Actor John Leguizamo is bringing his Broadway hit show, Ghetto Klown, to London for his UK stage debut. Leguizamo, who famously played Toulouse-Lautrec in Baz Luhrmann’s Moulin Rouge, has received critical acclaim for the autobiographical show, which opens 25 October at the Charing Cross Theatre.
In Ghetto Klown, Leguizamo takes audiences from his adolescent memories in Queens to the early days of his acting career during the outrageous Eighties avant-garde theatre scene, and onto the sets of major motion pictures and his roles opposite some of Hollywood’s biggest stars.
Directed by Fisher Stevens, the show earned Leguizamo a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Solo Performance, an Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Solo Performance, and a Drama League Award for Distinguished Performance.
Ghetto Klown runs at the Charing Cross Theatre from 25 October to 19 November. Tickets range from £15 – £29.50 and are available online or by calling the box office on 020 7907 7075