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Evita

Lyrics: Tim Rice. Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber.

Productions

Prince Edward Theatre, 1978-1986
Theatre Royal Norwich, 1989
UK Tour, 1996
Adelphi Theatre, 2006
Dominion Theatre, 2014

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Prince Edward Theatre
First performance: Wednesday 21st June 1978
Last performance: 1986
Director: Harold Prince. Choreography: Larry Fuller.
Designers: Timothy O'Brien and Tazeena Firth.
Lighting: David Hersey. Sound: Abe Jacob.
Musical Director: Anthony Bowles. Orchestrations: Hershy Kay.
Original Orchestrations and Vocal Arrangements: Andrew Lloyd Webber.

September 1978 ed. programme cast
CharacterPlayed By
Eva PeronElaine Paige
PeronJoss Ackland
CheDavid Essex
Peron's MistressSiobhan McCarthy
MagaldiMark Ryan
SingerJoshua Bancel
SingerDerek Beard
SingerMichele Breeze
SingerChris Brooke
SingerJo Cameron Brown
SingerJimmy Cassidy
SingerDerek Damon
SingerJeni Evans
Singer
Principal Understudy Peron
Colin Fay
Singer
Principal Understudy Eva
Susannah Fellows
SingerStanley Fleet
SingerStewart Mackintosh
SingerRobin Merrill
Singer
Principal Understudy Che
Nigel Planer
SingerClaire Rimmer
SingerKen Robson
SingerMyra Sands
SingerWendy Schoemann
SingerJanet Shaw
Singer
Principal Understudy Magaldi
David Taeger
SingerChristina Thornton
SingerEdwin Van Wyk
DancerPeppi Borza
DancerChristine Cartwright
DancerAndrea Chance
DancerTeresa Codling
DancerMargaret Ede
DancerAnthony Edge
DancerSusan Hayes
DancerGerard Jouanneau
DancerJulie Kirk
DancerConnel Miles
DancerPhillip Needs
DancerDavid Shelmerdine
Dancer
Principal Understudy Mistress
Nancy Wood
DancerJohn Yost
ChildrenSelected from The Old Vicarage School, Richmond Hill and King's House School, Richmond and trained by Michael Stuckley
Musicians
DrumsLenny Clarke
GuitarsDavid Whyte, Ian Laws
HarpKate Wilson
WoodwindHilary Grubb, Richard West, David Lawrence
TrumpetsNorman Archibald, Simon Ferguson
ViolinsDiana Cummings (Leader), Susan Lynn, Raymond Prescott, Beatrice Harper, Mark Berrow, Nina Whitehurst
BassJohn Priseman
KeyboardsPaul Maguire, David Firman
PercussionDuncan Kinnell
HornsHubert Starr, John Winch
TrombonePhil Brown
CelliPaul Kegg, Avis Perthen, Anthony Stark
Principal ConductorDavid Firman

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Theatre Royal Norwich
First performance: Tuesday 31st October 1989.
Original Direction: Harold Prince. Restaged by: Kenneth M. Urmston.
Musical Director: Alasdair MacNeill. Sound: The Sound Department.
Orchestrations: David Cullen. Original Orchestrations & Vocal Arrangements: Andrew Lloyd Webber.
Choreography: Larry Fuller. Designers: Tim O'Brien and Tazeena Firth.

CharacterPlayed By
CheChristopher Corcoran
EvaJacqui Scott
PeronMichael Bauer
MagaldiAdrian Beaumont
Peron's MistressTracy Taylor
Eva at certain performance
Understudy Eva
Becky Norman
People of Argentina - SingersIan Arden, Clive Bebee, Lesley Cox, Shirly Hutton, Rodney Madden, Becky Norman, Nicholas Pound, Peter James Robinson, Paul Symington, Adrian Waller, Boo Wild
People of Argentina - DancersAdam Balug, Ian Caddick, Carole Church, Sarah Dyall, Chris Finch, Nicola Gill, Annabel Griggs, Michele Kendal, Julian Lock, Tom Lowe, Kevin Wainwright
Tango DancersCarole Church, Kevin Wainwright
Ballet MistressSarah Dyall
ChildrenSelected from Central School of Dance
Understudy ChePaul Symington
Understudy PersonPeter James Robinson
Understudy MistressAnnabel Griggs
Understudy MagaldiNicholas Pound
Musical DirectorAlasdair MacNeill
Piano/Assistant MDBrian Farley
TrumpetsNicholas Briggs, Mel Slinger
Acoustic/Electric GuitarMissak Takoushian
Drums/PercussionJames Matthews
Bass GuitarJoe Meacham
HornsJohn Chick
KeyboardIan Dobson
WoodwindAndrew Lovell

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UK Tour 1996
Tuesday 3rd - Saturday 14th September 1996, Apollo Oxford
Original Direction: Harold Prince. Restaged by: Kenneth W. Urmston.
Original Design: Timothy O'Brien & Tazeena Firth. Original Choreography: Larry Fuller.
Original Orchestrations and Vocal Arrangements: Andrew Lloyd Webber.
Musical Director: Rob Mitchell. Musical Supervisor: Stephen Hill.
Orchestrations: David Cullen.

