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Evita is a Broadway musical captivating the audience with its remarkable cast and interesting storyline. It is an endearing and dramatic musical about Argentine’s first lady. The music of Evita has been given by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics are by Tim Rice. The impressive cast of the musical features Elena Rogers, Grammy-winning performer Ricky Martin and Tony Award winner Michael Cerveris. The show has been directed by Michael Grandage who has tried to give it a more authentic Latin feel. With great rock scores and beautiful choreography Evita tickets promise an entertaining time.
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The concept has seen several adaptations. Evita first appeared in 1976 as a rock opera concept album that is a very different version from the Broadway one. It was well appreciated. A film of the musical was also made that starred Madonna and Antonio Banderas. The musical has been revived time and again because of the success it enjoys and also because of its interesting subject line.
The story of Evita revolves around the life of Eva Perón who mesmerized Argentina. She is the Argentine controversial political leader, who is the second wife of Argentine president Juan Perón. The musical traces her early life and her rise to power till she succumbs to death at a very young age.
The gripping drama centers on themes of love, politics, power, and ambition. The story although has a political backdrop yet it focuses on romance on two levels. One is the love between Evita and Juan Perón and the other more dominant one is between Evita and the people of Argentine.
The story takes interesting turns showing the girl from a mundane background becoming most powerful lady of the country, seen as a saint by some and a villain by others. During different phases of her life her character is shown in different shades. Her character undergoes various transformations, starting from a peasant girl to a movie star who becomes the First Lady and a champion for the poor to the tragic ending, there are all shades of grey in it. With each transformation the character becomes more complex and interesting. It intrigues the audience and keeps them engaged in finding the real Evita. The musical does not show Evita as good or bad but leaves the audience with conflicting views and to make their own conclusions.
The role of Evita is challenging and most important one. There are so many shades to the character, each distinct and unique. To portray them effectively demanded a powerful performance and Elena Rogers successfully manages to do it. She brings these shades to the character in the most convincing manner. Elena is the first Argentinean actress to play Evita on Broadway and has become a celebrated actress.
International pop star Ricky Martin also plays his part effectively. He plays the harsh critic Che . His performance and incredible voice adds to the charm of the show. Michael Cerveris plays Juan Perón adding more depth and warmth to the character. The complex characters of the story portrayed in a persuasive manner make the emotional story more appealing.
Music is of course the highlight of Evita. Being a show that is entirely sung-through it demands strong vocals that can handle the tough challenge. Evita is considered the most difficult musicals to produce and this challenge has been handled well by the vocalists. The complex and passionate scores are appealing. Overall the melodic music reflects maturity and complimented by the deep and smart lyrics by Rice it all comes together to have a powerful impact. The song Don't Cry for Me Argentina is a favorite one. Other popular songs of the musical that have been appreciated are Another Suitcase in Another Hall and High Flying, Adored.
The strong storyline and beautiful musical score makes Grandage’s impassioned production a must see. If you want to enjoy the musical spectacle that brings the intriguing musical story with an impressive cast then get Evita tickets.
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