The revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s Evita opened at the Marquis Theatre April 5, 2012. The production, directed by Michael Grandage with choreography by Rob Ashford, played 26 previews and 337 performances before closing on January 26, 2013, and earned three Tony Award nominations including Best Revival of a Musical.
Based on true events, Evita tells the story of an obscure and ambitious actress who becomes the powerful and controversial first lady of Argentina. The original production first opened at the Broadway Theatre in 1979.
The revival starred Elena Rogers as Eva Perón, Ricky Martin as Che, Michael Cerveris as Perón, Max von Essen as Magaldi, and Rachel Potter as the mistress. Rounding out the cast were Ashley Amber, George Lee Adrews, Eric L. Christian, Kristine Covillo, Colin Cunliffe, Margot de la Barre, Bradley Dean, Rebecca Eichenberger, Melanie Filed, Constantine Germanacos, Laurel Harris, Bahiyah Hibah, Nick Kenkel, Brad Little, Erica Mansfield, Emily Mechler, Sydney Morton, Jessica Lea Patty, Aleks Pevec, Kristie Dale Sanders, Timothy Shrew, Johnny Stellard, Alex Michael Stoll, Daniel Torres, and Maya Jade Frank and Isabela Monder as Child with Christina DeCicco as the Eva Perón alternate and Wendi Bergamini, Jennie Ford, Michaeljon Slinger, and Matt Wall as swings.
Evita featured scenic and costume design by Christopher Oram, lighting design by Neil Austin, sound design by Mick Potter, and projection design by Zachary Borovay with stage management by Michael J. Passaro, Pat Sosnow, and Jim Athens. Visit the Playbill Vault for the complete cast and creative team.