Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s powerful musical Evita returns to the West End starring Marti Pellow.
Epic musical Evita by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice returns to London in a major production from Bill Kenwright and Really Useful Group.
Starring Marti Pellow as Che, Madalena Alberto as Evita, Ben Forster as Magaldi and Matthew Cammelle as Peron, the show comes into the Dominion Theatre following a hugely successful UK tour.
Evita will be the first production to reopen the Dominion Theatre following a lavish, multi-million pound refurbishment.
Evita features many of Rice and Lloyd Webber’s biggest hit songs including Don’t Cry For Me Argentina, On This Night Of A Thousand Stars, Another Suitcase In Another Hall, Oh What A Circus and many more.
Running for only 55 performances from 16 September 2014, don’t miss this extraordinary, powerful musical in the West End.
Evita is directed by Bob Tomson and Bill Kenwright, with design by Matthew Wright and choreography by Bill Deamer.
Evita tells the dramatic story of Eva Peron, wife of Argentine dictator Juan Peron, from her humble beginnings and childhood in poverty to extraordinary wealth, power and iconic status as the spiritual leader of the Argentine nation.
Marti Pellow stars as Che Guevara. Marti has enjoyed huge success as a pop star, first with Wet Wet Wet and then as a solo artist. His West End and stage credits include The Witches of Eastwick, Chess, Jekyll & Hyde, Chicago and Blood Brothers.
Madalena Alberto stars as Eva Person. Madalena’s musical theatre credits include Piaf at the Curve Theatre, Leicester, Fantine in the 25th Anniversary production of Les Misérables, Lucy in Jekyll and Hyde (Union Theatre, London), Carmen Diaz in Fame (UK Tour), Sam in Over the Threshold (Edinburgh and London) and Sonia in Godspell (Union Theatre, London).
Ben Forster stars as Magaldi. Ben is winner of ITV’s Superstar and has performed in the major arena tour of Jesus Christ Superstar alongside Melanie C and Tim Minchin.
Matthew Cammelle (The Phantom of the Opera, Three Phantoms, South Pacific) stars as Peron.
Other cast include Sarah McNicholas, Michelle Pentecost, Amira Matthews, Olive Robinson, Verity Burgess, Gemma Atkins, Lizzie Ottley, Joe McCourt, Joe Maxwell, Joel Elferink, Ryan Pidgen, Anthony Ray, Chris Stoddart, Callum Fitzgerald, David Burilin, Stuart MacIver, Peter McPherson, Joseph Connor, Jamie Tyler and Christopher Palmer.
The musical is directed by Bob Tomson and Bill Kenwright.
★★★★ “Shout it loud. Evita is back with a bang.” – The Guardian
★★★★ “Marti Pellow plays a commanding che” – The Independent
★★★★ “Tim Rice’s wittiest lyrics & Andrew Lloyd Webber’s finest score” – Sunday Express
Reviews from the current UK touring production
“A monumental show” The Sunday Express
“Everything about this production is spectacular” What’s on Stage
“I defy anybody who sees this production to say they have seen a better one” The Stage
“A show with passion, endless emotion and style” Daily Post
“Evita Triumphs – A Dazzling Success” The Echo
“A truly magnificent show, with a truly magnificent star” What’s on Stage
“A stunning performance that richly deserved its standing ovation” The Stage
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