Examine the rapid rise and fall of the first lady of Argentina, Eva Peron, through the Tony award-winning rock musical. Created by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, Evita promises to be a thrilling tale of fame and power!
Why Watch Evita
Premiering London’s West End all the way back in 1978, Evita is one of the most well-known musicals to be showcased around the world. It has the unique distinction of winning both the Laurence Olivier and Tony Awards for best musical and has won critical acclaim for its portrayal of the story of Eva Peron. Andrew Lloyd Webber, a winner of six Tony, three Grammy, seven Olivier, and an Academy Award, composed the music for Evita, and it is considered one of the finest works of theater of the late 20th century. The musical features a range of different styles and contains choral interludes, orchestral passages, and also ballads. The musical has featured across the world, with productions in Italy, Brazil, Mexico, Spain, Australia in addition to numerous touring productions. Despite being one of the most staged musicals in the world, director Sammi Cannold does a stellar job in adding her unique touch to the story of Eva Peron. Do not miss a gripping musical that explores the life of a divisive figure who was once at the helm politics and entertainment!
15-year old Eva Duarte, who lives in the town of Junin longs for a better life in Buenos Aires. She falls in love with Agustin Magaldi, a tango singer, and persuades him to take her with him to Buenos Aires. On arriving at the capital, she leaves Magaldi and quickly rises up the social ladder to become a model, actress, and radio star.
She meets Colonel Juan Domingo Peron, an ambitious colonel who is rising up the political ladder, and tells him that she can help him rise to power. Soon, she marries Peron, and he launches his presidential bid. Will Peron go on to be elected President following Eva’s meticulous planning? Will Eva finally have attained her goal of achieving fame and glory?
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Know Before You Go
Photography and recording devices are strictly prohibited during the performance.
10 and above. Children under the age of 5 unfortunately cannot be admitted.
Assistive Hearing System
Smart and casual wear is recommended. Keep in mind, the theatre is air conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.
Strict Cancellation Policy
This experience cannot be cancelled, amended or rescheduled.
Your e-tickets need to be exchanged for physical tickets with our uniformed Headout hosts outside the theater.
- By Subway:
Take subway services 1 and 2 or A, C, and E and get off at 50th St. Alternatively, you could also take the subway lines N, Q, R, or W and disembark at 57th St. The theatre is less than a 8-minute walk from both these stations.