Evita - 2012 Broadway Page 2
Twitter Watch: Ricky Martin-'With the One and Only Alec Baldwin and His Lovely Wife at EVITA'
by BWW - September 30, 2012
On Twitter Watch, Ricky Martin wrote 'With the one and only @ABFalecbaldwin and his lovely wife at @Evitabroadway last night! I'm glad you enjoyed the show http://say.ly/mVd4hgg ' (more...)
Ricky Martin to Guest on LIVE! WITH KELLY AND MICHAEL, 10/4
by TV News Desk - September 27, 2012
Superstar Ricky Martin will guest on the October 4th LIVE! WITH KELLY AND MICHAEL. The actor currently stars as 'Che' in the current Broadway revival of Evita . (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Andrew Lloyd Webber Reveals Inspiration for EVITA on 'George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight'
by Stage Tube - September 21, 2012
Andrew Lloyd Webber will be appearing on the Canadian talk show George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight on Monday, September 24 at 7 pm on CBC Television (Canada's national public broadcaster) for an in depth interview. The full interview can also be watched via live stream at www.strombo.com. Until then, check out this preview clip from Webber's interview on the show, in which he reveals that the inspiration for Evita came from one of Judy Gardland's last-ever performances. (more...)
EVITA Announces October 2 Actors Fund Benefit Performance
by BWW News Desk - September 20, 2012
The first new Broadway production of Tim Rice's and Andrew Lloyd Webber's landmark musical Evita since its premiere over 30 years ago stars Grammy-winning international pop icon Ricky Martin as Che, Olivier Award-winning Argentinean actress Elena Roger making her Broadway debut as Eva Peron and Tony Award-winner Michael Cerveris as Juan Peron. (more...)
Photo Exclusive: Michael Cerveris, Elena Roger, Max von Essen and EVITA Cast Sing 'Carols For A Cure'
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - September 18, 2012
CAROLS FOR A CURE is the annual two-disc holiday CD compilation of original songs and holiday classics which benefits BC/EFA. These CDs boast the best voices from the worlds of Broadway, Off-Broadway and national tours. A full track list for this year's 14th edition has not yet been announced, but Michael Cerveris, Elena Roger, Max von Essen, and the cast of Broadway's Evita was already hard a work this week recording their track for the album. Check out our exclusive photos from their recording session below! (more...)
Ricky Martin's EVITA Performance Schedule Changes; Max von Essen and Daniel Torres to Step in as Alternates for Monday Shows
by BWW News Desk - August 28, 2012
Beginning Monday, September 3, 2012, Ricky Martin's performance schedule as Che in the hit production of Evita will be Tuesdays at 7pm, Wednesdays at 2pm & 8pm, Thursdays at 8pm, Fridays at 8pm, Saturdays at 2pm & 8pm. Max von Essen and Daniel Torres will alternate in the role of Che at Monday evening performances. The schedule change is part of a slight restructuring of Mr. Martin's appearance agreement with producers and will not change his overall number of performances in Evita. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: EVITA's Michael Cerveris Sings 'Finishing the Hat' at Broadway Sessions!
by Stage Tube - August 19, 2012
Tony Award winner Michael Cerveris performed 'Finishing the Hat' from Sunday in the Park with George, what he says used to be his audition song, at Broadway Sessions on August 2nd, 2012, accompanied by Joshua Stephen Kartes on piano. Watch the video below! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Ricky Martin Chats EVITA on Jimmy Fallon
by Stage Tube - August 17, 2012
Broadway star Ricky Martin appeared on last night's LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON to talk about his starring role as 'Che' in Evita and his development deal with NBC to write, produce and star in a new TV series. 'I'm really looking forward to it,' said Martin of the upcoming project. The actor also revealed his love of Twitter and his new habit of tweeting 'intermission pictures' from backstage to give fans a behind-the-scenes peek. Check out the clips from Martin's appearance below! (more...)
Marc Anthony, Enrique Iglesias and Antonio Banderas Potential Ricky Martin Replacements for EVITA?
by Rialto Chatter - August 17, 2012
While Latin hearthrob Ricky Martin is signed to star in Evita through the end of the year, with a Spring 2013 contract extension possible as well, Michael Riedel reports in today's New York Post that producers are already on the hunt for replacement stars as 'Che' to ensure the show continues when Martin departs. (more...)
EVITA's Ricky Martin to Appear on LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON, 8/16
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2012
Evita's Ricky Martin will appear on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon this Thursday, August 16, 2012. (more...)
