Opened: September 25, 1979
Closing: June 26, 1983

Evita - 1979 - Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

Orpheum Theatre
126 Second Avenue New York, NY 10003

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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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
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.
Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Larry Fuller, Outstanding Costume Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Timothy O'Brien, Outstanding Costume Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Tazeena Firth, Outstanding Director of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Harold Prince, Outstanding Lighting Design (Drama Desk Awards) for David Hersey, Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Tim RiceOutstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for Andrew Lloyd Weber and Outstanding Musical (Drama Desk Awards).
Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Larry Fuller, Outstanding Costume Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Timothy O'Brien Outstanding Costume Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Tazeena Firth and Outstanding Director of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Harold Prince Outstanding Lighting Design (Drama Desk Awards) for David Hersey Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Tim Rice Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for Andrew Lloyd Weber Outstanding Musical (Drama Desk Awards).



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