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Evita (musical)

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  • RSC receives grant from Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation

    RSC receives grant from Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation
    The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation has awarded more than $127,000 to the Royal Shakespeare Company. The grant is to help the company's outreach arm, which brings the Bard's work to children in underprivileged schools. Other beneficiaries from the...
  • Daredevil Nik Wallenda gets jeans for life

    Daredevil Nik Wallenda gets jeans for life
    After aerialist Nik Wallenda crossed a gorge near the Grand Canyon via tightrope on Sunday, he came home with more than the kind of souvenir T-shirt one might pick up near a major national park. Besides the publicity that such a feat attracts -- it...
  • Chicago theater openings for Aug. 2-8

    FRIDAY "The Last Five Years": Jim DeSelm and Allison Hendrix play a husband and wife in the musical story that begins with the couple's divorce and is told from dueling perspectives. The piece by Jason Robert Brown gets a staging by Kokandy Productions....
  • Broadway in Chicago's concert a taste of what's to come

    Broadway in Chicago's concert a taste of what's to come
    Broadway in Chicago held its annual summer concert on Monday, packing Millennium Park despite crummy weather. The massive crowd suggested that if there is one thing Chicagoans like more than Broadway shows, it's the chance to see bits of Broadway shows...
  • Now onstage: the past 100 years

    Now onstage: the past 100 years
    The Segerstrom Center for the Arts' upcoming season doesn't feature a musical based on the songs of Billy Joel. But if it did, a couple of lines from "Piano Man" might summarize a good deal of the schedule: "Son, can you play me a memory? / I'm not really...
  • Andrew Lloyd Webber briefly hospitalized for back procedure

    Andrew Lloyd Webber briefly hospitalized for back procedure
    Andrew Lloyd Webber was hospitalized Thursday in England to undergo a medical procedure on his back, but by Friday morning tweeted that he had returned to work on his new musical. "Thank you for all the kind messages re my back op yesterday. Very happy...
  • Glenelg High grad to star in national tour of 'Evita'

    Growing up in Howard County, Caroline Bowman often fantasized about what it would be like to star in a Broadway musical. On an October afternoon in Manhattan in 2011, she came one step closer to finding out. "My cellphone rang and it was the casting...
  • Caroline Bowman is an Eva Peron who wants you to like her

    Caroline Bowman is an Eva Peron who wants you to like her
    Don't look for Caroline Bowman to play Cruella de Vil or the first female Scar on Broadway any time soon. Bowman currently is Eva Peron in the Equity-cast national tour of the Broadway revival of "Evita," that Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber musical...
  • New tour of 'Evita' to entice this show's many fans

    New tour of 'Evita' to entice this show's many fans
    In 1978, before the merger of show business and politics was complete, it was still possible to build a show with the shocking premise that a working-class actress with a body and a dream could seduce a military leader and an entire nation. Tim Rice and...
  • New video: A song from 'Evita'

    In Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's 1978 musical, "Evita," the young Eva Duarte aspires to a life beyond her lowly upbringings only to become overtaken by her own ambition. The sung-through show wonders aloud whether the Spiritual Leader of Argentina...
  • New video: A scene from Northlight's '4000 Miles'

    New video: A scene from Northlight's '4000 Miles'
    This week's Theater Loop Showcase video is a scene from Amy Herzog's "4000 Miles." Depicting an oft-ignored onstage relationship, that of a grandmother and her grandson, the play is set in motion by the arrival of twenty-one-year-old Leo (Josh Salt) at...