By Neil Halligan
Following its smash-hit run in London’s West End, Evita will come to Dubai for 16 performances, from January 22 to February 3, 2018.
Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s Evita will be coming to Dubai early next year for a two-week run.
Following its successful run in London’s West End, the show will come to Dubai for 16 performances, from the January 22 to the February 3, 2018.
With lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, the legendary show tells the famous story of Eva Peron, First Lady to Argentine president Juan Peron, who dedicated her life to charity and was heralded as the ‘spiritual leader of the nation’.
Released as a rock opera in 1976, the Tony award winning show has over 40 years of success in the West End and Broadway.
The legendary show combines the best of musical with award winning songs, including 'Don’t Cry For Me Argentina', 'On This Night of a Thousand Stars', You Must Love Me, and Another Suitcase in Another Hall'.
Liz Koops, CEO at Broadway Entertainment Group said: “Following on from the phenomenal successful season of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s CATS at Dubai Opera, Broadway Entertainment Group is delighted to be presenting with Dubai Opera, this renowned musical classic. Evita, this iconic musical is sure to delight and wow audiences."
Jasper Hope, chief executive at Dubai Opera added: "I am delighted that we will welcome this sensational production of Evita to Dubai Opera with its scintillating score incorporating classic Latin tangos and pasos dobles. Love her or hate her, there's no doubting the impact of this incredible woman's story on Argentina and the world."
For more information on Dubai Opera's website at: www.dubaiopera.com