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Evita

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Closed February 2, 2014

There has never been a musical as dramatically exciting as Evita

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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.

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Dates

Opening night: 28 January 2014

Audience

Suitable for ages 8 and above

Run time

Two hours and 15 minutes with one intermission

Cast and Creative

Cast

Caroline Bowman- Eva Peron

Josh Young - Che

Sean MacLaughlin - Juan Peron

Desi Oakley - alternate Eva

Christopher Johnstone - Magaldi

Krystina Alabado - the Mistress

Creative

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

11 reviews, average rating: (3.9 Stars)

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EDWARD SEROW: “ABSOLUTE MUSICAL MAGIC”

I am both fortunate and spoiled.Opening night back in 79 with Patti and... more

Dj AL Soliel: “A New and Improved "EVITA". ”

Die hard Evita fans and first time Evita fans will love it a new and improved... more

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