Musical Monte Cristo

On 13th December 2000 started the original Czech musical
Monte Cristo.

Mercedes a Monte Cristo Authors of this musical are the eminent persons of czech and international art scene: Karel Svoboda (music), Richard Hes (choreography and script), Zdenek Borovec (lyrics), Teodor Pistek - Oscar award (costumes), Daniel Dvorak (scene), Jozef Bednarik (direction).
Main roles: Daniel Hulka (Edmond Dantes, Count Monte Cristo), Leona Machalkova (Mercedes), Karel Cernoch (abbe Faria), Jiri Korn (banker Danglars), Tomas Bartunek (general Morcerf), Iveta Bartosova (Haydee), Bohus Matus (Albert, son of Mercedes and Morcerf).
In others roles: Hana Krizkova, Josef Zima, Martin Posta, Karel Fiala, ...
Performance you can see in Congres Centre in Prague from 16th December 2000.
Musical was created by motif of romance of Alexander Dumas. Performace promises romantic spectacle with wonderful scene worthy of new milenium, including the sea.
The reports (in Czech):
Daniel Hůlka - Monte Cristo
Monte Cristo - the first performance Dec 16 2000
Valentine Monte Cristo - Feb 14 2001
Easter Monte Cristo - Apr 15 2001, the fanclub meeting
End of second season - Jun 15 2002
The last performance - Dec 21 2002
The links
Monte Cristo - overture (short music exhibit)
Monte Cristo - CD
Monte Cristo - the story
Monte Cristo - The oficial web of the musical

Text: J.M., Photo: MF Dnes.