Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre’s hit production of Evita transfers to the Barbican Theatre

23 Oct
Posted in: Theatre News
Author: Staff

Following its success at the Open Air Theatre, Jamie Lloyd’s fresh interpretation of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s Evita will transfer to London’s Barbican Theatre for just eight weeks in the summer of 2020.

Reinvented by director Jamie Lloyd, the transformative production was seen by over 75,000 people at the Open Air Theatre, becoming the theatre’s highest-grossing production ever. The production will run at the Barbican from 27 June to 22 August 2020 (press night is 7 July).

The musical 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.

Lloyd is joined by the full creative team from the Regent’s Park production including designer Soutra Gilmour, choreographer Fabian Aloise and musical supervisor Alan Williams. Casting information will be announced in due course.