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EVITA National Tour to Play TUTS, 5/6-18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) invites Houstonians to experience the passion and seduction of the Tony Award-winning elegant masterpiece EVITA, running May 6 - 18 at Hobby Center's Sarofim Hall. (more...)

BWW Reviews: EVITA - A New Rendition
by Jimmy Ferraro - Mar 20, 2014

EVITA won 7 Tony Awards including Best Musical and six Drama Desk Awards. If you never saw a live, production of "EVITA", GO SEE IT! (more...)

BWW Reviews: EVITA Enthralls Durham
by Larisa Mount - Mar 15, 2014

Evita, a long-beloved musical from Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyricist Tim Rice, has landed in Durham for the week. The national tour follows a Broadway revival which played to New York audiences in 2012. (more...)

The Houston Symphony Includes RACHMANINOFF'S RHAPSODY and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 03, 2014

Unless otherwise noted, all concerts take place at Jones Hall for the Performing Arts, 615 Louisiana Street, in Houston's Theater District. For tickets and information, please call (713) 224-7575 or visit www.houstonsymphony.org unless otherwise noted. Tickets may also be purchased at the Houston Symphony Patron Services Center in Jones Hall (Monday - Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.). All programs and artists are subject to change. (more...)

EVITA National Tour to Play Orpheum Theatre, 1/28-2/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

The stunning new production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Evita will make its Twin Cities premiere January 28-February 2, 2014 at the Orpheum Theatre (910 Hennepin Ave.) in Minneapolis. This version features updated orchestrations, choreography and scenic design offering a more authentic portrait of Argentinean culture and Eva's rise to and fall from power. Tickets are available now in person at the State Theatre Box Office, online at HennepinTheatreTrust.org, by calling 1.800.982.2787 or visiting a Ticketmaster Ticket Center. It is presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust as a part of its 2013-14 Broadway Across America-Minneapolis Season. (more...)

EVITA's 'Don't Cry For Me Argentina' Tissues
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 16, 2013

With perhaps the wittiest and most memorable promotional tool thought up in the theatre this year, the national tour of EVITA has introduced an image advertising faux tissue packets emblazoned with the show's iconic logo along with a reference to the mega-musical's biggest song, 'Don't Cry For Me Argentina'. (more...)

BWW Reviews: EVITA Brings the Rainbow Tour to San Diego
by E.H. Reiter - Nov 15, 2013

The National tour of EVITA is in San Diego through Sunday, November 17, 2013 at the San Diego Civic Theatre. (more...)

BWW Reviews: High-Flying, Adored Revival of EVITA Hits Hollywood
by Michael L. Quintos - Nov 05, 2013

In one of this season's most pleasantly stunning surprises, the latest Broadway iteration of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's grand stage musical EVITA has arrived in Southern California at the beautiful Pantages Theatre in Hollywood (its three-week L.A. tour stop concludes November 10). A faithful, richly layered direct transfer of the show's 2012 Tony Award-nominated revival, this entertaining, vibrantly refreshed production expertly blends modern sensibilities with classic staging, all while highlighting what is arguably Webber and Rice's most interesting musical collaboration. (more...)

BWW TV: On the Red Carpet with Caroline Bowman, Josh Young, Sean MacLaughlin & More in EVITA at Pantages
by Michael Sterling and Jerry Evans - Nov 04, 2013

Los Angeles Broadway World TV Correspondents Michael Sterling and Anthony 'A.J.' Hernandez were on hand to not only talk to tour stars Caroline Bowman (Eva Peron), Josh Young (Che) and Sean MacLaughlin (Juan Peron) and Evita Producer Hal Luftig, but such Hollywood celebrities as Shirley Jones, Marty Ingels, Patrick Cassidy, Sam Harris, Greg Louganis and partner Johnny Chaillot, Disney's G. Hannelius (Dog with a Blog), Hal Sparks (Disney XD's Lab Rats) among others. In addition to Hal Luftig, Evita Producers include Scott Sanders, Troika Entertainment & The Nederlander Organization. The production officially opened at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood October 24 and will continue its limited run there through November 10, 2013. Check out the video below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Caroline Bowman, Josh Young, Sean MacLaughlin and More Celebrate EVITA Opening at the Pantages!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2013

EVITA has returned to L.A. by way of Hollywood Pantages for a limited three week engagement, now through November 10, 2013. Directed by Tony and Olivier Award-winner Michael Grandage and choreographed by Tony Award-winner Rob Ashford, this national touring production comes directly from the first new Broadway revival of the seven-time Tony Award-winning musical, since it debuted on Broadway over 30 years ago. Below, BroadwayWorld has photos from the the opening night red carpet! (more...)

