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Evita   

Broadway Theatre, (9/25/1979 - 6/26/1983)
First Preview: Sep 10, 1979 Total Previews: 17
Opening Date: Sep 25, 1979    
Closing Date: Jun 26, 1983 Total Performances: 1567

Category: Musical, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: Argentina.


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
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; Book by Tim Rice
Directed by Harold Prince; Choreographed by Larry Fuller
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; Hair Design by Richard Allen
Executive Producer: R. Tyler Gatchell, Jr. and Peter Neufeld; General Manager: Howard Haines; Company Manager: John Caruso
Production Stage Manager: George Martin; Stage Manager: John Grigas
Music Contractor: Paul Gemignani; Music Preparation: Chelsea Music Services, Inc., Mathilde Pincus and Al Miller
General Press Representative: Mary Bryant; Casting: Joanna Merlin; Dance Captain: Carlos Gorbea; Photographer: Martha Swope; Advertising: Serino, Coyne & Nappi; Press Representative: Patt Dale
Cast
Bob Gunton
Perón
Patti LuPone
Eva Perón
Mandy Patinkin
Che
Terri Klausner
Wednesday and Saturday matinees
Eva Perón
Alternate
Person of Argentina
Jane Ohringer
Perón's Mistress
Mark Syers
Magaldi
Seda Azarian
Person of Argentina
Dennis Birchall
Person of Argentina
Peppi Borza
Person of Argentina
Tom Carder
Person of Argentina
Robin Cleaver
Person of Argentina
Anny De Gange
Person of Argentina
Mark East
Person of Argentina
Megan Forste
Child
Bridget Francis
Child
Nicole Francis
Child
Teri Gill
Person of Argentina
Carlos Gorbea
Person of Argentina
Pat Gorman
Person of Argentina
Rex David Hays
Person of Argentina
Michael Lichtefeld
Person of Argentina
Carol Lugenbeal
Person of Argentina
Paula Lynn
Person of Argentina
Morgan MacKay
Person of Argentina
Peter Marinos
Person of Argentina
Sal Mistretta
Person of Argentina
Jack Neubeck
Person of Argentina
Marcia O'Brien
Person of Argentina
Nancy Opel
Person of Argentina
Michael Pastryk
Child
Davia Sacks
Person of Argentina
James Sbano
Person of Argentina
David Staller
Person of Argentina
Michelle Stubbs
Person of Argentina
Robert Tanna
Person of Argentina
Clarence Teeters
Person of Argentina
Susan Terry
Person of Argentina
Phillip Tracy
Person of Argentina
David Vosburgh
Person of Argentina
Mark Waldrop
Person of Argentina
Sandra Wheeler
Person of Argentina
Brad Witsger
Person of Argentina
John Leslie Wolfe
Person of Argentina
Nancy Wood
Person of Argentina
Christopher Wooten
Child
John Yost
Person of Argentina
Understudies: Tom Carder (Che), Rex David Hays (Perón), Sal Mistretta (Magaldi), Nancy Opel (Eva Perón) and Nancy Wood (Perón's Mistress)
Tony Award®
winner 1980 Best Musical [winner]
Produced by Robert Stigwood
winner 1980 Best Book of a Musical [winner]
Book by Tim Rice
winner 1980 Best Original Score [winner]
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Lyrics by Tim Rice
winner 1980 Best Actress in a Musical [winner]
Patti LuPone
winner 1980 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [winner]
Mandy Patinkin
1980 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Bob Gunton
1980 Best Scenic Design [nominee]
Timothy O'Brien
1980 Best Scenic Design [nominee]
Tazeena Firth
1980 Best Costume Design [nominee]
Timothy O'Brien
1980 Best Costume Design [nominee]
Tazeena Firth
winner 1980 Best Lighting Design [winner]
David Hersey
1980 Best Choreography [nominee]
Larry Fuller
winner 1980 Best Direction of a Musical [winner]
Harold Prince
Drama Desk Award
winner 1980 Outstanding Musical [winner]
Produced by Robert Stigwood
1980 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Mandy Patinkin
winner 1980 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [winner]
Patti LuPone
winner 1980 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [winner]
Bob Gunton
1980 Outstanding Choreography [nominee]
Larry Fuller
winner 1980 Outstanding Director of a Musical [winner]
Directed by Harold Prince
winner 1980 Outstanding Lyrics [winner]
Lyrics by Tim Rice
winner 1980 Outstanding Music [winner]
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
1980 Outstanding Costume Design [nominee]
Timothy O'Brien
1980 Outstanding Costume Design [nominee]
Tazeena Firth
1980 Outstanding Lighting Design [nominee]
David Hersey
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