Where did they film Evita?

Buenos Aires
Filming took place on locations in Buenos Aires and Budapest, and on soundstages at Shepperton Studios. The film’s production in Argentina was met with controversy, as the cast and crew faced protests over fears that the project would tarnish Eva’s image.

Who played Evita on Broadway in 1979?

Patti LuPone
Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s Evita opened at the Broadway Theatre September 25, 1979. The musical would go on to run for 1,567 performances. Patti LuPone starred as Eva Peron, with Mandy Patinkin as Che Guevara, the quasi-narrator of the musical.

Who played Evita on Broadway in 1981?

Patti LuPone took over the title role in mid-1981 during its Sydney run after Murphy left the production. Lupone’s experience in the Sydney production was a much more positive one than her time on Broadway because by that time she felt comfortable singing the score and enjoyed playing the part.

Who was in the original cast of Evita?

Evita Broadway Original Cast

  • Seda Azarian. Person of Argentina.
  • Dennis Birchall. Person of Argentina.
  • Peppi Borza. Person of Argentina.
  • Tom Carder. Person of Argentina. Che.
  • Robin Cleaver. Person of Argentina.
  • Mark East. Person of Argentina.
  • Megan Forste. Child.
  • Bridget Francis. Child.

Was Madonna pregnant Evita?

She gave birth to her daughter Lourdes Leon in October 1996, two months before Evita’s release. Madge opened up about how she felt about being pregnant during filming in Madonna: A Biography by Mary Cross. “Being pregnant should be cheering me up, but it’s not,” she said at the time.

When did Evita run on Broadway?

Following stints in Los Angeles and San Francisco, Evita premiered on Broadway at the Broadway Theatre on 25th September 1979. Evita won an impressive seven 1980 Tony Awards including Best Book, Best Score and Best Musical of the year. In 1981, the Evita cast recording was awarded a Grammy Award.


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