Evita
Evita
Evita
Evita
Evita

Evita Tickets

Barbican, London
Evita
Barbican, London
Jamie Lloyd's visionary production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's musical
Our Review 3 / 5
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Directed by Jamie Lloyd, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Evita transfers to the Barbican in 2020 after a hugely successful run at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre. Tickets for the Barbican transfer are now on sale.

Evita tells the powerful story of Eva Peron, the first lady of Argentina, and chronicles her life from her rise to power with husband, Argentine President Juan Peron, her philanthropy, and her death. It features some of Lloyd Webber and Rice's best-known musical numbers such as "Don't Cry For Me Argentina", "Oh What A Circus" and "Another Suitcase in Another Hall". 

Samantha Pauly led the cast of Evita when it opened at the Open Air Theatre, alongside Trent Saunders, Ektor Riviera and Adam Pearce. Casting for the transfer to the Barbican is yet to be announced. 

Evita will run at the Barbican from 27th June to 22nd August 2020, with tickets now on sale. 

This new production of Evita was given a contemporary spin by director Jamie Lloyd. whose previous works include Betrayal have been seen in the West End and on Broadway, when it opened at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre. Our review of the musical noted that Lloyd's visionary production has plenty of confetti cannons and pyrotechnics, and that "iconic pose, etched in musical theatre history forever, with the Evita purists in attendance finally get a glimpse of what they came for."

It is a musical that has been performed across the world, with different productions regularly touring across the UK. It was adapted for the big screen in 1996 when Madonna took on the titular role alongside Antonio Banderas in a film directed by Alan Parker.

Evita tickets at the Barbican are on sale now.

Previews from |
27th June 2020
Opening date |
9th July 2020
Booking from |
27th June 2020
Available until |
22nd August 2020
Closes |
22nd August 2020
Run time |
2 hours 10 minutes
Categories |
10+. Flashing lights, strobe, loud noises, fire and theatrical smoke.
By:
Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber
Director:
Jamie Lloyd
Songs by:
Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber
Lighting:
Jon Clark
Sound:
Nick Lidster for Autograph
Design:
Soutra Gilmour
Choreography:
Fabian Aloise

Barbican Venue Information

Address:
Barbican, Silk Street, London, EC2Y 8DS
Nearest tube:
Barbican

Customer reviews

Our Review of Evita

3/5

It’s Evita, Jim, but not as we know it… Shortly into Act I of this new staging of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s beloved 1978 musical at the Open Air Theatre, that strangely feels as stripped back as it does overstuffed, Agustin Magaldi serenades us with “On This Night of a Thousand Stars.” I looked up towards the stars myself and couldn’t help but wonder what the great Harold Prince, the musical’s original director who sadly passed away just over a week ago,... Read more

Latest Evita News & Features

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Jamie Lloyd’s production of Evita to transfer to the Barbican
Wednesday, 23 October, 2019, 10:12
Director Jamie Lloyd’s production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s Evita is set to transfer to the Barbican following a sell-out run at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre. Running over the summer, Evita was seen by over 75,000 people at the outdoor venue, and became the theatre’s highest-grossing production ever. It transfers to the Barbican Theatre from 27th June to 22nd August 2020, with tickets on sale from 1st November. The musical follows Eva Peron, the wife of...
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First look photos of Jamie Lloyd's Evita at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
Tuesday, 06 August, 2019
Production images have been released giving a sneak peek at Jamie Lloyd’s new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical Evita, which opens at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre on Thursday. Lloyd’s production stars Samantha Pauly as Eva Peron, alongside Ektor Rivera as Juan Peron and Trent Saunders as Tre. Click here to read more casting. Evita rounds-off this year’s season at the Open Air Theatre, which included productions of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Hansel and...
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