Madrid will be home to the WORLD PREMIERE of

“Becoming Audrey”

A fun and elegant musical with a moving score and a fast-paced script that takes us into the heart of Broadway.

A fun and elegant musical with a moving score and a fast-paced script that takes us into the heart of Broadway.

SINCE 1953

SINCE 1953 co-produces with Sean Hepburn Ferrer, Audrey Hepburn’s eldest son, the musical that evokes the legend of his mother, a unique and unforgettable woman.

SINCE 1953 co-produces with Sean Hepburn Ferrer, Audrey Hepburn’s eldest son, the musical that evokes the legend of his mother, a unique and unforgettable woman.

¡THE MUSICAL THAT AUDREY HEPBURN DESERVES!

¡THE MUSICAL THAT AUDREY HEPBURN DESERVES!

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT “BECOMING AUDREY”

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT “BECOMING AUDREY”

Sean Hepburn Ferrer

The eldest son of Audrey Hepburn and Mel Ferrer is also the co-producer of the musical apart from caring for and preserving his mother’s legacy.

José Ignacio
Salmerón

The renowned Spanish comedian and screenwriter is
the author of the musical’s libretto.

Fernando
Velázquez

Becoming Audrey’s music and lyrics’ composer.

The TEAM of

“Becoming Audrey”

The best creators of the musical theater industry in Spain,
join forces to launch this unique project.

We have a great

PRODUCTION TEAM

“Becoming Audrey”

Sean Hepburn Ferrer

Co-producer

Alonso Solís

Executive Producer

Jorge Escribano

Production Manager

Cristian Molina

Associate Producer

Lola Arsuaga

Production Assistant

Gonzalo Gº Lafuente

Technical Director

Fernando Daubler

Production Stage Manager

Raúl Suarez

Technical Director

Ignacio Carrasco

General Contractor

Javier Caro

Technical Coordinator

“Is there any woman in the world who wouldn't want to be Audrey Hepburn?”

“Is there any woman in the world who wouldn't want to be Audrey Hepburn?”

Hubert de Givenchy

Audrey Hepburn, iconic film actress, famous for her elegance and talent.
She won an Oscar for «Roman Holiday» in addition to starring in more than twenty films, including the legendary «Breakfast at Tiffany’s.»
Audrey dedicated her final years to humanitarian work as a UNICEF ambassador, leaving a legacy full of grace and generosity.

Juan Luis Iborra

Director

Winner of a Goya award, screenwriter and director of the series ‘Aquí no hay quien viva’. He has directed the acclaimed musical the Choirboys, winning two Talía Awards, three Broadway World Awards and two Musical Theater Awards including the award for best musical director.

Fernando Velázquez

Composer Music and Lyrics

Fernando has composed more than sixty film soundtracks, including four of the six highest grossing films in the history of Spanish cinema: ‘The Impossible’, ‘The Orphanage’, A monster calls and the highest grossing, ‘Eight Basque surnames’. Goya and Grammy award winner.

Henry Mancini

Composer Moon River & My Love

Considered one of the greatest in the history of cinema, winner of four Oscars, a Golden Globe and twenty Grammys, he is the author of the music for ‘The Pink Panther’. For ‘Becoming Audrey’ we have a magical gift from the Mancini family: an unpublished song by the mythical composer: My Love

Xavier San Martín

Lyrics adaptation to Spanish

One of the members of the world renouned pop group ‘La oreja de Van Gogh’s’ and composer of most of its greatest hits, he combines his work with composition for other first level artists. He has joined the musical project and his lyrics for our songs shine with their own light.

José Ignacio Salmerón

Author of the Libretto

Screenwriter, actor, comedian and producer of numerous theatrical hits. He has worked for the main television channels and on the big four radio networks. After seven consecutive years of success with ‘Hasta aquí hemos ‘llegao’ ‘, he now leads the ‘Becoming Audrey’ team.

Gabriela Salaverri

Costume Designer

Gabriela has become a reference in costume design for theater, opera and musicals. She is responsible for great opera productions: ‘Hamlet’, ‘La Traviata’ and ‘The Barber of Seville’, and the best musicals: ‘Mamma Mia’, ‘The Sound of Music’ and ‘My Fair Lady’, among others.

Toni Espinosa

Choreographer

Toni Espinosa, a reference in the world of entertainment, joins as choreographer.

Winner of two Musical Theater Awards and two Broadway World Awards, and responsible for the choreography of successful musicals such as ‘Billy Elliot’, ‘Grease’, and ‘Matilda’.

