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Evita Full Casting & Extra Performances 24
Jun

By Open Air Theatre

Evita Casting Blog (1)

As rehearsals begin today, we welcome our cast, Jamie Lloyd and creative team of Evita to the Regent’s Park Rehearsal Studios.

Joining the already announced casting of Samantha Pauly* (as Eva Perón), Ektor Rivera (Juan Perón), Trent Saunders (Che) and Frances Mayli McCann (The Mistress), Adam Pearce plays the role of Agustín Magaldi.

The cast also includes: Alexander Barria, Felipe Bejarano, Alex Cardall, Russell Dickson, Lauren Drew, Hannah Fairclough, Chris Fung, Chlöe Hart, Travis Kerry, Jessica Lee, Dale Mathurin, Peter Nash, Sarah Naudi, Mireia Mambo, Marsha Songcome, Bree Smith, Monica Swayne, Oliver Tester, Amy Thornton, Jon Tsouras and Rodney Vubya. Four children alternate at each performance: Saffia Layla, Ava Masters, Chanai Owusu-Ansah and Ellicia Simondwood.

Opening on 2 August, Evita is our fastest selling production ever, and two additional matinee performances have been added, due to demand, on Wednesday 21 August and Wednesday 28 August*.

Evita premiered in the West End in 1978, and features a chart-topping score including Don’t Cry For Me Argentina, Oh! What A Circus, Another Suitcase in Another Hall, and the Academy Award-winning You Must Love Me, originally performed by Madonna in the motion picture.

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* Samantha Pauly will not appear at the matinee performances on 21 and 28 August.

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