Evita Returns to Blackpool

22 December 2016

Following its smash hit run at London’s Dominion Theatre, Bill Kenwright’s production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Evita is set to thrill audiences once again across as it returns to the Winter Gardens Blackpool for one week only from Tuesday 20th June to Saturday 24th June 2017.

Tickets priced from £25.00 go on sale at 10am Thursday December 22 and are available from www.wintergardensblackpool.co.uk

Telling the story of Eva Peron, wife of former Argentine dictator Juan Peron, Evita follows Eva’s journey from humble beginnings through to extraordinary wealth, power and iconic status which ultimately lead her to be heralded as the ‘spiritual leader of the nation’ by the Argentine people.

Winter Gardens Managing Director Michael Williams said: “Evita has become one of the most iconic musicals of our lifetime and I’m delighted we can welcome it to the Opera House next summer. Following the incredible story of Eva Peron audiences will be left captivated by the iconic score and magnificent staging.” 

The announcement EVITA is to come to Blackpool Winter Gardens next year follows previous announcements for 2017 which will see Sister Act, Hairspray, La Cage Aux Folles, The Wedding Singer, Flashdance, Wonderland and Dreamboats and Petticoats among the shows at the historic venue. Smash hit musical Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story on Stage will also return for a week following a successful three-week run at the theatre this summer.
With more than 20 major awards to its credit, and an Oscar winning film version starring Madonna and Antonio Banderas, Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Evita is iconic. Featuring some of the best loved songs in musical theatre, including Don’t Cry for Me Argentina, On This Night of a Thousand Stars, You Must Love Me, and Another Suitcase in Another Hall, this spectacular production promises once again to be the theatrical event of the year. Don’t miss the 2017 UK tour of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s extraordinary musical Evita.

Star casting to be announced.

For more information and to buy tickets go to www.wintergardensblackpool.co.uk

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