By Austin Yang

Sammi Cannold directs this new incisive production of Evita that takes a deeper and more introspective look at the woman behind the glamour, starring Solea Pfeiffer as Eva, and a sprightly Maia Reficco as her younger counterpart. This distilling of an aging but timeless classic, with boldness and authenticity at its forefront, could not be truer to the directive of New York City Center.

Read my full review here.

Evita | Book and Lyrics by Tim Rice | Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber | Co-Choreographed by Emily Maltby and Valeria Solomonoff | Music Director: Kristen Blodgette | Directed by Sammi Cannold

Starring Enrique Acevedo, Jason GotayPhilip Hernandez, Solea Pfeiffer, Maia Reficco, and Maria Cristina Slye.

With Sergio Martín Almirón, Fabio Angelo, Isa Antonetti, Leah Barsky, Kristina Bermudez, Edgar Cavazos, Alexander Gil Cruz, Colin Cunliffe, Rebecca Eichenberger, Jennifer Florentino, Tessa Noelle Frascogna, David Michael Garry, Rebecca Hargrove, Mariano Logiudice, Robin Masella, Bronson Norris Murphy, Phoebe Garcia Pearl, Guillermina Quiroga, Lucas Thompson, Daniel Torres, and Ricardo A. Zayas.

Lighting Design: Bradley King | Scenic Design: Jason Sherwood | Sound Design: Kai Harada | Costume Design: Alejo Vietti

Through November 24th at New York City Center.