Why See Evita?
EVITA tells Eva's passionate and tragic story through Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's most dazzling and beloved score, including "Don't Cry for Me Argentina", "Another Suitcase in Another Hall" and "High Flying Adored," together with "You Must Love Me", the Oscar-winning hit from the film EVITA.
After researching the life of Eva Peron for many years, Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber released EVITA in 1976 as a concept album with Julie Covington as Eva and it became a world-wide hit. Soon after, the production debuted on stage in London's West End starring Elaine Paige and directed by Hal Prince.
The production transferred to Broadway and opened in 1979 starring Patti LuPone, who went on to win one of the seven 1980 Tony Awards the show earned.
Opening night: 28 January 2014
Suitable for ages 8 and above
Two hours and 15 minutes with one intermission
Cast and Creative
Caroline Bowman- Eva Peron
Josh Young - Che
Sean MacLaughlin - Juan Peron
Desi Oakley - alternate Eva
Christopher Johnstone - Magaldi
Krystina Alabado - the Mistress
Music and Lyrics - Andrew Lloyd Webber
Book and Lyrics - Tim Rice
Director - Michael Grandage
Choreographer - Rob Ashford
Set and Costume Designer - Christopher Oram
Lighting Designer - Neil Austin
Sound Designer Mick Potter
What you thought
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