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Circle Theatre: Evita

Sunday, May 17, 2015

5:00 PM


Argentina's controversial First Lady is the subject of this dynamic musical masterpiece. As an illegitimate fifteen year old, Eva escaped her dirt-poor existence for the bright lights of Buenos Aires. Driven by ambition and blessed with charisma, she was a starlet at twenty-two, the president's mistress at twenty-four, First Lady at twenty-seven, and dead at thirty-three. Eva Peron "saint to the working-class, reviled by the aristocracy and mistrusted by the military" was destined to leave a fascinating political legacy unique in the 20th century. Told through a compelling score that fuses haunting chorales with exuberant Latin, pop and jazz influences, Evita creates an arresting theatrical portrait as complex as the woman herself.

MAY 7-9, 13-16, 20-23 @ 7:30PM
MAY 17 @ 5:00pm
Tickets: $25-$27

For Tickets and Information: http://circletheatre.org/2015-season.html

Event Type: Arts-Entertainment 
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