How Did London Critics Feel About the Latest Evita Revival?

The Verdict   How Did London Critics Feel About the Latest Evita Revival?
Emma Hatton stars in the West End return of the Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice rock opera.
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Bill Kenwright’s production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s 1978 rock opera Evita has again returned to London’s West End, this time in a 12-week limited engagement at the Phoenix Theatre on Charing Cross Road.

Co-directed by Kenwright and Bob Tomson, the revival stars West End Wicked alum Emma Hatton as Eva Peron, with Italian performer Gian Marco Schiaretti as Che.

Previews began July 28. The limited engagement is currently scheduled to continue through October 14.

Here’s what London critics had to say about Evita’s return. Check back for updates.

The Standard (Fiona Mountford)

The Stage (Tim Bano)

The Telegraph (Dominic Cavendish)

The Times (Sam Marlowe)

The production features designs by Matthew Wright, choreography by Bill Deamer, and sound design by Dan Samson.

Completing the cast are Oscar Balmaseda, Sarah O’Connor, George Arvidson, Lewis Barnshaw, Jessica Ellen, Callum Fitzgerald, Kellie Gnauck, Dominic Adam Griffin, Joe McCourt, Jude Neill, Jordan Oliver, Chrissie Perkins, Oliver Slade, Matias Stegmann, and Yuval Zoref.

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