The Tricicle company returns from this Wednesday until July 31 with a renewed version of the musical
The musical comedy is a “song to life when one is closer to death”
The show for all audiences is especially aimed at the elderly
tricycle returns to Madrid with his new version of the musical ‘Forever Young’, a “song to life when one is close to death”. A renewed interpretation that arrives this Wednesday at Cofidis Alcazar Theater and which premiered at the Gran Vía Theater eleven years ago.
The members of the Tricicle company, Carles Sans, Joan Gracia and Paco Mir have presented this Tuesday at a press conference the functions of the work, planned until next July 31 and with novelties in dramaturgy“the weak point” of the 2011 proposal, as explained on Tuesday.
The Madrid public will be able to enjoy the six old centenarians protagonists, who spend an evening on the stage of a theater converted into a haven for artists, recalling their hits of yesteryear in the company of a nurse bent on martyring them.
show and music
Accompanied live by a piano and other instruments, the interpreters will revive the public special moments with musical hits like ‘I Love Rock ‘n Roll’from Joan Jett and the Blackhearts; ‘Forever Young’of Alphaville; ‘I will survive’by Gloria Gaynor, and ‘Satisfaction’by The Rolling Stones, among others, reached a dozen versions, in addition to medleys.
“There’s one thing going on in production this year, the public singsshyly, but 700 shy people make the sound be powerful“, Mir has pointed out about what has happened in the functions in Barcelona. Something that wait for it to repeat in Madrid. Also, he has highlighted that this version is “better and completely different”.
In addition to the change in the dramaturgy, the new musical stands out for the work of the performers who, although they represent very old people, have opted for young actors given the vocal and physical demands of making up to eight shows a week and that in addition, they have prepared the role making sure “not to fall into parody”.
Marc Pujol, Lucía Torres, Irene Jódar, Rai Borrell, Llorenç González, Marc García Rami and Mercè Martínez are the interpreters of this new versionin which, in addition, García Rami takes over from Manuel Villalta as musical director.
Tricicle: “The older ones leave enthusiastic”
Is musical comedy led by Tricicle wants to re-spread a vital message: “Life is two days, let’s not waste itAnd it is that, as Sans highlighted in the presentation, it is a “song to life when one is closer to death”.
As detailed, ‘Forever Young’ is a show for all audiences, but with which older people can feel very represented. The functions in Barcelona were attended by users of residences who left “excited”.
Tricicle defends the revival of the musical, one of those proposals that can be resorted to “from time to time” because they always like, as Mir has assured. Also, Sans has indicated that it is a show perfect for summer because that’s when people “are more playful than ever and get away with a smile from ear to ear“.
In the 2011 version, the company toured Spain, France, Argentina, Mexico and Peru with about 500 functions. That’s why Tricycle does not close doors to a tour with this replacement and in fact they have already managed to sell this new adaptation to countries like Argentina and Peru so that they can be represented by other companies.