The cast rockin’ it in costumes by Paula Peasley-Ninestein. Photo found on TCT Facebook page.
Presented by The Company Theatre Lyrics by Tim Rice Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber Directed by Zoe Bradford and Jordie Saucerman Musical direction by Bethany Aiken Staging and choreography by Sally Ashton Forrest Conducted by David Healey
(Norwell, MA) Evita is a strange rock operetta. It sounds a great deal like Jesus Christ Superstar and is narrated by a political figure that did more work in Mexico and Cuba than he ever did in Argentina. Additionally, Webber and Rice posit the musical against Eva Peron. She’s treated as a mere political trinket during a time when she symbolized the heart of the Peronist movement. Evita is a problematic piece but the Company Theatre does a fine job producing it. Continue reading →
(Beverly, MA) You’re going to a play; it’s a play about a different time and a different country – Argentina, mid-century, Evita. Maybe you’re going to escape, maybe you’re going to learn something, maybe you’re going to be entertained. Continue reading →