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A New "Evita" at City Center

Format: Performance
Midtown W
Multiple dates
$58.00 - $78.00

This bold new staging of "Evita" on the one-hundredth anniversary of Eva Perón’s birth features two actresses as Eva Peron--Solea Pfeiffer ("Almost Famous," "Hamilton") and Argentine actor and recording artist Maia Reficco as Young Eva. It still includes all the Andrew Lloyd Webber songs you love from the original, including “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina.” 


What are we seeing and when?

"Evita" at New York City Center (131 W 55th Street) Friday, November 15, 2019 at 8:00 PM, Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 8:00 PM, Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 7:30 PM, and Sunday, November 24, 2019 at 2:00 PM.

What's The Story? 

Solea Pfeiffer ("Almost Famous," "Hamilton"), who first blew the roof off City Center in "Songs for a New World" from the 2018 Encores! Off-Center Season, plays Eva as she emerges as a populist hero ensconced within the elite circles of Buenos Aires society. In iconic ballads like “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina” and “You Must Love Me,” Pfeiffer reveals the savvy artistry with which the eventual celebrity rose from her humble origins. Cannold’s bold new vision also casts Argentine actor and recording artist Maia Reficco to open the show as Young Eva, and the shadow presence of her troubled adolescence provides a unique perspective on Eva’s dazzling adult triumphs. They are joined by Jason Gotay ("Call Me Madam" at City Center) as Che, Enrique Acevedo ("Zorba!" at City Center) as Juan Perón, and Philip Hernandez ("Les Misérables") as Magaldi. On the one-hundredth anniversary of Eva Perón’s birth, this presentation deepens your understanding of one of Argentina’s most adored and reviled figures.


What's the deal?

Tickets are $78 in the mezzanine and $58 in the balcony. These seats will be best available in both sections and prices include all our fees.


What else do I need to know?

  • The reservations are non-refundable. Each ticket price includes all fees. 
  • You'll need to pick up your tickets at the box office, and can do so one hour prior to curtain. 

If you’re interested but can’t make the dates, or if the seats are gone, please click the buttons above to join the waitlist or choose another date -- we’ll use that info to try and get more seats!



Ends Nov 24

Evita (NY City Center)

Members say: Great singing, Entertaining, Great staging, Disappointing, Ambitious
Based on 45 member  reviews

NY City Center presents a new staging of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s acclaimed rock-opera, which examines the rapid and controversial ascent of Eva Perón, the first lady of Argentina, until her untimely death at age 33.

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From the show:

Solea Pfeiffer (Almost Famous, Hamilton), who first blew the roof off City Center in Songs for a New World from the 2018 Encores! Off-Center Season, plays Eva as she emerges as a populist hero ensconced within the elite circles of Buenos Aires society. In iconic ballads like “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina” and “You Must Love Me,” Pfeiffer reveals the savvy artistry with which the eventual celebrity rose from her humble origins. Cannold’s bold new vision also casts Argentine actor and recording artist Maia Reficco to open the show as Young Eva, and the shadow presence of her troubled adolescence provides a unique perspective on Eva’s dazzling adult triumphs. They are joined by Jason Gotay (Call Me Madam at City Center) as Che, Enrique Acevedo (Zorba! at City Center) as Juan Perón, and Philip Hernandez (Les Misérables) as Magaldi. On the one-hundredth anniversary of Eva Perón’s birth, this presentation deepens your understanding of one of Argentina’s most adored and reviled figures.