Sept 1996/AO programme cast
CharacterPlayed By
EvaMarti Webb
CheChristopher Corcoran
PeronDuncan Smith
Magaldi
Understudy Che
Christopher Howard
Peron's MistressJayne O'Mahony
People of ArgentinaScott Ainslie
People of ArgentinaMaria Jane Baxter
People of Argentina
Understudy Peron's Mistress
Lorraine Chappell
People of ArgentinaPaul Critchlow
People of ArgentinaRoss Dawes
People of ArgentinaMichèle de Casanove
People of Argentina
Understudy Peron
Hadrian Delacey
People of ArgentinaZoe Ebsworth
People of ArgentinaAmanda Hall
People of Argentina
Understudy Eva
Lindsay Hamilton
People of ArgentinaSteven Harris
People of ArgentinaSarah Keeton
People of ArgentinaTom Lowe
People of ArgentinaIan Mowat
People of ArgentinaDavid O'Brien
People of ArgentinaMark Pettitt
People of ArgentinaAmanda Sim
People of ArgentinaJane Stoggles
People of Argentina
Understudy Magaldi
Phillip Sutton
People of ArgentinaJeremy Tustin
People of ArgentinaCraig Turner
People of ArgentinaRichard Twyman
SwingJem Brent
SwingDebbie King
Orchestra
Musical DirectorRob Mitchell
KeyboardsBrian Farley
Keyboards & Assistant MDPhilip Dennis
Elec/ACC GuitarJim Bradford
Bass GuitarSteve Richardson
DrumsSteve Rushton
PercussionLee Adams
WoodwindKathryn Seabrook
WoodwindGraham Quilter
TrumpetMike Blackshaw
TrumpetIan Laing
HornBen Jones
HornAnnalise Martinsen

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Adelphi Theatre
First performance: 21st June 2006
Last performance: After April 2007
Director: Michael Grandage. Choreographer: Rob Ashford. Production Designer: Christopher Oram.
Dance Arranger: David Chase. Musical Supervisor: Simon Lee. Hair & Wig Designer: Richard Mawbey.
Lighting Designer: Paule Constable. Sound Designer: Mick Potter.

Programmes available to buy in our eBay Store: April 2007 [9] edition

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Cast lists
September 2006
January 2007

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September 2006 [5] programme cast
CharacterPlayed By
EvaElena Roger
PeronPhilip Quast
CheMatt Rawle
Alternate Eva/EnsembleAbbie Osmon
Magaldi/Ensemble
Understudy (2nd) Che
Gary Milner
Mistress/EnsembleLorna Want
EnsemblePaul Basleigh
Ensemble
Understudy (1st) Mistress
Leila Benn Harris
Ensemble
Understudy (1st) Magaldi
Greg Castiglioni
EnsembleKevin Curtin
EnsembleAshley Day
EnsembleEmma Harris
Ensemble
Understudy (1st) Peron
Mark Heenehan
Ensemble
Understudy (1st) Eva
Jodie Jacobs
EnsembleHalcro Johnston
EnsemblePip Jordan
EnsembleJackie Marks
Ensemble
Understudy (2nd) Mistress
Kirsty Mather
Ensemble
Understudy (2nd) Peron
Tim Morgan
EnsembleAoife Nally
EnsembleStuart Neal
EnsembleRobyn North
EnsembleAdam Pearce
Ensemble
Understudy (1st) Che
Mark Powell
EnsembleSarah Ryan
SwingElisabeth Baron
SwingStephanie Bron
Swing
Understudy (2nd) Magaldi
Dean Chisnall
SwingJohn Clarke
SwingGrant Neal
Swing
Understudy (2nd) Eva
Fiona Reyes
ChildrenMadeline Castrey
(alternating with CS & TH)
ChildrenCarlotta Saxton
(alternating with MC & TH)
ChildrenTanyel Hassan
(alternating with MC & CS)
Orchestra
Musical DirectorJames McKeon
Flute/Piccolo/Alto FluteJonathan Snowden
Clarinet/Bass Clarinet/Tenor SaxRichard Addison
HornDave Lee
TrumpetAndrew Crowley
TrumpetToby Coles
TromboneRichard Edwards
Keyboard 1Jeff Leach
Keyboard 2/Assistant MDAdam Rowe
Accordion/KeyboardMark Bousie
GuitarsPeter Walton
Bass Guitar/Double BassAndy Pask
DrumsChris Baron
PercussionJulian Poole
ViolinAnn Morfee
ViolinJulian Trafford
ViolinSonya Fairbairn
ViolaKatie Wilkinson
CelloJulia Graham