Photo Flash: EVITA Celebrates Opening at the Pantages
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2013

EVITA will return to L.A. by way of Hollywood Pantages for a limited three week engagement, now through November 10, 2013. Directed by Tony and Olivier Award-winner Michael Grandage and choreographed by Tony Award-winner Rob Ashford, this national touring production comes directly from the first new Broadway revival of the seven-time Tony Award-winning musical, since it debuted on Broadway over 30 years ago. BroadwayWorld has photos of the starry opening night arrivals below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Pantages Presents the Definitive EVITA for Three Weeks Only
by Don Grigware - Oct 25, 2013

Evita/lyrics by Tim Rice/music by Andrew Lloyd Webber/choreographed by Rob Ashford/directed by Michael Grandage/tour director Seth Sklar-Heyn/tour choreographer Chris Bailey/Pantages Theatre/through November 10 (more...)

EVITA Begins Performances This Week at the Pantages
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2013

Producers Hal Luftig, Scott Sanders, Troika Entertainment & The Nederlander Organization have announced that EVITA will return to L.A. by way of Hollywood Pantages for a limited three week engagement; October 23 - November 10, 2013. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Dazzling and Poignant EVITA at the Fox Theatre
by Chris Gibson - Oct 11, 2013

I have to confess that other than the misguided movie that was made out of EVITA, the only other presentation I'd seen was New Line Theatre's wonderfully intimate version a couple of years ago. So, I was curious as to how this show would play on a bigger venue's stage. I wasn't disappointed and you won't be either. The current production playing the Fox Theatre is a dazzling mixture of song (score by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics and book by Tim Rice) and dance that's both engaging and thoroughly entertaining. (more...)

EVITA National Tour Set for Limited Run at Fox Theatre, Now thru 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 08, 2013

Performances of EVITA at the Fabulous Fox Theatre run tonight, October 8 -20. Show times are Today through Saturday evenings at 8pm, Saturday afternoons at 2pm and Sunday afternoons at 1pm. There will be an evening performance on Sunday, October 13 at 6pm and a matinee on Thursday, October 17 at 1pm. (more...)

Krystina Alabado Discusses EVITA Tour, The Mistress & Her Big Ballad
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 07, 2013

The current national tour of EVITA kicked off earlier this Fall to rave reviews and rapt audiences and one of the featured players of the hit company discusses her memorably one-song role in the show in a new interview - Krystina Alabado as The Mistress. (more...)

Tickets Now on Sale for EVITA National Tour's Run at Smith Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 04, 2013

Tickets to the first national tour of "Evita" at The Smith Center on sale now and plays inside Reynolds Hall Nov. 26 to Dec. 1. Tickets begin at $26 and are on sale now at The Smith Center Box Office, located at 361 Symphony Park Avenue, by phone at 702-749-2000 or808-326-6868 (TTY) and online at www.TheSmithCenter.com. For preferred seating and special rates for groups of 10 or more, contact 702-749-2348. (more...)

Josh Young & Caroline Bowman Perform EVITA's 'High Flying Adored'
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 25, 2013

Broadway headliner and EVITA tour lead Josh Young joined with his EVITA leading lady, Caroline Bowman, to perform the ingratiating and tender ballad 'High Flying Adored' from the Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice score earlier this week and a full video of the sensational performance has now been released. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of 'Another Suitcase in Another Hall' from EVITA Tour
by Stage Tube - Sep 25, 2013

The Tony Award Nominated Best Revival of a Musical and smash hit production of Tim Rice's and Andrew Lloyd Webber's EVITA opened earlier this month at the Providence Performing Arts Center in Providence, RI. The national tour of EVITA stars Caroline Bowman (Kinky Boots) as Eva Peron, Tony nominated Josh Young (Jesus Christ Superstar) as Che and Sean MacLaughlin (Woman in White) as Juan Peron. The cast also features Desi Oakley as the alternate for Eva, Christopher Johnstone as Magaldi and Krystina Alabado as the Mistress. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a sneak peek via the Chicago Tribune Theater Loop of 'Another Suitcase in Another Hall' as performed by Krystina Alabado. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Josh Young, Caroline Bowman & More in EVITA National Tour!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2013

The Tony Award Nominated Best Revival of a Musical and smash hit production of Tim Rice's and Andrew Lloyd Webber's EVITA opened earlier this month at the Providence Performing Arts Center in Providence, RI. The national tour of EVITA stars Caroline Bowman (Kinky Boots) as Eva Peron, Tony nominated Josh Young (Jesus Christ Superstar) as Che and Sean MacLaughlin (Woman in White) as Juan Peron. The cast also features Desi Oakley as the alternate for Eva, Christopher Johnstone as Magaldi and Krystina Alabado as the Mistress. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

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