Evita, the Broadway musical written by Andrew Lloyd Weber and Tim Rice that took the Great White Way by storm in the 80s and was made into a feature film starring Madonna in the late 90s, is back! A new revival of Evita opened in previews last night at the Marquis Theatre and today we get our first look at some of the photos that were snapped during the curtain call of last night’s debut preview performance. As you may know, Latin popstar Ricky Martin plays Ché in this new production of Evita and he is joined by Elena Roger in the lead role of Eva Perón and Michael Cerveris as Colonel Juan Domingo Perón. Check out photos of these three players in their new roles below.
I have to say, I am very excited to see this new production of Evita. I am a big fan of the musical and I really LOVE the film version … but, alas, I’ve never been able to see the show in a full Broadway production. Obviously I wasn’t able to see the show back in the 80s so, yeah, I’m really looking forward to seeing this new revival. I can’t say I’m the biggest Ricky Martin fan but I’m willing to give him the benefit of the doubt. He looks great in these photos … the mustache really looks good on him. I love the songs from this play’s soundtrack so if I do get to see the show, I’ll likely be singing along under my breath. I’m really curious to read the reviews for this new version of Evita. I hope it’s a good show, I’d hate to be disappointed.
[Photo credit: INFdaily]