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.
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.