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Adam Garcia to star as Caractacus Potts in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at His Majesty’s Theatre Aberdeen

By David Porter

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Olivier-nominee Adam Garcia will star as Caractacus Potts in a new production of the most fantasmagorical musical of all time, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang when it comes to Aberdeen’s His Majesty’s Theatre from June 11-15, 2024.

Adam Garcia
Adam Garcia

Adam Garcia recently received rave reviews as Julian Marsh in Curve and Sadler’s Wells hit production of 42nd Street. His musical theatre credits include Tony Manero in Saturday Night Fever and Bill Calhoun in Kiss Me, Kate, for which he received Olivier Award nominations for both roles.

His other theatre credits include Fiyero in Wicked, The Artilleryman in The War of the Worlds and Damien Karras in The Exorcist.

His film credits include Kenneth Branagh’s Death on the Nile and Murder on the Orient Express, Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen, Coyote Ugly and Riding in Cars with Boys.

Adam recently appeared as a finalist in the UK series of The Masked Dancer, finishing in second place.

Chitty comes to Aberdeen
Chitty comes to Aberdeen

Aberdeen Performing Arts Director of Programming and Creative Projects, Ben Torrie, said: “Adam Garcia will bring a wealth of experience, bags of talent and a generous helping of star quality to this iconic role. It’s going to be an amazing show for HMT – don't miss it!”

Based on Ian Fleming’s timeless story for children and later made into the famous 1968 film, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang features the unforgettable songs by the Sherman Brothers including Toot Sweets, Hushabye Mountain, Truly Scrumptious and the Academy Award-nominated title song, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

Tickets are on sale now, available from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com, phone (01224) 641122 or visit the box office at His Majesty’s Theatre or the Music Hall.

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