Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s beloved musical Evita returns to the West End’s Dominion Theatre. Charting the tumultuous life of Eva Peron, Evita features a much-loved score including “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina”, “Another Suitcase in Another Hall” and “Oh What a Circus”, amongst many more. Rising star Madalena Alberto plays Eva, alongside Marti Pellow as Che.
Evita is the iconic musical that features a beloved score including “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina”, “Another Suitcase in Another Hall”, “Oh What a Circus” and “You Must Love Me”. Recounting the life Eva Peron, the wife of Argentine dictator Juan Peron, Evita charts Eva’s rise to political power as a spiritual leader, through to her death. An incredibly moving and unforgettable musical, Evita is the story of a woman who, from humble beginnings, rose to extraordinary wealth, power and status.
Madalena Alberto stars as Eva Peron, alongside pop icon Marti Pellow (Wet Wet Wet, Chicago, The Witches of Eastwick, Blood Brothers) as Che. Alberto is a Portuguese singer-songwriter, who most recently played Fantine in the 25th Anniversary production of Les Miserables. Further cast members include Ben Forster (Jesus Christ Superstar) as Magaldi and Matthew Cammelle (The Phantom of the Opera, South Pacific) as Peron. Evita is directed by Bob Tomson and Bill Kenwright.
With over 20 major awards, Evita is one of theatre’s most memorable musicals, and will be the first production to re-open the newly refurbished Dominion Theatre. First opening with Elaine Paige in the starring role, Evita received the 1978 Olivier Award for Best Musical and also became the first British musical to receive the Tony Award for Best Musical. Now, the powerful production hits the West End, playing at the Dominion for limited performances beginning in September 2014.
Sorry this show closed 01 November 2014, we recommend these similar productions.