Peaked at number 81 in Australia in 1980. The original cast included Simona Angioloni as Eva Duarte, Edoardo Pallanca as Che, Agostino Marafioti as Juan Perón, Matteo Merli as Magaldi, Diletta Mangolini as Mistress, replaced by Simona Marrocco in the touring production. LuPone, Patinkin and Guton all won Tony Awards for their roles on Broadway. Bernard Levin of The Times disliked it, however, calling it as an "odious artefact ... that calls itself an opera ... merely because the clichés between the songs are sung rather than spoken" and "one of the most disagreeable evenings I have ever spent in my life". The writers had originally considered Steve Marriott and John Fogerty but neither was interested. (Flashback to 1934 and to a nightclub in Junin, EVA's Covington's recording of "Don't Cry for Me Argentina" (originally titled "It's Only Your Lover Returning")[11] was released in October 1976. . Instead, they wrote, Eva's mother Doña Juana had taken her there when she aspired to become a radio actress. --now I know that it can However, Perón objects and claims that if it wasn't for her, they would never have achieved as much as they have ("She Is a Diamond"). [38] Its libretto included "You Must Love Me", written for the 1996 film, but which had not yet been included in an English-language stage production. The song was reinstated for the 1996 film with revised lyrics by Rice, and has also been used in Japanese,[13] Czech,[14] and Danish[15] stage productions to expand on Argentine history for audiences less familiar with the subject. Read about On this night of a thousand stars by Evita Soundtrack and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Eva and Perón share a secret rendezvous following the charity concert, where Eva hints that she could help Perón rise to power ("I'd Be Surprisingly Good For You"). In his review in The Sunday Times, Derek Jewell called the show "quite marvellous" and described Lloyd Webber's "ambitious" score "an unparallelled fusion of 20th century musical experience" and Rice's lyrics as "trenchant" and "witty". No bright lights--there was nowhere she'd been at the age "Evita, Playhouse, Edinburgh". [36], Directed by Maurício Shermann and starring Cláudia as Evita, Mauro Mendonça as Péron, Carlos Augusto Strazzer as Che, Sílvia Massari as Perón's mistress, and Hildon Prado as Magaldi, it premiered at Teatro João Caetano in Rio de Janeiro on 12 January 1983. [27] During the run, six actresses alternated playing the title role, in addition to LuPone: Terri Klausner (matinees), Nancy Opel (matinees), Pamela Blake (matinees), Derin Altay, Loni Ackerman and Florence Lacey. )
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Now Eva … Harold Prince (Director of the Year) and David Essex (Performance of the Year in a Musical) received S.W.E.T. The cabaret No money, no class, no father, On this night of a thousand stars Let me take you to heaven's door Where the music of love's guitars Plays for evermore Submit Corrections. ' Evita ' was released by Andrew Lloyd Webber in 1978, then as a star-filled film in 1996 staring Madonna and Antonio Banderas. A revival of the original production (as directed by Hal Prince and choreographed by Larry Fuller) will tour South Africa, Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Japan featuring a cast from South Africa and led by Emma Kingston from the UK in the title role. He then tells of both a right-wing coup in 1943 and Eva's success, implying that Argentine politics and Eva's career may soon coincide. Classical music in Evita includes the opening choral piece ("Requiem for Evita") and a choral interlude in "Oh What a Circus", as well as instrumental passages throughout the musical such as the orchestral version of the "Lament" and the introduction to "Don't Cry for Me Argentina". The executive also arranged for Rice to see the film at Thames Television which he did "at least twenty times" saying also that "by that time I had seen Pasini's superbly researched film, I was hooked. Charity Concert / The Art Of The Possible, The Actress Hasn't Learned (The Lines You'd Like To Hear), Lyricapsule: The Surfaris Drop ‘Wipe Out’; June 22, 1963, Lyricapsule: The Byrds Drop ‘Mr. Michael Grandage again directed the production with choreography by Rob Ashford, set and costume design by Christopher Oram and lighting design by Neil Austin. Russell has said that his own first choice for the film lead was Karla DeVito, who had come to fame in rock tours and on Broadway, where she had impressed the wife of Andrew Lloyd Webber. On Friday, the band posted a trailer for On a Night Like This, their "quarantine concert film," which will feature them playing 2020 " in its entirety -- In your living room!" First recorded by a cast assembled specifically for the recording in 1976, the first stage cast recording of Evita was of the original London production in 1978. The young actors are: Federica Aramburu, Lilo Baier, Mika Barel, Charmaine Chan, Hindya Dickinson, Jasmine Huilian Ellis, Gabriel Frade, Sam Howie, Annabelle Jarvis, Jayden Alim Lai, Lia Marie Elaine Macdonell, Max Makatsaria, Nanako Masui, Faith Ong, Sofia Ella Poston, Sebastian Street, Damien Rocco Weber, Charisse Low Yu Xin. Previews began on 12 March 2012 with the official opening on 5 April 2012. "I have been approached to do this role on a couple of occasions," Arena stated. Russell wrote that she brought viewers to tears (except Tim Rice – who wanted Elaine Paige, with whom he was romantically involved). [10], As they had previously done with Jesus Christ Superstar, the songwriting team decided to record Evita as an album musical and selected actress and singer Julie Covington to sing the title role, after having caught an episode of Rock Follies and remembered her from the original London production of Godspell. Evita the Musical - On This Night of a Thousand Stars