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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 GuntonPerón
Patti LuPoneEva Perón
Mandy PatinkinChe
Terri Klausner
Wednesday and Saturday matinees
Eva Perón
Alternate
Person of Argentina
Jane OhringerPerón's Mistress
Mark SyersMagaldi
Seda AzarianPerson of Argentina
Dennis BirchallPerson of Argentina
Peppi BorzaPerson of Argentina
Tom CarderPerson of Argentina
Robin CleaverPerson of Argentina
Anny De GangePerson of Argentina
Mark EastPerson of Argentina
Megan ForsteChild
Bridget FrancisChild
Nicole FrancisChild
Teri GillPerson of Argentina
Carlos GorbeaPerson of Argentina
Pat GormanPerson of Argentina
Rex David HaysPerson of Argentina
Michael LichtefeldPerson of Argentina
Carol LugenbealPerson of Argentina
Paula LynnPerson of Argentina
Morgan MacKayPerson of Argentina
Peter MarinosPerson of Argentina
Sal MistrettaPerson of Argentina
Jack NeubeckPerson of Argentina
Marcia O'BrienPerson of Argentina
Nancy OpelPerson of Argentina
Michael PastrykChild
Davia SacksPerson of Argentina
James SbanoPerson of Argentina
David StallerPerson of Argentina
Michelle StubbsPerson of Argentina
Robert TannaPerson of Argentina
Clarence TeetersPerson of Argentina
Susan TerryPerson of Argentina
Phillip TracyPerson of Argentina
David VosburghPerson of Argentina
Mark WaldropPerson of Argentina
Sandra WheelerPerson of Argentina
Brad WitsgerPerson of Argentina
John Leslie WolfePerson of Argentina
Nancy WoodPerson of Argentina
Christopher WootenChild
John YostPerson 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, 1952Company
Requiem for EvitaCompany
Oh What a CircusChe and Company
On This Night of a Thousand StarsMagaldi
Eva Beware of the CityMagaldi, Eva Perón and Family
Buenos AiresEva Perón and Dancers
Goodnight and Thank YouChe, Eva Perón and Lovers
The Art of the PossiblePerón, Eva Perón and Colonels
Charity ConcertCompany
I'd Be Surprisingly Good for YouEva Perón and Perón
Another Suitcase in Another HallPerón's Mistress
Peron's Latest FlameChe, Eva Perón and Company
A New ArgentinaEva Perón, Perón, Che and Company
ACT 2 Sung By
On the Balcony of the Casa RosadaPerón, Che and Company
Don't Cry for Me ArgentinaEva Perón
High Flying AdoredChe and Eva Perón
Rainbow HighEva Perón and Dressers
Rainbow TourChe, 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 EvitaChildren and Workers
Waltz for Eva and CheEva Perón and Che
She is a DiamondPerón and Officers
Dice Are RollingPerón and Eva Perón
Eva's Final BroadcastEva Perón and Che
MontageCompany
LamentEva Perón and Che