Evita: Musical Info & Synopsis


Synopsis:

Evita tells the story of Eva Perón, the First Lady of Argentina. The musical traces Eva’s rise to power as a political figure in Argentina. Through her charm, determination, and strategic alliances, she captivates the hearts of the people and ascends to the position of national idol. However, as Eva’s influence grows, she faces criticism and controversy, leading to a complex portrayal of her life and legacy.


Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1976)

Cast Size: 10+

Genre: Semi-Biography

Setting: 1930s, 1940s, 1950s / Argentina


Creative Team

Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber

Lyrics: Tim Rice


Cast Albums

Concept Album (1976)➝

Original Broadway Cast (1978)➝

Original London Cast (1978)➝

London Cast (2006)➝

Broadway Cast (2012)➝


Resources

Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


Tags

1970s, Biographical, British, Child Roles, Female Lead, Historical, Narrator, One Word, PoliticalPop/RockPopularSung-ThroughTony AwardTrue Story


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