Cast Set For Chicago Run of FUERZA BRUTA: LOOK UP, Begins 5/21

By: May. 10, 2010
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Broadway In Chicago, along with the producers of FUERZA BRUTA: LOOK UP are thrilled to announce full casting for the Chicago premiere of the international hit. Ten seasoned performers from the New York and Buenos Aires casts of FUERZA BRUTA: LOOK UP (from the creators of De La Guarda), will assemble in Chicago beginning May 21 for the non-stop collision of dynamic music, visceral emotion and kinetic aerial imagery that resembles nothing less than a fantastic mash-up between aerial theater and a late-night dance party. Individual tickets for this international sensation are on sale now!

FUERZA BRUTA: LOOK UP begins May 21, 2010 at the Auditorium Theatre Of Roosevelt University (50 E. Congress). The historic landmark theatre will have its stage and lobby transformed into an alternate universe, filled with flying performers, pumping beats, engaging dream sequences and a multidimensional swimming pool above the heads of the audience who stands on stage in the middle of the action.

"We are thrilled to be offering the audiences in Chicago a renowned cast for the premiere of this special production," says Fernando Moya, Chairman, Ozono Producciones, the Argentine producers of Fuerza Bruta. "The Combined decades of experience this cast has, both De La Guarda and FUERZA BRUTA: LOOK UP, will amaze Chicagoans attending this one of a kind performance."

The Chicago Company of FUERZA BRUTA: LOOK UP includes renowned performer Martin Buzzo and recent New York City cast members John Hartzell, Tamara Levinson and Jeslyn Kelly. Marcelo Curotti, Gabriela Gomez, Nazarena Mon, Lucia Peñalva Eugenia Schilling and Debora Torres round out this experienced cast.

FUERZA BRUTA: LOOK UP's touring companies are set to open in Mexico and Chicago in Spring, 2010. The Buenos Aires Company opened in March and is sold out until the end of May. Since inception, FUERZA BRUTA: LOOK UP has played major cities worldwide including New York, Miami, San Juan, Buenos Aires, Lisbon, London, Cordoba, Bogota, Edinburgh, Berlin, Mexico, Miami, Caracas and Sao Paulo to high critical acclaim. FUERZA BRUTA: LOOK UP has a permanent company in New York that is currently playing OFF BROADWAY in their third blockbuster year. FUERZA BRUTA: LOOK UP recently wrapped in Taipei where it celebrated a hugely successful Asian debut breaking the record for the most performances of a single show in Taiwanese history.

FUERZA BRUTA: LOOK UP was founded by some of the creators of the international sensation De La Guarda, including Diqui James (De La Guarda Artistic Director & Co-founder/Co-creator); Gaby Kerpel (De La Guarda Composer/Musical Director); Agustina James (De La Guarda General Producer), Alejandro Garcia (De La Guarda Technical Director) and Fabio Daquila (De La Guarda Production Supervisor).

Celebrity followers of James' De La Guarda included Leonardo DiCaprio, Justin Timberlake, Madonna, Cameron Diaz, Sting, Britney Spears, Harrison Ford, Tyra Banks, Robert DeNiro, Catherine Zeta Jones, Sandra Bullock, Lucy Liu, Demi Moore and Drew Barrymore among others. Celebrities who have visited FUERZA BRUTA include Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, Jessica Alba, Fergie, Beyonce, Rachel McAdams, Jude Law, John Legend, Tyra Banks, Shakira, Alexis Bledel, Amber Tamblyn, Kelly Rowland, Michelle Williams and Serena Williams.

FUERZA BRUTA: LOOK UP is presented in Chicago by Broadway In Chicago, S2BN Entertainment and Ozono Produccciones.

Individual tickets to FUERZA BRUTA: LOOK UP are $50 - $80 and are on sale now at all Broadway In Chicago Box Offices (24 W. Randolph St., 151 W. Randolph St. and 18 W. Monroe St.); the Auditorium Theatre at Roosevelt University Box Office (50 E. Congress); the Broadway In Chicago Ticket Line at (800) 775-2000; all Ticketmaster retail locations (including Hot Tix and select Carson Pirie Scott, Coconuts and fye stores); and online at www.BroadwayInChicago.com. Groups of 15 or more should call (312) 977-1710.

FUERZA BRUTA: LOOK UP is part of the 2010/2011 Broadway In Chicago Season Series.

Performances of FUERZA BRUTA: LOOK UP are as follows:

Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m.
Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m.
Thursdays at 7:30 p.m.
Fridays at 7:30 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.
Saturdays at7:30 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.
Sundays at 3:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

*please note performance schedule may change slightly based on the individual week

For more information, please visit www.fuerzabruta.net or www.BroadwayInChicago.com



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