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Letchworth Arcadians is one of the premiere amateur operatic societies in the East of England.
12th August 2020


27th October to 1st November 2008

Music by Barry Manilow
Lyrics by Bruce Sussman and Jack Feldman
Book by Barry Manilow, Jack Feldman and Bruce Sussman
Orchestrations by Andy Rumble

Director: Carl Rutherford
Musical Director: Mike Payne
Choreographer: Lynsey Britton

We are proud to be presenting Barry Manilow's Copacabana. 

The show is based on one of his famous songs, 'Copacabana' which featured 'Lola', and where characters from the song are placed in a 1940's nightclub. 

We all enjoyed this show which is full of slick dance numbers and catchy songs. 

Cast list:

Tony/Stephen - Rob Malone
Lola/Samantha - Kim Dempster 
Sam - Brian Seal
Gladys - Sian Spencer 
Rico - Steve Wilks
Conchita - Francesca Meaby
Maitre D - Steve Gee-Finch
Copa and Tropicana backing singers - Steve Duncombe, Kate Sullivan and Lyndsey Davies
Willie - Jonathan McCarley

In the audition sequence:-  
Male singer - Peter Bailey
Voice-overs - Barry McKay
Piano players: 1 – Diana Davis, 2 – Margaret Dinmore, 3 - Yvonne Sibbald
Backing singers: Emily Charles, Sophie Gough and Kate Sullivan
Mr Brill - Stephen Chalkley
Skip - Mark Gee-Finch
Luis (Rico’s Goon) - Barry McKay
McManus - Stephen Chalkley
Carlos - Jamie Fletcher

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