abounds in this musically electric affair"
Kansas City Star - Robert Trussell
is High Flying Adored"
- Kristin Schafel
is Rainbow High"
Studio - Kellie Houx
is by far the most gorgeous and intelligent orchestration
of EVITA I've heard"
Pitch - Grace Suh
First Lady is the subject of this dynamic musical masterpiece.
As an illegitimate fifteen year old, Eva escaped her dirt-poor
existence for the bright ights of Buenos Aires. Driven by
ambition and blessed with charisma, she was a starlet at
twenty-two, the president's mistress at twenty-four, First
Lady at twenty-seven, and dead at thirty-three. Eva Peron
"saint to the working-class, reviled by the aristocracy
and mistrusted by the military" was destined to leave
a fascinating political legacy unique in the 20th century.
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