Lyrics. An annotation cannot contain another annotation. [citation needed]. He also delivered the line, "Statesmanship is more than entertaining peasants," a rebuttal to Eva's balcony speech on the album. And I had no support from the producers, who wanted a star performance onstage but treated me as an unknown backstage. In a game of musical chairs that represents the rise of political figures, Perón and other military figures compete for power and exhibit their political strategy ("The Art of the Possible"). MAGALDI is singing with great gusto.) Writer(s): Andrew Lloyd Webber, Tim Rice. He began research and was introduced by a Cinema International Corporation executive to the Argentine film director Carlos Pasini Hansen who had produced the TV film Queen of Hearts, which had aired in the UK on 24 October 1972. "Musical Fans Snap Up Seats For Evita" (Darlington Civic Theatre, May 1996). In 1946, after launching his presidential bid, Perón discusses his chances of winning the election with Eva. Evita Soundtrack Lyrics provided by SongLyrics.com. There are currently four in Spanish, five German, three in Japanese, and two in Hebrew, with additional recordings in Czech, Danish, Dutch, French, Hungarian, Icelandic, Korean, Portuguese, and Swedish.[74]. Evita (Musical) - On This Night of a Thousand Stars / Eva and Magaldi. EVITA lyrics : "On This Night Of A Thousand Stars" [Che:] Now Eva Peron had every disadvantage You need if you're gonna succeed. Michele Breeze, Paige's original understudy never inherited the role in London but later created it for the original New Zealand production. On This Night Of A Thousand Stars. The 1984 3rd US National Tour opened at the Masonic Temple Theatre in Detroit and starred Florence Lacey as Eva, Tim Bowman as Che, John Leslie Wolfe as Juan Perón, Vincent Pirillo as Magaldi and Patricia Ludd as Perón's Mistress. The UK tour ended in late 2009 but was remounted in March 2010, touring throughout Europe until April 2011. On this night of a thousand stars nominations.[24]. It opened on 15 May 2013 at the New Wimbledon Theatre, before dates at the Glasgow Kings Theatre, Theatre Royal Norwich, and the Wolverhampton Grand. [54] This production focused more on Latin themes. [35], In Mexico City the show premiered at the Teatro Ferrocarrilero on 26 June 1981, with Valeria Lynch and Rocío Banquells alternating as Eva, Jaime Garza and Javier Díaz Dueñas alternating as Che, Jorge Pais as Perón, César Millán as Magaldi and Carmen Delgado as Perón's mistress. Where the music of love's guitars Che also makes a point to introduce the figure of Colonel Juan Domingo Perón, an ambitious military colonel who was making his way up the Argentine political ladder ("The Lady's Got Potential"). He jettisoned the original monochromatic costumes designed for the chorus members and dancers; instead, he had them go to charity and secondhand clothing shops to purchase costumes. On that magical day when you first came my way But all my grief disappeared and all the sorrow I feared After debuting at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, with a subsequent engagement at the Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco,[26] the Broadway production opened at the Broadway Theatre on 25 September 1979 and closed on 26 June 1983, after 1,567 performances and 17 previews. Double-CD soundtrack of the motion picture. First man to be of use to Eva Duarte. The episode includes parodies of songs such as "Don't Cry for Me, Kids of Springfield". Eva begins the Eva Perón Foundation to direct her charity work. A tour, based on the original Broadway production, which was originally scheduled to play on Broadway in the 1999–2000 season started in Detroit on 3 November 1998 and closed in Boston, Massachusetts, in the summer of 1999. The principal characters are played by Chilina Kennedy (Eva), Juan Chioran (Juan), and Josh Young (Che), with direction by Gary Griffin.[40][41]. Read about On This Night Of A Thousand Stars by Evita (2006 London Cast) and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. During the period between Act I and Act II, Eva and Perón are married – a fact merely alluded to, in the "Casa Rosada balcony" scene, at the start of Act II. At least 25 English language cast albums have been released, along with many foreign language recordings. 'I was screaming my way through a part that could only have been written by a man who hates women. Rebecca (Becky) Norman played Eva with James Sbano as Che and David Wasson as Perón with performances in Italy, Holland and Germany. The stage tour production will begin at the Sydney Opera House, in the Joan Sutherland Theatre, with opening night on 13 September, running to 3 November 2018. The production was directed by Harold Prince, choreographed by Larry Fuller, and produced by Robert Stigwood. [31][32] Patti LuPone took over the title role in mid-1981 during its Sydney run after Murphy left the production. Musical: Evita. No money, no cash No father, no bright lights There was nowhere she'd been. Read about On This Night Of A Thousand Stars by Evita and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Directed by Michael Grandage, Argentine actress Elena Roger debuted as Eva, while Philip Quast appeared as Perón with Matt Rawle as Che. Florence Lacey starred once more with James Sbano as Che and Robert Alton as Perón. Much speculation of potential leads included Barbra Streisand or Liza Minnelli as Eva, and Barry Gibb or Elton John as Che. Let me take you to heaven's door There have been numerous US and international touring productions of the show: The 1980–1983 1st US national tour opened at the Shubert Theatre in Los Angeles and starred Loni Ackerman as Eva, Scott Holmes as Che, Jon Cypher as Juan Perón, Sal Mistretta as Magaldi and Cynthia Hunt as Perón's Mistress. 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