Friday, December 23

Casting for tour of Evita

Casting has just been announced for the Tour of Evita which kicks off at Bromley on 12th January next year and currently tours until June. 

West End leading lady EMMA HATTON is playing  the iconic role of Eva Perón. She recently played the lead role of Elphaba in the West End’s production of Wicked and has also performed the  roles of Scaramouche and Meatloaf in We Will Rock You at the Dominion Theatre, and Donna in the West End production of Dreamboats and Petticoats.Emma also  performs regularly as a jazz and blues singer , with appearances including The Savoy Hotel, and Ronnie Scott's. Her one-woman show, Songbird, sold out at the Live at Zedel’s season for Crazy Coqs and was followed by Unforgettable at the Jazz Café for the London Jazz Festival. In 2015, Emma recorded her first EP with Anthony Strong entitled Merry Christmas, Darling which went straight to Number 1 in the iTunes Jazz charts and she is currently working with Anthony on her next EP.
Making his UK debut is leading Italian performer Gian Marco Schiaretti  taking on the role of Che. He most recently played the title role of Tarzan in Disney’s Musical Tarzan, in Stuttgart. Prior to this he played Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet across Italy.

 Joining them will be Kevin Stephen-Jones as Argentine President Juan Perón. He has performed extensively across the UK and Europe in over 20 different operas. His musical theatre credits include Cats, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and Love Beyond.

 The cast is completed by Oscar Balmaseda/Magaldi, Sarah O’Connor/Mistress, Natalie Langston, George Arvidson, Lewis Barnshaw, Jessica Ellen, Callum Fitzgerald, Kellie Gnauck, Dominic Adam Griffin, Kate Leiper, Joe McCourt, Jude Neill, Chrissie Perkins, Oliver Slade, Matias Stegmann and Yuval Zoref.

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