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 Gretel, and Thornton Wilder’s Our Town.
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... Read more