MusicalDramaOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Sep 25, 1979
Closing Date
Jun 26, 1983
1st Preview
Sep 10, 1979
1st Preview
Sep 10, 1979
Previews
17
Performances
1,567
MusicalDramaOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Broadway Theatre
(Sep 25, 1979 - Jun 26, 1983)

Setting
Argentina.

Produced by Robert Stigwood; Produced in association with David Land
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Lyrics by Tim Rice; Musical Director: Rene Wiegert; Music orchestrated by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Hershy Kay; Assistant Musical Dir.: Edward Strauss; Book by Tim Rice
Directed by Harold Prince; Choreographed by Larry Fuller; Assistant to Mr. Fuller: Linda Papworth
Scenic Design by Timothy O'Brien and Tazeena Firth; Costume Design by Timothy O'Brien and Tazeena Firth; Projection Design by Timothy O'Brien and Tazeena Firth; Lighting Design by David Hersey; Sound Design by Abe Jacob; Make-Up Design by Richard Allen; Assistant to Mr. Jacob: Larry Spurgeon; Hair Design by Richard Allen; Assistant to Mr. Allen: Esther Teller; Assistant to Mr. O'Brien and Ms. Firth: Donna Thomas
Executive Producer: R. Tyler Gatchell, Jr. and Peter Neufeld; General Manager: Howard Haines; Company Manager: John Caruso; Assistant to Mr. Haines: Nina Skriloff
Production Stage Manager: George Martin; Stage Manager: John Grigas; Assistant Stage Mgr: Carlos Gorbea and Andy Cadiff
Music Contractor: Paul Gemignani; Music Preparation: Chelsea Music Services, Inc., Mathilde Pincus and Al Miller
General Press Representative: Mary Bryant; Press Assistant: Philip Rinaldi; Casting: Joanna Merlin; Dance Captain: Carlos Gorbea; Photographer: Martha Swope; Advertising: Serino, Coyne & Nappi; Furs by Ben Kahn Furs; Production Assistant: Wiley Hausam; Press Representative: Patt Dale
Perón
Eva Perón
Terri Klausner
Wednesday and Saturday matinees
Eva Perón
Alternate
Perón's Mistress
Magaldi
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Child
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Terri Klausner
Wednesday and Saturday matinees
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Understudies: Tom Carder (Che), Rex David Hays (Perón), Sal Mistretta (Magaldi), Nancy Opel (Eva Perón) and Nancy Wood (Perón's Mistress)

Broadway Theatre (Sep 25, 1979 - Jun 26, 1983)

Musical Director: Paul Gemignani and Jack Gaughan (1981 - Jun 26, 1983)
Assistant Stage Mgr: Kenneth W. Urmston and John-David Wilder; Stage Manager: Beverley Randolph and Brenna Krupa; Production Stage Manager: John Grigas
Dance Captain: Kenneth W. Urmston; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne and Jon Wilner

Cast

Eva Perón
Derin Altay
Broadway debut
Eva Perón
Person of Argentina
Pamela Blake
Wednesday and Saturday matinees
Eva Perón
Alternate
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Perón
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Dec 1982 - Jun 26, 1983
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
 
Perón
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Cynthia Hunt
Broadway debut
Perón's Mistress
Person of Argentina
Eva Perón
Person of Argentina
Magaldi
Jun 16, 1980 - ?
Perón
Person of Argentina
 
Perón's Mistress
Person of Argentina
Nancy Opel
Wednesday and Saturday matinees
Eva Perón
Alternate
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
Person of Argentina
James Whitson
Broadway debut
Magaldi
Understudies: Susan Cella (Eva Perón), Al DeCristo (Che), Robert Frisch (Perón), John Herrera (Che), Jack Neubeck (Magaldi), Amy Niles (Perón's Mistress) and James Sbano (Che)
music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; lyrics by Tim Rice
Act 1
Sung By
A Cinema in Buenos Aires; July 26, 1952
Company
Requiem for Evita
Company
Oh What a Circus
Che and Company
On This Night of a Thousand Stars
Magaldi
Eva Beware of the City
Magaldi, Eva Perón and Family
Buenos Aires
Eva Perón and Dancers
Goodnight and Thank You
Che, Eva Perón and Lovers
The Art of the Possible
Perón, Eva Perón and Colonels
Charity Concert
Company
I'd Be Surprisingly Good for You
Eva Perón and Perón
Another Suitcase in Another Hall
Perón's Mistress
Perón's Latest Flame
Che, Eva Perón and Company
A New Argentina
Eva Perón, Perón, Che and Company
Act 2
Sung By
On the Balcony of the Casa Rosada
Perón, Che and Company
Don't Cry for Me Argentina
Eva Perón
High Flying Adored
Che and Eva Perón
Rainbow High
Eva Perón and Dressers
Rainbow Tour
Che, Eva Perón, Perón and Peronists
The Actress Hasn't Learned (the Lines You'd Like to Hear)
Eva Perón, Che and Company
And the Money Kept Rolling In (and Out)
Che and Company
Santa Evita
Children and Workers
Waltz for Eva and Che
Eva Perón and Che
She is a Diamond
Perón and Officers
Dice Are Rolling
Perón and Eva Perón
Eva's Final Broadcast
Eva Perón and Che
Montage
Company
Lament
Eva Perón and Che

Tony Award®

Best Musical

1980 Winner
Produced by Robert Stigwood

Best Book of a Musical

1980 Winner
Book by Tim Rice

Best Original Score

1980 Winner
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Lyrics by Tim Rice

Best Actress in a Musical

1980 Winner
Patti LuPone

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

1980 Winner
Mandy Patinkin
 

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

1980 Nominee
Bob Gunton
 

Best Scenic Design

1980 Nominee
Scenic Design by Timothy O'Brien and Tazeena Firth
 

Best Costume Design

1980 Nominee
Costume Design by Timothy O'Brien and Tazeena Firth

Best Lighting Design

1980 Winner
Lighting Design by David Hersey
 

Best Choreography

1980 Nominee
Choreographed by Larry Fuller

Best Direction of a Musical

1980 Winner
Directed by Harold Prince

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Musical

1980 Winner
Produced by Robert Stigwood
 

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

1980 Nominee
Mandy Patinkin

Outstanding Actress in a Musical

1980 Winner
Patti LuPone

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

1980 Winner
Bob Gunton
 

Outstanding Choreography

1980 Nominee
Choreographed by Larry Fuller

Outstanding Director of a Musical

1980 Winner
Directed by Harold Prince

Outstanding Lyrics

1980 Winner
Lyrics by Tim Rice

Outstanding Music

1980 Winner
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
 

Outstanding Costume Design

1980 Nominee
Costume Design by Timothy O'Brien and Tazeena Firth
 

Outstanding Lighting Design

1980 Nominee
Lighting Design by David Hersey
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