David Pizarro

Set Design

Graduated in set design at RESAD, and with a master’s degree in thematic entertainment design, he has designed, with great success and numerous awards, the set design for musicals, theater, television or for thematic sets at Universal Studios Orlando, Port Aventura World, Puy du Fou or MyCotoo.

David has been working on the musical `The Lion King` for several years. He has recently designed the sets for several musicals, including ‘33 the musical’, ‘We will rock you’, and ‘Los Chicos del Coro’. and He has won a Broadway World award for best scenography.

Juanjo Llorens

Lighting Design

Throughout his thirty year luminous career, he has designed more than two hundred theatrical productions (Theater, Zarzuela, Opera and Circus). In addition, he has light more than twenty great musicals, among which: ‘The Choirboys’, ‘Grease’ and ‘Cabaret’.

Javier Isequilla

Sound design

With more than 25 years of experience he has designed the sound for: ‘The Producers’, ‘Los Chicos del Coro’, ‘A Chorus Line’, ‘We Will Rock You’, ‘Chicago’ and ‘Hoy no me puedo levantar’.

He has been awarded the Broadway World (TWO times) or the Gran Vía Musical award.

Álvaro Luna

Video Scene Design

He has been working since 1999 in different fields of audiovisual creation such as cinema, documentary and video art. He was a pioneer of the video scene, the inclusion of video and visual projection in opera, theater, music and dance shows.

Aitor Antruejo

Musical Director

Musician, arranger and music producer for artists like Nacho Cano, Rozalén, Ella Baila Sola or Maná.

As a musician, Aitor has worked on several musicals such as ‘Cruz de Navajas’, ‘Mecano Experience’ and ‘Malinche’ by Nacho Cano.

Rober del Campo

Props, set dressing and set design assistance

Specialist in theatrical props and props for more than 18 years. He has participated in more than fifteen musicals: ‘The Lion King’, ‘The Choir Boys’, ‘Today I Can’t Get Up’, ‘Mamma Mia’, ‘Sister Act’, ‘Anastasia’, etc. He also held the position of Artistic Supervisor at the Puy du Fou park – Spain.

Biography

Meet Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn (born Audrey Kathleen Ruston; 4 May 1929 – 20 January 1993) was a British actress and humanitarian. Recognized as both a film and fashion icon, she was ranked by the American Film Institute as the third-greatest female screen legend from the Golden Age of Hollywood, and was inducted into the International Best Dressed List Hall of Fame.

Born in Ixelles, Brussels, Hepburn spent parts of her childhood in Belgium, England, and the Second World War in the Netherlands. She studied ballet with Sonia Gaskell in Amsterdam starting in 1945 and with Marie Rambert in London in 1948. She began performing as a chorus girl in West End musical theater productions and had minor appearances in several British films. Hepburn starred in the 1951 Broadway play Gigi after being spotted on the film set of  ‘Monte Carlo Baby’ in the South of France by the French novelist Colette, on whose work the play was based.

She rose to stardom in the romantic comedy Roman Holiday (1953) alongside Gregory Peck, for which she was the first actress to win an Oscar, a Golden Globe Award, and a BAFTA Award for a single performance. That same year, Hepburn won a Tony Award for Best Lead Actress in a Play for her performance in Ondine. She went on to star in a number of successful films such as Sabrina (1954),  with Humphrey Bogart and William Holden; Funny Face (1957) a musical with Fred Astaire in which she sang her own songs; the drama The Nun’s Story (1959); the romantic comedy Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961); the thriller-romance Charade (1963), opposite Cary Grant; and the musical My Fair Lady (1964). In 1967, she starred in the thriller Wait Until Dark, receiving Academy Award, Golden Globe, and BAFTA nominations. She then retired to raise her children only occasionally appearing in films. 

She won three BAFTA Awards for Best British Actress in a Leading Role. In recognition of her film career, she received BAFTA’s Lifetime Achievement Award, the Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award, the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award, the Special Tony Award. She remains one   of only 19 people who have won the ‘EGOT’: Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Awards.

Later in life, she devoted much of her time to UNICEF, to which she had contributed since 1954. She worked in some of the poorest communities of Africa, South America, and Asia between 1988 and 1992. In December 1992, United States president George H. W. Bush presented Hepburn with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in recognition of her work with UNICEF.

A month later, on January 20th, 1993, she died of appendiceal cancer at her home in Switzerland at the age of 63.

2 months later, On March 29th at the 65th Academy Awards, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences posthumously awarded her the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Oscar Award for her contribution to humanity.

Often asked what makes his mother’s legacy so enduring, her eldest son Sean Hepburn Ferrer says:

“I believe that apart from her film career, her enduring symbol of inner and outer elegance and her career as a humanitarian, we perceive her as ‘one of us’.