Leicester’s Curve theatre will stage a brand-new production of Evita, running 27 November 2023 to 13 January 2024.
Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s iconic musical will be directed by Curve’s Artistic Director Nikolai Foster, whose recent acclaimed productions include Billy Elliot the Musical (winner of Best Musical Production at the UK Theatre Awards), The Wizard of Oz, A Chorus Line, West Side Story and Sunset Boulevard.
As Eva Duarte, a child born into poverty, she followed her dreams of becoming an actress. As Eva Perón, she captured the hearts of Argentina’s working classes, broke new ground for women in politics and became the most powerful woman in Latin America.
Follow the wild days and mad existence of one of history’s most glamorous, glorified and divisive figures in this multi-award-winning musical, which features countless unforgettable songs including ‘Buenos Aires’, ‘Another Suitcase in Another Hall’, ‘’Oh What a Circus’ and the anthemic ‘Don’t Cry for me Argentina’.