Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s multiple award-winning musical EVITA, is coming to Joburg. This powerful theatre production tells the rags-to-riches story of the First Lady of Argentina, who won the love of her countrymen after marrying military leader-turned-president Juan Peron. Evita features some of the best loved songs in musical theatre, including Don’t Cry For Me Argentina, On This Night of a Thousand Stars, Oh What a Circus, High Flying, Adored, and You Must Love Me, the Oscar-winning hit from EVITA the film.
You could be among the first people in Joburg to see this world-class production. Complete the line from the Evita song below for a chance to win the ultimate EVITA experience. The prize includes 4 tickets, dinner and a meet and greet with the cast.
Pieter Toerien and David Ian present - the original West End and Broadway production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s iconic musical, EVITA.
Directed by legendary Broadway director Hal Prince, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s seven-time Tony Award-winning musical EVITA charts the rags-to-riches rise of the First Lady of Argentina, Eva Perón. Set in Buenos Aires between 1934-1952, the musical follows Eva Duarte Perón on her passionate and tragic journey from her humble beginnings as a fatherless child, to ambitious actress, to the most powerful woman in Latin America, and eventually to a saint-like figure after her death from cancer at age 33.
With more than 20 major awards to its credit, and an Oscar-winning film version starring Madonna and Antonio Banderas, Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s EVITA is iconic. Featuring some of the best loved songs in musical theatre, including Don’t Cry For Me Argentina, On This Night of a Thousand Stars, Oh What a Circus, High Flying, Adored, and Another Suitcase in Another Hall together with You Must Love Me, the Oscar-winning hit from the film, EVITA is a must-see! EVITA will star South Africa’s own Jonathan Roxmouth (Grease, Beauty and the Beast, Phantom of the Opera, Sunset Boulevard, Sweeney Todd) as Che and Emma Kingston (In the Heights, Les Misérables), who has been personally chosen by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Tim Rice and Hal Prince, to play Eva Perón. Robert Finlayson will make a welcome return to the stage as Perón. The show is choreographed by the original West End and Broadway choreographer Larry Fuller and designed by original designer Timothy O’Brien.
EVITA is showing at Montecasino from 14 October to 26 November 2017.
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