Evita 2014 Tour
November 30, 2013  //  By:   //  News  //  Comments are off

MARTI PELLOW, one of music’s most respected artists undertakes one of musical theatre’s most coveted roles, when he plays Che in Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s EVITA.

Following its critically acclaimed run in 2013 EVITA will continue to tour the UK into 2014, opening at New Theatre, Oxford on Wednesday 22 January.

Telling the story of Eva Peron, wife of former Argentine dictator Juan Peron, Evita follows Eva’s journey from humble beginnings through to extraordinary wealth, power and iconic status which ultimately led her to be heralded as the ‘spiritual leader of the nation’ by the Argentine people. With more than 20 major awards to its credit, including the Oscar winning film version starring Madonna and Antonio Banderas, Evita features some of the most iconic 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.

Marti Pellow plays Che, a character who reflects the voice of the Argentine people; linked to Eva by destiny he brings conflict to the story of Eva’s rise to fame.

This production introduces a new star, Madalena Alberto, bringing the role of Eva to life to incredible critical acclaim. Madalena’s musical theatre credits include the role of Piaf at the Curve Theatre, Leicester, Fantine in the 25th Anniversary production of Les Misérables. Other roles include Lucy in Jekyll and Hyde (Union Theatre, London), Carmen Diaz in Fame (UK Tour), Sam in Over the Threshold (Edinburgh and London) and Sonia in Godspell (Union Theatre, London). The Portuguese singer-songwriter also released her album Heart Condition in 2012.

Mark Heenehan reprises his role as Peron. Further casting details to follow.

EVITA – 2014 UK TOUR DATES

Wednesday 22 – Saturday 25 January​
Box Office: 0844 871 3020
New Theatre, Oxford​
Website: www.atgtickets.com

Monday 27 January – Saturday 8 February​
Box Office: 0844 871 3014
Playhouse Theatre, Edinburgh ​
Website: www.atgtickets.com

Monday 10 – Saturday 15 February​
Box Office: 0818 719 388
Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Dublin​Website: www.bordgaisenergytheatre.ie

Monday 17- Saturday 22 February​
Box Office: 029 2087 8889
New Theatre, Cardiff​
Website: www.newtheatrecardiff.co.uk

Monday 24 – Saturday 29 February​
Box Office: 08448 11 21 21
Theatre Royal, Newcastle​
Website: www.theatreroyal.co.uk

Monday 10 – Saturday 15 March ​
Box Office: 01228 633 766
Sands Theatre, Carlisle​
Website: www.thesandscentre.co.uk

Monday 17 – Saturday 22 March​
Box Office: 0844 874 3019
Palace Theatre, Manchester​
Website: www.atgtickets.com

Monday 24 March – Saturday 5 April ​
Box Office: 01227 787 787
Marlow Theatre, Canterbury​
Website: www.marlowetheatre.com

Monday 8 – Saturday 19 April ​
Box Office: 0844 338 5000
Hippodrome Theatre, Birmingham​Website: www.birminghamhippodrome.com

Monday 21 – Saturday 26 April ​
Box Office: 01482 300 300
New Theatre, Hull​
Website: www.hullcc.gov.uk/hullnewtheatre

Monday 28 April – Saturday 3 May ​
Box Office: 01492 872 000
Venue Cymru, Llandudno​
Website: www.venuecymru.co.uk

Monday 6 – Saturday 10 May​
Box Office: 01684 892 277
Festival Theatre, Malvern​
Website: www.malvern-theatres.co.uk

**Monday 12 – Saturday 17 May​
Box Office: 0844 848 2700
Grand Theatre, Leeds​
Website: www.leedsgrandtheatre.com

**Monday 19 – Saturday 24 May ​
Box Office: 01752 267222
Theatre Royal, Plymouth ​
Website: www.theatreroyal.com

**Monday 27 – Saturday 31 May​
Box Office: 01494 512 000
Swan Theatre, High Wycombe​
Website: www.wycombeswan.co.uk

**Monday 2 – Saturday 7 June​
Box Office: 01322 220000
Orchard Theatre, Dartford​
Website: www.orchardtheatre.co.uk

** The role of Peron is tbc, Mark Heenehan plays Peron until Saturday 10 May