The life of Eva Perón is the stuff legends, and rock operas, are made of: a rags-to-riches story of a poor illegitimate child from provincial Argentina, whose ambitious determination, seductive beauty, and audacious opportunism result in a meteoric rise to fame and fortune, first as an actress and model, then as her country’s First Lady, […]
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A Touch of Star Quality at Spotlighters Evita opened to a sold-out house on Friday night at Audrey Herman Spotlighters Theatre. Fans of the popular Tim Rice/Andrew Lloyd Webber collaboration can thank Director Fuzz Roark for bringing this seven-time Tony Award-winning musical to Baltimore for the first time in over a decade. Evita chronicles the […]
Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s tango drenched Evita has achieved an iconic status that rivals that of its own subject, Eva Peron, the social-climbing, deeply flawed, yet popularly beloved wife of former Argentine dictator Juan Peron. Immortalized on stage by Patti LuPone in 1979 and Madonna in the 1996 film adaptation, Evita has now […]
In 1980, Evita took home seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Original Score, Best Book of a Musical, and Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical (Tony Award winner Patti LuPone). The musical is associated with an unforgettable history, which helped win the Broadway Revival eight Tony Award nominations 32 years after […]