Evita is without doubt one of the best known of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musicals.
Telling the story of Eva Duarte, it shows her rise to become the first lady of Argentina. This Tony award winning musical follows her journey between 1934 until her untimely death in 1952 aged just 33.
Evita’s memorable Don’t Cry for Me Argentina is one of the most performed musical theatre songs and the score also contains the fabulous Another Suitcase Another Hall, Oh What A Circus, High Flying Adored and You Must Love Me.
Screenplay by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. Songs by Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed.
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