Evita in Concert comes to Theatre Royal Drury Lane
Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Evita returns to London’s West End for special concert performances.
Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tony Award-winning Evita returns to the West End this summer in an all-star concert at the iconic Theatre Royal Drury Lane, accompanied by the 30-piece London Musical Theatre Orchestra.
Auli’i Cravalho, the voice of Disney’s Moana and star of The Little Mermaid Live, makes her West End debut in the title role of Evita, alongside West End leading man Matt Rawle (Martin Guerre, Miss Saigon, Zorro) who returns to the role of Che. Jeremy Secomb (Les Misérables, The Phantom of the Opera), Nathan Amzi (Heathers the Musical, Jesus Christ Superstar) and Emily Lane (Frozen the Musical) also joins.
Completing the cast is Lloyd Davies, Robin Kent, Emily Langham, Jasmine Leung, Amonik Melaco, Joseph Poulton, Agnes Pure and Sophie Sass.
Olivier Award-winner Bill Deamer (Follies, Top Hat, Cats) directs.
Evita, with lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, charts the young and ambitious Eva Peron’s meteoric rise to sainthood. Set in Argentina between 1934-1952, the 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.
Evita in Concert comes to Theatre Royal Drury Lane on Mon 31 July and Tue 1 August. For more info and to book tickets click here.
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