Evita at the Phoenix Theatre
Phoenix Theatre, Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0JP
Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Evita returns to the West End in a thrilling production at the Phoenix Theatre.
Starring two of musical theatre’s most outstanding leading performers; the wickedly talented Emma Hatton, fresh from playing Elphaba in the West End production of Wicked and embarking on his first UK tour having played the title role in Disney’s production of Tarzan, Gian Marco Schiaretti.
With more than 20 major awards to its credit, the Oscar winning film version starring Madonna and Antonio Banderas, and featuring some of the most iconic songs in musical theatre, including Don’t Cry For Me Argentina, On This Night of a Thousand Stars, You Must Love Me, and Another Suitcase in Another Hall, this smash hit show truly promises to be the theatrical event of the year!
Evita will run from 28 July 2017 until 14 October 2017 at the Phoenix Theatre.
Telling the story of Eva Peron, wife of former Argentine dictator Juan Peron, Evita follows Eva’s journey from humble beginnings through to extraordinary wealth, power and iconic status which ultimately lead her to be heralded as the ‘spiritual leader of the nation’ by the Argentine people.
The cast is led by Emma Hatton as Eva Peron and Gian Marco Schiaretti as Che.
Also featuring are Oscar Balmaseda, Sarah O’Connor, George Arvidson, Lewis Barnshaw, Jessica Ellen, Callum Fitzgerald, Kellie Gnauck, Dominic Adam Griffin, Joe McCourt, Jude Neill, Jordan Oliver, Chrissie Perkins, Oliver Slade, Matias Stegmann and Yuval Zoref.
Lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Directed by Bob Tomson and Bill Kenwright with design by Matthew Wright, choreography by Bill Deamer and sound by Dan Samson.
Emma Hatton is a wonderfully compelling Evita – Independent
Emma Hatton shines – Time Out
slick – Daily Telegraph
the production is a treat for fans and newcomers – Independent