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EVITA National Tour Coming to Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, 8/12-17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts announced today that it will kick off its 2014-2015 season with the Tony Award-winning musical EVITA, Aug. 12-17. Tickets start at $36 and can be purchased online at www.ordway.org, by phone at 651-224-4222 or in person at the Ordway ticket office. (more...)

EVITA National Tour to Run 7/8-13 at Benedum Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

Experience the passion and seduction in this elegant masterpiece - Tony Award-winning musical EVITA, July 8-13 at the Benedum Center. (more...)

Josh Young Performs EVITA's 'High Flying Adored' At Miami Media Event
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 05, 2014

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...)

'EVITA' Broadway National Tour Comes to Shea's in Buffalo June 10th; Stratford Festival Star and Tony Nominee Josh Young Recreates His Acclaimed Performance as Che
by Toronto Newsdesk - Jun 03, 2014

It was like a scene from Neil Simon's “The Sunshine Boys.” `I came from the people; they need to adore me /So Christian Dior me from my head to my toes.' What kind of a lyric is that?” kvetched lyricist Fred Ebb as he got into the taxi. “You remembered it,” quipped his songwriting partner, composer John Kander, with a shrug. The song? “Rainbow High.” The show? “Evita.” (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at the National Tour of EVITA, Coming to the Arsht Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County and Broadway Across America are pleased to present the national tour of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's passionate and elegant masterpiece EVITA. The Tony Award-winning musical will play at the Arsht Center's Ziff Ballet Opera House for a limited engagement from tonight, May 27 - June 1, 2014. EVITA closes the Broadway in Miami 2013-2014 subscription season presented by Bank of America. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the show! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at the National Tour of EVITA, Coming to the Arsht Center
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County and Broadway Across America are pleased to present the national tour of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's passionate and elegant masterpiece EVITA. The Tony Award-winning musical will play at the Arsht Center's Ziff Ballet Opera House for a limited engagement from May 27 - June 1, 2014. EVITA closes the Broadway in Miami 2013-2014 subscription season presented by Bank of America. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the show! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Theatre Under the Stars' EVITA has Gorgeous Heart and Grit
by David Clarke - May 07, 2014

EVITA began as a rock opera concept album. The success of the album led to the 1978 production on London's West End and the 1979 production on Broadway. With a slew of regional productions, revivals, and tours, EVITA continues to capture the hearts of audiences, and the U.S. National Tour of the 2012 Broadway Revival production is a prime example of why. (more...)

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...)

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