The world renowned quick-change artist Arturo Brachetti comes to the Garrick theatre. Read More >
The world renowned quick-change artist Arturo Brachetti presents Arturo Brachetti – Change, the world premiere of his new show written and directed by Sean Foley.
Arturo Brachetti brings over 100 characters to the stage in this unique new show. From James Bond to the Queen via Johnny Rotten, he transforms between characters in the blink of an eye using the time-honoured art of quick change. Arturo’s own distinct brands of humour combines with eye-popping illusions in a show that tells the story of a famed entertainer whose memories of his illustrious career come to life.
In his new show, Arturo Brachetti – Change, Brachetti tells the story of a legendary artiste of the Golden Age of cabaret, an unparalleled theatre magician, who, after a career that has taken him to some of the greatest theatres in the world, will finally take his place on the West End stage.
Arturo Brachetti has played to audiences all over the world as an actor, comedian and illusionist on television and film as well as in the theatre. In 1999 he created his signature show A Man With A Thousand Faces which won the Molière Award in Paris and Quebec’s Olivier Award. He was also nominated for a Laurence Olivier Award in 1983 for his show Y at the Piccadilly theatre.
Sean Foley is an actor, writer and director. A double Laurence Olivier Award-winner, he co-wrote and starred in The Play What I Wrote at Wyndham’s theatre and Do You Come Here Often? at the Vaudeville theatre. He also received a Tony Award nomination in 2003 for The Play What I Wrote and Laurence Olivier Award nominations in 2002 for Best Actor in The Play What I Wrote and in 2006 for Best Entertainment for Ducktastic! at the Albery theatre.
For more about Arturo Brachetti – Change at the Garrick theatre, read the First Night Feature.