Evita - the hugely popular musical
One of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s most popular musical productions, Evita charts the life and times of Eva Perón, a political powerhouse and Argentine legend who rose to prominence in the 1940s to become the First Lady of the South American country. A favourite in the West End and on Broadway since 1978, this award-winning musical has enjoyed countless productions and tours in the past few decades. Whether you know the story inside and out, or want to experience this mesmerising tale for the first time, grab your Evita tickets today here at StubHub.
Evita – a legend celebrated on stage
Based on the story of Eva Perón, Evita charts the early life, rise and eventual death of the Argentine First Lady throughout some of the most historic decades of Argentina’s history. The musical began life in the 1970s, when Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyricist Tim Rice came together to produce a concept album based on the political figure’s story. The album was released to much acclaim in 1976 and a live production in London’s West End would soon follow.
Evita was first unveiled to UK audiences in the West End in 1978. Much like the album that came before it, the musical was met with critical acclaim. The production quickly pocketed the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Musical, while the Broadway production would be graced with the Tony Award in the same category the following year.
A musical success story
Ever since its debut performance, Evita has remained one of the most popular and successful musicals of all time. The production has played or toured near constantly, with long-lived stays in the West End and Broadway. A string of professional tours have catapulted this musical to an international audience, while the 1996 film starring Madonna brought this timeless tale to a new audience.
After enjoying multiple successes, Evita has produced a variety of cast albums. Songs like “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina”, “Oh What a Circus”, “You Must Love Me” and “Another Suitcase in Another Hall” have all become popular pieces in their own right. If you’re keen to experience your favourite songs again live, find Evita tickets online at StubHub today.
More must-see musicals
If you're a fan of musicals, make sure you never miss a performance from your favourite production. At StubHub, you'll find tickets to a whole host of must-see musicals, from family-friendly performances the whole brood can enjoy, to captivating biopics with scripts ripped from the pages of history. After you've put your Evita tickets to good use, why not browse for tickets to more Andrew Lloyd Webber classics like The Phantom of the Opera and Cats.