BWW TV: EVITA's Christina DeCicco, Max von Essen & Rachel Potter Perform at Broadway in Bryant Park!
by BroadwayWorld TV - August 11, 2012
Featured in this week's event was: Chicago (Donna Marie Asbury, Dylis Croman, Cristy Candler, Tonya Wathen, Tony Yazbeck, Peter Nelson, Amos Wolff, Denny Paschall) Rebecca (Jill Paice, Ryan Silverman, Maree Johnson), Evita (Christina DeCicco, Max von Essen, Rachel Potter), Newsies (Corey Cott, Kara Lindsay, and Julie Foldesi), RENT (Anthony Federov, Sean Michael Murray, Emma Hunton, Shaleah Adkisson), and a special guest performance by Sista's: The Musical. Check out the performaces from the cast of Evita below, which included: 'Buenos Aires,' 'Anothe Suitcase, Another Hall,' and 'High-Flying, Adored.' (more...)
STAGE TUBE: EVITA's Rachel Potter Appears on 'Good Day NY'
by Stage Tube - August 8, 2012
Evita's Rachel Potter appeared on this morning's GOOD DAY NEW YORK to chat about 'Broadway in Bryant Park,' the free summer concert series hosted by 106.7 Lite FM. After chatting about the upcoming event, Potter gave viewers a special performance of 'Another Suitcase in Another Hall' from Evita. Check out this morning's appearance below! (more...)
Max Von Essen Steps Into EVITA as 'Che,' Tonight Through 8/11
by BWW News Desk - August 6, 2012
Max von Essen is scheduled to again step into the role of 'Che' for six performances, August 6-11, in the new Broadway production of Evita while Ricky Martin is on vacation. (more...)
Broadway Sessions Welcomes EVITA's Rachel Potter and More, 8/2
by BWW News Desk - August 1, 2012
This Thursday, August 2nd, Broadway Sessions welcomes cast members from the hit Broadway revival of Evita. Cast members scheduled to perform include Daniel Torres, Rachel Potter, Melanie Field, Sydney Morton, Emily Mechler, Laurel Harris and Colin Cunliffe. (more...)
GYPSY OF THE MONTH: Erica Mansfield of 'Evita'
by Adrienne Onofri - July 28, 2012
A longtime member of the 'Mamma Mia' cast on tour and Bway, Erica's now performing in her 2nd straight Rob Ashford-choreographed show. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Promo - Rachel Potter and The Vanity Belles Play Joe's Pub 7/29
by Stage Tube - July 26, 2012
After her sold out 'Live the Dream' EP release concert, and back by popular demand, Rachel Potter will return to Joe's Pub on July 29, 2012. Kicking off her 'Live the Dream' mini NYC tour, Rachel will be joined on the intimate stage by Cosmo Country Duo, The Vanity Belles. Check out a video promo for the event below! (more...)
Ricky Martin Staying in NY to Pursue Broadway Career
by BWW News Desk - July 21, 2012
According to Perez Hilton, Evita star Ricky Martin is staying in New York to continue his Broadway career. 'Do I want to come back to Broadway? I would love to do Broadway the rest of my life! Because it's challenging, because it makes me grow as an actor, as an entertainer, as an artist, and that's what I need, that's what I'm hooked on,' Martin told reporters. 'I AM staying here in New York! Those are my plans.' (more...)
Michael Cerveris and Loose Cattle Play Joe's Pub Tonight, 7/15
by BWW News Desk - July 15, 2012
Tony Award winner Michael Cerveris, currently appearing on Broadway in Evita, will play Joe's Pub tonight at 9:30pm with his band, Loose Cattle. (more...)
Christina DeCicco Fills in as 'Eva' in Broadway's EVITA, Now thru 7/19 and 8/11-18
by BWW News Desk - July 12, 2012
Christina DeCicco, the "Eva" alternate in the new Broadway production of Evita, performs the title role for 14 performances, beginning tonight, July 12 and running through July 19, followed by performances running August 11-18, while Elena Roger is on vacation. With the exception of Saturday, August 11, when Elena Roger will perform the matinee, Jessica Lea Patty will step into the role for the Wednesday evening and Saturday matinee performances during these periods, performing July 18 & August 15 at 8pm, and July 14 & August 18 at 2pm. (more...)
EVITA Percussionist Holds Broadway Alzheimer's iPod Drive, Now thru 8/19
by BWW News Desk - July 11, 2012
So many of us have old iPods sitting in drawers collecting dust at home. These are tools that can awaken a mind that is crying out in their own darkness. The drive will start this month, July 2012, and culminate on August 19th, 2012. I chose this date to honor my parents since it will be their 60th wedding anniversary. I have already given my mom the gift of music remembrance, and the results were remarkable. (more...)