Three of Broadway’s most exciting stars headline
Company premiere of Broadway hit is already almost half sold out!
Vancouver, BC ~ Vancouver Opera’s company premiere of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s smash hit Evita is already almost half sold-out, a month before the April 30 opening! Tickets are going quickly for this winner of 7 Tony Awards TM , soon to hit the Queen Elizabeth Theatre stage in a brand new full-scale production.
VO’s Evita will star three seasoned Broadway stars with international followings.
Ramin Karimloo will star as Che. Mr. Karimloo has played both Jean Valjean (Les Misérables) on Broadway and The Phantom (Phantom of the Opera) in London’s West End. He was personally selected by Andrew Lloyd Webber to star in the London World Premiere of the Phantom sequel,Love Never Dies. This will be his first appearance as Che.
Caroline Bowman will play Evita, a role she has also played in the Broadway revival and on tour in the United States. She also starred in the Broadway productions of Wicked (as Elphaba) and in Kinky Boots.
John Cudia will play Perón. Mr. Cudia is the first and only performer to have played the roles of The Phantom and Jean Valjean on Broadway. Equally at home on opera, theatre and concert stages, Mr. Cudia is a lyric tenor who has also sung Alfredo in La traviata with Lyric Opera of the North.
Evita is onstage at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, corner of Georgia and Hamilton Streets, Vancouver, B.C. for only 6 performances, April 30 – May 8, 2016. Approximate running time: 2 hours and 45 minutes, including 1 intermission.
Saturday, April 30 • 7:30pm
Sunday, May 1 • 2:00pm matinée
Thursday, May 5 • 7:30pm
Friday, May 6 • 7:30pm
Saturday, May 7 • 7:30pm
Sunday, May 8 • 2:00pm matinée
Tickets are available exclusively through the Vancouver Opera Ticket Centre: 604-683-0222 or www.vancouveropera.ca. Visa, MasterCard and American Express are accepted. Special pricing for groups of at least 10, and for families, is available by phone.