MEET THE CHARACTERS – Lovers, Heroes, the Good, the Evil and the Innocent
Played by Gaby Gnazzo
MELODY’S security obsessed mother in her late 30's. Member of the Lesseps socialite family whose first failed attempt in building the canal in the late 1890's resulted in a scandal that left her fending for herself on the streets of Panama at 16 years old. EDDIE MACHETE hired her, made her a star and feels LACY betrayed him by falling in love, getting pregnant and marrying Jacob DE LUNA.
Played by Randy Dominguez
Known as EDDIE MACHETE, because he wears one – a machete – on his waist like a modern day pirate. 48 year-old Columbian performer and owner of La Dama Pintada Cabaret Casino. He enjoys the perks of having a police captain as a cousin. A hedonistic, volatile snake of a man-but not without his charms.
Played by Alexandra Córdoba
LACY’S eldest daughter, a 17 year-old songwriter born and raised in the Panama Canal Zone - has dreams of singing to the whole world on the new invention called RADIO with her first true love, a Panamanian musician TITO. They have shared the same music teacher for years. Her blond hair sets her apart in a Panamanian crowd.
Played by Julio Alejandro Barsallo
A rakishly handsome, high energy 20 year-old Panamanian musician with a crooners voice, dancer's body and disarming smile. He is madly in love with MELODY.
Played by Yael Danon
Youngest daughter. A sharp, 13 year-old spitfire who is excited about the suffragette women's liberation movement. She idolizes her sister MELODY
Played by Emely Myles
Yavida works at La Dama Pintada Cabaret Casino as a singer and make-up stylist. She moonlights as a Santeria Priestess telling fortunes in the market.
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Panamá: The Musical – CAST
Alexandra Córdoba - Melody
Gaby Gnazzo - Mama
Yael Danon - Harmony
Julio Barsallo - Tito
Juan Caballero - Radio Cassanova
Randy Dominguez - Eddie Machete
Leonte Bordanea - Detective Lorenzo Victoriano
Emely Mules - Yavida
Henry Twohy - RCA Bossman
Rachel de Karen Gurardia - Swing roles