Full cast revealed for Evita at the Dominion Theatre
The full cast for Bill Kenwright's acclaimed production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical Evita has been announced. They join the previously announced Ben Forster, Marti Pellow and Madalena Alberto.
Due to begin previews today at the West End’s Dominion Theatre, the newly announced cast of Evita includes Matthew Cammelle whose West End credits boasts productions of South Pacific, The Phantom of the Opera and Three Phantoms. The supporting cast includes Gemma Atkins, Lizzie Ottley, Christopher Palmer, Sarah McNicholas, Michelle Pentecost, Callum Fitzgerald, David Burlin, Amira Matthews, Verity Burgess, Joe McCourt, Joe Maxwell, Joel Elferink, Ryan Pidgen, Anthony Ray, Joseph Connor, Jamie Tyler, Olive Robinson, Chris Stoddart, Stuart MacIver and Peter McPherson.
Composed by musical theatre legend Andrew Lloyd Webber and with lyrics by Tim Rice, Evita tells the emotional story of Eva Peron and maps her life from extreme poverty to global icon as the first lady of Argentina and wife of notorious dictator Juan Peron. Evita contains some of musical theatres most iconic songs such as ‘Don’t Cry for Me Argentina’, ‘Another Suitcase in Another Hall’ and ‘Buenos Aires’.
The production received standing ovations on its UK tour earlier this year and now the show opens in the West End for a very limited 55 performances at the old home of Queen musical We Will Rock You – the Dominion Theatre in the centre of London’s Theatreland.