Ramin Karimloo and Jenn Colella Will Share a "Waltz for Eva and Che" in Vancouver Evita

News   Ramin Karimloo and Jenn Colella Will Share a "Waltz for Eva and Che" in Vancouver Evita
The Vancouver Opera has announced that Jenn Colella (If/Then) and Ramin Karimloo (Les Misérables) will star as Eva Peron and Che, respectively, in the spring production of Evita. The Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber musical will begin performances in April.

Helmed by Kelly Robinson, the engagement will run April 30-May 8 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. John Cudia will play Peron, and Shannon Chan Kent will play the Mistress with further casting to be announced soon. Jonathan Darlington will conduct.

Jenn Colella
Jenn Colella

Set in Buenos Aires during the politically turbulent 1930's and 40's, Evita chronicles the life of an obscure and ambitious actress who goes on to become the most powerful woman in Argentina. A controversial figure in history, the musical follows her career from performing in B movies to her place at the presidential palace. The acclaimed 1979 Broadway production won seven Tony Awards including Best Musical.

The limited Vancouver engagement will be presented in English with surtitles projected above the stage.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.vancouveropera.ca. The theatre is located at 1945 McLean Dr., Vancouver, Canada.

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