Demian Bichir

Demian Bichir will star in groundbreaking 'Zoot Suit'; 2-for-1 ticket sale Friday

Demian Bichir will star in groundbreaking 'Zoot Suit'; 2-for-1 ticket sale Friday

Demián Bichir, the lead actor Oscar nominee for the 2011 immigrant worker drama “A Better Life,” will star in the much anticipated revival of the groundbreaking play “Zoot Suit,” Center Theatre Group announced Thursday. 

Best known to some audiences for playing a crooked Tijuana mayor on Showtime’s “Weeds” and the mysterious caretaker Bob in Quentin Tarantino’s film “The Hateful Eight,” Bichir will take on the role of El Pachuco in “Zoot Suit,” with previews beginning Jan. 31 and opening night set for Feb. 12 at the Mark Taper Forum.

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