Riverside Theatre’s Evita Adds performances

NEWS RELEASE

(Vero Beach, FL) Riverside Theatre’s production of Evita adds two additional performances! Evita runs January 8-27, 2019 on the Stark Stage and is sponsored by Bobbie Olsen with additional support from Riverside Theatre’s Patron Producers’ Group.

“We are thrilled at the great demand for tickets for our production of Evita and have added two additional performances to our run,” says Jon R. Moses, Managing Director, COO of the Theatre.  “There is great excitement for this production and while we cannot extend the run beyond the close date of January 27th, we’ve been able to add a performance to week two and week three of the run.”

The added performances are: Tuesday, January 15th at 7:30 pm and Thursday, January 24th at 2pm. With the added shows, the second and third week each have nine performances.

Evita will still close on Sunday, January 27th after the 2pm performance.

Winner of 7 Tony Awards® including Best Musical, Evita is the passionate, exhilarating story of Eva Perón who used her charisma and charms to rise from her penniless origins to political power as the first lady of Argentina at the age of 27.

Riverside Theatre’s production of Evita is directed and choreographed by Tony Award® nominee Marcia Milgrom Dodge.

Created by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, Evita is filled with an electrifying score of pop, jazz and Latin influences. An international sensation when it opened on London’s West End in 1978, Evita opened at the Broadway Theatre on September 25, 1979 and ran for almost four years. The show won 7 Tony Awards® including Best Musical and made stars of Patti LuPone as Evita and Mandy Patinkin as Che.

Evita performs January 8-27, 2019 on the Stark Stage at Riverside Theatre. Tickets start at $35. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Box Office at 772-231-6990 or online at http://www.riversidetheatre.com.

Performances are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at 7:30pm; Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm; with matinees on Wednesdays, select Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays at 2pm.

Performance Schedule:

January 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23 & 24 @ 7:30pm

January 9, 12, 13, 16, 17, 19, 20, 23, 24, 26 & 27 @ 2pm

January 11, 12, 18, 19, 25 & 26 @ 8pm

Riverside’s 2018-2019 Season also includes: The Last Romance (February 5-24), My Fair Lady (March 12-31) and Legally Blonde (April 16 – May 5) on the Stark Stage and Next To Normal (January 22 – February 10) and Ghost Writer (March 26 – April 14) on the Waxlax Stage.

Riverside Theatre is located at 3250 Riverside Park Drive, Vero Beach, FL 32963. Riverside Theatre programs are sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Arts Council, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Riverside Theatre is a member of the Cultural Council of Indian River County, the Indian River Chamber of Commerce, and the Sebastian River Area Chamber of Commerce.

 

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