Evita 1978

Ages: 12+
Opened: June 21, 1978
Closing: February 08, 1986

Evita - 1978 - West End History , Info & More

Prince Edward Theatre
(Leicester Square/Tottenham Court Road) Old Compton Street London

Argentina’s controversial First Lady is the subject of this dynamic musical masterpiece. Driven by ambition and blessed with charisma, Eva Peron was destined to leave a fascinating political legacy unique in the 20th century. Told through a compelling score that fuses haunting chorales with exuberant Latin, pop and jazz influences, Evita creates an arresting theatrical portrait as complex as the woman herself.

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Evita FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

A Cinema in Buenos Aires July 26, 1952
Requiem for Evita
Oh What a Circus
On This Night of a Thousand Stars
Eva and Magaldi
Eva Beware of the City
Buenos Aires
Goodnight and Thank You
The Art of the Possible
Charity Concert
I'd Be Surprisingly Good for You
Another Suitcase in Another Hall
Peron's Latest Flame
A New Argentina
On the Balcony of the Casa Rosada
Don't Cry for Me Argentina
High Flying Adored
Rainbow High
Rainbow Tour
The Actress Hasn't Learned
And the Money Kept Rolling In (and Out)
Santa Evita
Waltz for Eva and Che
She Is a Diamond
Dice Are Rolling
Eva's Final Broadcast
Montage
Lament
The Lady's Got Potential
You Must Love Me
Evita has had 17 productions including West End which opened in 1978, Broadway which opened in 1979, Broadway which opened in 1979, US Tour which opened in 1980, US Tour which opened in 1980, US Tour which opened in 1982, Milburn, NJ (Regional) which opened in 1996, US Tour which opened in 1998, US Tour which opened in 2004, West End which opened in 2006, Broadway which opened in 2012, US Tour which opened in 2013, West End which opened in 2014, West End which opened in 2017, which opened in 2017, West End which opened in 2019 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2019.
Evita has been nominated for several awards, including Director of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Harold Prince, Musical of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Tim Rice, Musical of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Andrew Lloyd Webber, Performance of the Year in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Elaine Paige, and Performance of the Year in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for David Essex.
Evita has won several awards, including the Director of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Harold Prince, Musical of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, Performance of the Year in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Elaine Paige, and Performance of the Year in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for David Essex.

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