Evita Gets Resident Production by Lyric Stage in Dallas

News   Evita Gets Resident Production by Lyric Stage in Dallas Catherine Carpenter Cox makes her Dallas area debut in Lyric Stage's new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Evita Feb. 17-March 4.

The resident production of the musical docudrama about Eva Peron, the Argentine political leader and First Lady married to dictator Juan Peron, plays the Irving Arts Center's Dupree Theater, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd., in Irving, TX

Lyric Stage is known for its revivals, revisions and commitment to new works.

Catherine Carpenter Cox appeared in Off-Broadway's recent revival of Godspell (singing "Day by Day") and is heard on the new recording. She is also on the "Broadway Inspirations" recording from Fynsworth Alley. Cox's credits include Off-Broadway'sReefer Madness and Escape From Pterodactyl Island in the 2003 Fringe Festival. She has her BFA from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts.

The cast includes Brian Gonzales as Che, Blake Davidson as Juan Peron, Stephanie Hall as Peron's mistress and Brian Hathaway as Migaldi, with Stephen Bates, Dayton Dobbs, Randy Dobbs, Eddie Floresca, Jay Gardner, Carlos Gomez, Martin Guerra, Lindsey Holloway, Joy Ingram, Linda Leonard, Jonathan McCurry, C. Nicholas Morris, Denise Pacific, Kristi Rowan, Kim Smith, R. Bradford Smith, David Lee Staggers, James Williams and Jodi C. Wright.

Len Pfluger directs and choreographs. James McQuillen is musical director. Scenic design is by Wade Giampa with lighting design by Linda Blase. For more information, call (972) 594-1904 visit www.lyricstage.org.