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Evita

Evita




Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical about the first lady of Argentina, Eva Peron.


Story:

Eva Peron talks her way to Buenos Aires and then proceeds to sleep her way up the ladder, becoming a celebrated actress. When her lover, Colonel Juan PerĂ³n, becomes elected president she reaches the height of her fame and at the end of her life questions whether or not she took the right path.


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Composer

Composer
Andrew Lloyd Webber

Lyricist

Lyricist and Librettist
Tim Rice



  • Premiere
  • 2012
  • 1996 Film

Broadway Premiere

Theatre
Broadway Theatre
Opening Night
Sep 25, 1979
Total Performances
1,567
Original Cast
Patti LuPone, Bob Gunton, Mandy Patinkin, Terri Klausner, Jane Ohringer, Mark Syers
Director
Harold Prince
Choreographer
Larry Fuller
Musical Director
Rene Wiegert
Orchestrations
Andrew Lloyd Webber and Hershy Kay
Scenic Design
Timothy O'Brien and Tazeena Firth
Costume Design
Timothy O'Brien and Tazeena Firth
Lighting Design
David Hersey

2012 Broadway Revival

Theatre
Marquis Theatre
Opening Night
Apr 5, 2012
Total Performances
337
Original Cast
Elena Roger, Ricky Martin, Michael Cerveris, Max von Essen, Rachel Potter, Christina DeCicco
Director
Michael Grandage
Choreographer
Rob Ashford
Producer
Hal Luftig and Scott Sanders
Scenic Design
Christopher Oram
Costume Design
Christopher Oram
Lighting Design
Neil Austin
Sound Design
Mick Potter
Projection Design
Zachary Borovay

1996 Film Version

Movie Name
Evita
Type
Hollywood Musical
Director
Alan Parker
Screenplay
Alan Parker, Oliver Stone
Starring
Madonna, Antonio Banderas, Jonathan Pryce, Jimmy Nail, Victoria Sus, Julian Littman






CDs

CD
Original Broadway Cast Album

CD
Broadway London Cast Album

CD
2012 Broadway Revival Cast Album

CD
Motion Picture Soundtrack


Sheetmusic

Sheetmusic
Vocal Selections


Videos

DVD
Original Hollywood Version DVD

Blu-Ray
Original Hollywood Version Blu-Ray


Other

Merchandise




1980 Tony Award Nominations

Best Musical
Best Book of a Musical
Best Original Score
Best Actress in a Musical - Patti LuPone
Best Featured Actor in a Musical - Mandy Patinkin
Best Lighting Design
Best Direction of a Musical
Best Featured Actor in a Musical - Bob Gunton
Best Scenic Design
Best Costume Design
Best Choreography

1980 Drama Desk Award Nominations

Outstanding Musical
Outstanding Actress in a Musical - Patti LuPone
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical - Bob Gunton
Outstanding Director of a Musical
Outstanding Lyrics
Outstanding Music
Outstanding Actor in a Musical - Mandy Patinkin
Outstanding Choreography
Outstanding Costume Design
Outstanding Lighting Design

2012 Tony Award Nominations

Best Revival of a Musical
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical: Michael Cerveris
Best Choreography

2012 Drama Desk Award Nominations

Outstanding Revival of a Musical
Outstanding Actor in a Musical: Ricky Martin
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical: Michael Cerveris
Outstanding Choreography
Outstanding Lighting Design

2012 Drama League Award Nominations

Distinguished Revival of a Musical
Distinguished Performance Award: Ricky Martin
Distinguished Performance Award: Elena Roger

2012 Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations

Outstanding Revival of a Musical
Outstanding Director of a Musical
Outstanding Choreographer
Outstanding Set Design
Outstanding Lighting Design

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