Tanguera, The Argentine Musical
Written and produced by Diego Romay, Tanguera reaches dazzling heights. The musical is inspired by the music composed by the great Mariano Mores in 1955. The talented Mora Godoy and María Nieves are outstanding in this story that takes place in the early 20th century, in which Giselle, in love with Lorenzo, is led to prostitution by Gaudencio, aided by his sidekick Gimpy, and the Madam.
Eladia Blázquez’s score provides the perfect scenario for the musical, jointly written by Dolores Espeja and directed by Omar Pacheco.
The musical, with choreography by Mora Godoy; lighting, Ariel Del Mastro; scenery and art direction, Valeria Ambrosio; wardrobe, Cecilia Monti; musical arrangements, Lisandro Adrober and musical direction, Gerardo Gardelín, has received a number awards, including the 2002 Clarin for Best Musical, and five awards from the Association of Theater Critics (ACE). It has been performed in Argentina, Spain, China, where it was voted the best musical of the year, and Mexico, Chile, Germany, Russia, France and Switzerland.
- Parental rating
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- 88 min
- Original language
- In theaters
- Category / Genre
- Omar Pacheco
- Dolores Espeja, Diego Romay
- Eladia Blázquez
- Musical director
- Gerardo Gardelin
- Marianella Massarotti, Leticia fallacara, Junior Cervila, María Nieves, Esteban Domenichini
- Théâtre du Châtelet - Paris - France
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