Evita- New Broadway Cast Recording
~ The New Broadway Cast Recording (Artist)
200% Sales Rank in Music: 112 (was 336 yesterday)
Release Date: June 19, 2012
Buy new: $14.76
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Review & Description
For the first time since it debuted on Broadway over 30 years ago, Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's seven-time Tony Award®-winning musical EVITA is back on Broadway. The production stars Grammy®-winning international superstar Ricky Martin as Che, Olivier Award®-winning Argentinean actress Elena Roger making her Broadway debut as Evita and Tony Award®-winner Michael Cerveris as Juan Peron. EVITA is directed by Tony and Olivier Award®-winner Michael Grandage (Frost/Nixon, Red) and choreographed by Tony® and Emmy Award®-winner Rob Ashford (How To Succeed, Promises, Promises).
EVITA tells Eva Peron's passionate and tragic story through Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's most dazzling and beloved score which includes the songs "Don't Cry for Me Argentina," "Another Suitcase in Another Hall" and "High Flying Adored," together with "You Must Love Me," the Oscar®-winning hit from the film version of EVITA.
After researching the life of Eva Perón for many years, Rice & Lloyd Webber released EVITA in 1976 as a concept album with Julie Covington as Evita and it became a world-wide hit. Soon after, the production debuted on stage in London's West End starring Elaine Paige and directed by Hal Prince. The production transferred to Broadway and opened in 1979 starring Patti LuPone, who went on to win one of the seven 1980 Tony Awards® the show earned. A major 1996 film of the musical was made starring Madonna as Evita and Antonio Banderas as Che. Michael Grandage's production of EVITA, which opened in 2006, took London by storm and garnered critical acclaim for the show and its leading lady, Elena Roger.
- Amazon Sales Rank: #112 in Music
- Released on: 2012-06-19
- Number of discs: 1