Broadway Shows: 2014 / 2015 Season
Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, 1420 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
Ended 22 Jun 2014 after 5 days
There has never been a musical as dramatically exciting as Evita
EVITA tells Eva's passionate and tragic story through Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's most dazzling and beloved score, including "Don't Cry for Me Argentina", "Another Suitcase in Another Hall" and "High Flying Adored," together with "You Must Love Me", the Oscar-winning hit from the film EVITA.
After researching the life of Eva Peron for many years, Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber released EVITA in 1976 as a concept album with Julie Covington as Eva and it became a world-wide hit. Soon after, the production debuted on stage in London's West End starring Elaine Paige and directed by Hal Prince.
The production transferred to Broadway and opened in 1979 starring Patti LuPone, who went on to win one of the seven 1980 Tony Awards the show earned.
Opening night: 17 June 2014
Closing night: 22 June 2014
Suitable for ages 8 and above
Two hours and 15 minutes with one intermission
12 reviews, average rating: (3.6 Stars)
I am both fortunate and spoiled.Opening night back in 79 with Patti and Man... more
Die hard Evita fans and first time Evita fans will love it a new and impro... more
Do not miss this show! The 3 stars; Josh Young, Caroline Bowman and Sear ... more
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