EVITA THE MUSICAL Will Play at Shanghai Culture Square

EVITA THE MUSICAL Will Play at Shanghai Culture SquareWhat's new, Shanghai? Evita the Musical will play at Shanghai Culture Square Sept. 5-15.

Evita charts the young and ambitious Eva Peron's meteoric rise to sainthood. Set in Argentina between 1934-1952, the Tony-winning musical follows Eva Duarte on her journey from poor illegitimate child to ambitious actress to, as wife of military leader-turned-president Juan Peron, the most powerful woman in Latin America, before her death from cancer at age 33.

The events in Eva's life are presented in song and commented on by the show's narrator, Che. Well-known numbers from Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical masterpiece include "Don't Cry for Me Argentina," "Oh What a Circus," "Buenos Aires" and "Another Suitcase in Another Hall."

Evita features music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice, with original direction by the late Harold Prince.

For more information and tickets to Evita, tap here.

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