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Zorba

Zorba

Musical




Overview


Synopsis

The story follows Zorba as he talks his way into traveling with Nikos, a young American who has inherited an abandoned mine on Crete. Eventually, Zorba falls in love with a French woman, Hortense. Meanwhile Nikos falls in love with The Widow. Tragedy ensues when Zorba loses all of his money to a belly dancer. Further, a mentally unstable man, Pavli, commits suicide after witnessing Nikos and the Widow together. Then, a member of Pavli's family murders The Widow.


Characters

Male

Lead

Tenor

Male

Lead

Baritone

Female

Lead

Mezzo-Soprano



Show Information

Book:
Music:
Lyrics:
Category
Musical
Number of Acts:
2 Acts
First Produced:
1968
Genres
Romance
Cast Size
large
Casting Notes:
Mostly male cast
Includes young adult, adult, mature adult characters

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