Project Description

EVITA (Tour)

Evita (Tour)

EVITA with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice, based on the original Broadway production, toured the USA and was originally scheduled to play on Broadway in the 1999–2000 season started in Detroit on 3 November 1998 and closed in Boston, Massachusetts in summer of 1999.

Produced by Manny Kladitis, Magicworks Entertainment and PACE Theatrical Group, Inc.

Directed & Choreographed by Larry Fuller (Reproduced from Harold Prince’s Original Direction);  Scenic, Projection & Costume Design by Timothy O’Brien; Lighting Design by Richard Winkler; Sound Design by Abe Jacob and Hair Design by Jim Belcher.

Starring: Natalie Toro & alternating with Ana Maria Andricain (Eva); Raul Esparza (Che); Raymond Jaramillo McLeod (Juan Perón); Tom Flynn (Magaldi); Angela Covington (Mistress) with Neil Badders, Raquel Baldwin, Charles Bergell, Kevin Bernard, Kathryn Blake, Scott Blanks, Lesley Blumenthal, Catherine Chiarelli, Sterling Clark, Bill E. Dietrich, Jeffrey Drew, Karin Farrell, William Gilinsky, Scott Haywatd, Steve Hogle, R. Kim Jordan, AmirLevy, Charlie Marcus, Heather McFadden, Halden Michaels, David Roberts, Mary C. Sheehan, Matthew Sipress, Lauren Thompson, Tara Tyrrell and Meaghan Adawe Mcleod

Understudies: Kathryn Blake (Eva Perón, Perón’s Mistress), Scott Blanks (Perón), Sterling Clark (Magaldi), Bill E. Dietrich (Che), William Gilinsky (Perón), Scott Hayward (Magaldi), Charlie Marcus (Che) and Heather McFadden (Perón’s Mistress)

Musical Coordinator: William Meade; Keyboard I: David Thompson; Keyboard II: Shawn Gough; Guitar: David Shoup; Bass: Randall Klitz; Drums: Aaron Russell

Assistant Director: Ken Urmston; Assistant Choreographer: R. Kim Jordan; Assistant Lighting Design: Dan Walker; Assistant Sound Design: Chris Cronin; Technical Supervisor: Chris Nass; Production Stage Manager: Greg Hirsch; Stage Manager: Jimmie Lee Smith; Assistant Stage Manager: Newton Cole and Dance Captain: R. Kim Jordan

General Manager: Niko Associates, Inc. (Manny Kladitis, Founder and President); Company Manager: Christopher T.P. Holman; Assistant Co. Mgr: Morag MacPherson; Casting: Julie Hughes and Barry Moss, CSA; National Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Online Marketing by Toby Simkin, Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.;

The Broadway theatre supersite Buy Broadway OnlineAs Founder and CEO of Theatre.com and BuyBroadway.com.  The pioneer in moving the Broadway industry onto the internet. The theatre press branded me as “Toby is the man pushing theatre, kicking and screaming, into cyberspace.” What started in 1989 as a Broadway industry service called ShowCall via dialup BBS for members of the League of American Theatre Producers evolved onto the world wide web in 1993, and shortly after this, the vast majority of Broadway shows (starting with my production of Victor/Victoria) and theatrical organizations followed. The “Super site of Broadway” became a publicly traded company, prior to my re-branding it as Theatre.com at the Minskoff Theatre.

The global theater supersite theatre.comDescribed by Variety Magazine as a “marketing powerhouse“, it was the single largest theatre community in the world with over 180,000 active members (in the 1990’s this was massive). From buying official Broadway tickets and souvenirs, providing detailed global show listings, interactive show study & educational guides, live streaming shows and events (including many Opening Nights live broadcasts), industry news from major theatre journalists, pictures and videos, games, messaging directly to Broadway cast’s backstage or even licensing a musical, theatre.com offered it all in a single, easy-to-use interface to theatregoers across North America and globally.

EVITA Tour Dates

Jul 20, 1999 – Aug 01, 1999
Emerson Colonial Theatre
Boston, MA

Jul 13, 1999 – Jul 18, 1999
Wolf Trap
Vienna, VA

Jul 06, 1999 – Jul 11, 1999
Weidner Center For The Performing Arts
Green Bay, WI

Jun 22, 1999 – Jun 27, 1999
Orpheum Theatre – Minneapolis
Minneapolis, MN

Jun 08, 1999 – Jun 20, 1999
Keller Auditorium
Portland, OR

Jun 01, 1999 – Jun 06, 1999
San Diego Civic Theatre
San Diego, CA

May 12, 1999 – May 30, 1999
Pantages Theatre – Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA

Apr 28, 1999 – May 09, 1999
Paramount Theatre
Seattle, WA

Apr 20, 1999 – Apr 25, 1999
Segerstrom Center for the Arts
Costa Mesa, CA

Apr 06, 1999 – Apr 11, 1999
Music Hall At Fair Park
Dallas, TX

Mar 30, 1999 – Apr 04, 1999
Fox Theatre – St. Louis
St. Louis, MO

Mar 23, 1999 – Mar 28, 1999
Ohio Theatre
Columbus, OH

Mar 16, 1999 – Mar 21, 1999
Saenger Theatre (LA)
New Orleans, LA

Feb 17, 1999 – Mar 14, 1999
Orpheum Theatre – San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Feb 09, 1999 – Feb 14, 1999
Fox Theatre
Atlanta, GA

Feb 02, 1999 – Feb 07, 1999
Merriam Theater
Philadelphia, PA

Jan 26, 1999 – Jan 31, 1999
Prudential Hall
Newark, NJ

Jan 13, 1999 – Jan 24, 1999
Morris A. Mechanic Theatre
Baltimore, MD

Jan 05, 1999 – Jan 10, 1999
Uihlein Hall at Marcus Performing Arts Center
Milwaukee, WI

Dec 15, 1998 – Dec 27, 1998
Chicago Theatre
Chicago, IL

Dec 01, 1998 – Dec 13, 1998
Aronoff Center For The Arts: Procter & Gamble Hall
Cincinnati, OH

Nov 24, 1998 – Nov 29, 1998
Kentucky Center For The Performing Arts
Louisville, KY

Nov 03, 1998 – Nov 22, 1998
Masonic Temple Theatre
Detroit, MI

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Evita Notes

Larry Fuller was the original choreographer of Evita.

Evita premiered in the U.S. At Los Angeles’ Civic Light Opera in 1979. The show then opened on Broadway Sept. 25, 1979, with Patti LuPone as Eva Peron, Bob Gunton as her husband, and Mandy Patinkin as Che.

For fun, here is my parody of EVITA from early 2020

Parody...-FAJITA-(Re-imagined-Poster)

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