze and flashing lights.
5 years old will not be admitted.
Now taking bookings for performances up until Sat 2nd September 2023.
Show times for each day are below.
Bus routes: (Aldwych) 1, 6, 11, 13, 23, 59, 68, 87, 91, 139, 168, 171, 172, 188, 243, RV1, X68
Night buses: (Aldwych) 6, 23, 139, 188, 243, N1, N11, N13, N26, N47, N68, N87, N89, N91, N155, N171, N343, N551
Nearest rail: King's Cross St Pancras
Tube lines: Central, Piccadilly
Nearest tube: Holborn
Directions from Holborn :
(5mins) Turn left on Kingsway and carry on 200 metres until Claire Market, where the theatre is on your left.
Car park: Drury Lane, Parker Street (8mins)
In congestion zone?: Yes
Infrared hearing loop
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Peacock Theatre, London
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