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January 2007 [7] programme cast
CharacterPlayed By
EvaElena Roger
PeronPhilip Quast
CheMatt Rawle
Alternate Eva/EnsembleAbbie Osmon
Magaldi/Ensemble
Understudy (2nd) Che
Gary Milner
Mistress/EnsembleLorna Want
EnsemblePaul Basleigh
Ensemble
Understudy (1st) Mistress
Leila Benn Harris
Ensemble
Understudy (1st) Magaldi
Greg Castiglioni
EnsembleKevin Curtin
EnsembleAshley Day
EnsembleEmma Harris
Ensemble
Understudy (1st) Peron
Mark Heenehan
Ensemble
Understudy (1st) Eva
Jodie Jacobs
EnsembleHalcro Johnston
EnsemblePip Jordan
EnsembleJackie Marks
Ensemble
Understudy (2nd) Mistress
Kirsty Mather
Ensemble
Understudy (2nd) Peron
Tim Morgan
EnsembleAoife Nally
EnsembleStuart Neal
EnsembleRobyn North
EnsembleAdam Pearce
Ensemble
Understudy (1st) Che
Mark Powell
EnsembleSarah Ryan
SwingElisabeth Baron
SwingStephanie Bron
Swing
Understudy (2nd) Magaldi
Dean Chisnall
SwingJohn Clarke
SwingGrant Neal
Swing
Understudy (2nd) Eva
Fiona Reyes
ChildrenImogen Byron
(alternating with TH & HM)
ChildrenTanyel Hassan
(alternating with IB & HM)
ChildrenHayley Miller
(alternating with IB & TH)
Orchestra
Musical DirectorJames McKeon
Flute/Piccolo/Alto FluteJonathan Snowden
Clarinet/Bass Clarinet/Tenor SaxRichard Addison
HornDave Lee
TrumpetAndrew Crowley
TrumpetToby Coles
TromboneRichard Edwards
Keyboard 1Jeff Leach
Keyboard 2/Assistant MDAdrian Kirk
Accordion/KeyboardMark Bousie
GuitarsPeter Walton
Bass Guitar/Double BassAndy Pask
DrumsChris Baron
PercussionJulian Poole
ViolinAnn Morfee
ViolinJulian Trafford
ViolinSonya Fairbairn
ViolaKatie Wilkinson
CelloJulia Graham

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Dominion Theatre
? - 1st November 2014

CharacterPlayed By
CheMarti Pellow
EvaMadalena Alberto
PeronMatthew Cammelle
MagaldiBen Forster
MistressSarah McNicholas
PriestDavid Burilin
President/Aristocrat/Cabinet Minister
Understudy Peron
Joe Maxwell
Ceremonial Guard/SoldierCallum Fitzgerald
Ceremonial Guard/SoldierChris Stoddart
Eva's MotherAmira Matthews
Eva's SisterVerity Burgess
Eva's Sister/Swing
Dance Captain
Oliver Robinson
Eva's BrotherJoe McCourt
Radio Producer/Secret Police/
Swing, Dance Captain
Ryan Pidgen
Officer/Aristocrat/
Swing
Joseph Connor
officer/Eva's DateStuart Maciver
Officer/Fashion StylistPeter McPherson
OfficerChristopher Palmer
Aristocrat/Tour Aide
Understudy Che
Jamie Tyler
Publisher/Cabinet Minister
Understudy Magaldi
Joel Elferink
Secret PoliceAnthony Ray
Child's Mother

Eva At Certain Performances
Michelle Pentecost
Nun
Understudy Eva
Gemma Atkins
Nun/Swing
Understudy Mistress
Lizzie Ottley
EnsembleJames Doughty
EnsembleCristina Haraba
EnsembleAlexander Hyne
EnsembleKarina Perez
EnsembleTamara Saffir

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