Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's iconic musical returns to Canberra for the first time in 25 years in this stunning new Canberra Philharmonic production.

With more than 20 major awards to its credit, and the Oscar winning film version starring Madonna and Antonio Banderas, EVITA has become iconic. It features some of the most memorable and best loved songs in musical theatre, including ‘Don’t Cry For Me Argentina’, ‘On This Night of a Thousand Stars’, ‘You Must Love Me’, and ‘Another Suitcase in Another Hall’.

EVITA charts the story of Eva Peron, wife of former Argentine dictator Juan Peron, from her humble beginnings through to the extraordinary wealth, power and iconic status which ultimately led her to be heralded as the ‘spiritual leader of the nation’. Told through a compelling score that fuses haunting chorales with exuberant Latin, pop and jazz influences, EVITA creates an arresting theatrical portrait as complex as the woman herself.

Following Philo's critically acclaimed Cabaret (July 2014), this production is again directed by Jim McMullen, with musical direction by Casey White and choreography by Eliza Shephard and Shasha Chen. A talented local cast features Kelly Roberts in the title role, with Grant Pegg as the everyman Che, and Tony Falla playing Argentine President Juan Perón.

At Erindale Theatre for three weeks from 5 - 21 March, tickets and gift certificates on sale now.

Thursday 5 March, 8 pm
Friday 6 March, 8 pm
Saturday 7 March, 8 pm

Wednesday 11 March, 8 pm
Thursday 12 March, 8 pm
Friday 13 March, 8 pm
Saturday 14 March, 2 pm Matinee
Saturday 14 March, 8 pm

Wednesday 18 March, 8 pm
Thursday 19 March, 8 pm
Friday 20 March, 8 pm
Saturday 21 March, 2 pm Matinee
Saturday 21 March, 8 pm

Type Price Notes
Adult $49
Concession           . $43              . Full time student, pensioner, seniors, health care card holders
Group $43 Group of 10 or more
Child $25 17 years and under
Family $34* 2 adults, 2 children under 18. 4 tickets required at $34 each.

 

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Principals

Eva Peron: Kelly Roberts

Che: Grant Pegg

Juan Peron: Tony Falla

Mistress: Beth Deer

Magaldi: Michael Hansen

Understudy to Eva: Shell Tully

Understudy to Che: Lachlan McIntyre

Generals

Michael Jeffries

Ensemble

Ian Bartlett
Hayden Crosweller
Stijn Hanson
Michael Jeffries
Rhys Madigan
Lachlan McIntyre
Richard Niven
John Potter
Luis Santos
David Shannon
James Tighe
Jake Willis

Cara Bessey
Deanna Gibbs
Adele Haussmann
Amelia Juniper-Grey
Anne McLeod
Kelda McManus
Frances McNair
Emma Nichols
Eliza Niven
Lara Niven

Tessa Niven
Katie Phillips
Esther Ramsay
Shennia Spillane
Salote Temu
Fiona Tregoning
Kate Tricks
Shell Tully
Anna Tully
Karyn Tisdell
Jenny Watson

Opening Weekend Discount: Enter promo code "JUAN"  for a discount on 5-7 March performances.

Instructions (if you get stuck):

1. Click this link to buy tickets for EVITA.
2. Enter the code "JUAN" (without quotes) in the yellow box to the right.
3. Select a performance in 5-7 March.
4. Choose seats.
5. As the ticket type, select one of the opening weekend discounts (Adult or Concession).

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