BGZ (Zoltán G. Bereczky) - Actor, Composer
He first got on stage at the age of six in Arthur Lakner’s Children’s Theatre in Budapest, Hungary. As a child, he sang in multiple operas in the Hungarian State Opera House and in Erkel Theatre as well. At the same time he was cast in the Hungarian stage production of Oliver! the musical in Madách Theater, where – under the guidance of choreographer László Seregi – he became fond of dancing.
Later on in Madách, he played in several Hungarian musicals as well as big Broadway productions like Les Misérables and The Producers.
He got cast in the world premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s reworked version of The Beautiful Game (Volt egyszer egy csapat – in Hungarian), where he was an understudy for the leading role John. He also played the title role of Emperor Nero in the Hungarian hit musical, Nero and the Starmakers at the Petőfi Theatre in Veszprém.
Currently he is in the cast of Jesus Christ Superstar revival in Madách.
His classical acting credits include Edward, Prince of Wales and Marquess of Dorset in Shakespeare’s Richard III at Karinthy Theater in Budapest.
As a dancer, he participated in the new Hungarian musical movie Made in Hungária and in the concert celebrating Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber’s 60th birthday in the Palace of Arts, Budapest, where the famous composer himself also made an appearance.
He started playing the piano and composing music at age 7. He was 16 when he wrote his first musical (Keve Kata, book and lyrics by Mihály Kal Pintér), which got premiered in the same year. Csillagok Krónikája, his second musical co-written with Mihály Kal Pintér had its premiere on Madách Theatre’s Studio Stage when he was 21.
He has also composed music for various movie and stage productions as well.