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Jamie Lloyd directs an electrifying revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's hit musical.

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Critic Reviews (9)

The Telegraph (UK)
August 11th, 2019
For a previous production

A revelatory staging... Everything is playful, responsive to the gear-shifting nature of the score, which can go from rock to tango in 10 seconds, yet every skittish touch has the weight of an idea.'
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The London Evening Standard
August 9th, 2019
For a previous production

Smashing. That’s the word for this pared-down, muscular, expressive and explosive revival...In a slip dress and trainers, street chick Evita is beating heart of tango-tastic show.'
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The Guardian (UK)
August 9th, 2019
For a previous production

Argentina's queen of hearts as a high-school mean girl...Andrew Lloyd Webber’s epic gets a rock-concert revival that features pom-poms and twerking but lacks central chemistry.'
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WhatsOnStage
August 9th, 2019
For a previous production

...radical staging at the Open Air Theatre strips away all the glamour and passion that characterised Hal Prince's original version...Over and over again, this is a production that surprises.'
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The Times (UK)
August 10th, 2019
For a previous production

The music is immaculately played...In the end, if we never really get to know Evita, that is more the fault of a work that is more interested in creating arresting tableaux than three-dimensional drama.'
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The Arts Desk
August 9th, 2019
For a previous production

A diva dictator for 2019...The ensemble is an expressive force throughout...Both literal and figurative fireworks in Jamie Lloyd's innovative musical revival.'
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Time Out London
October 24th, 2019
For a previous production

Forget everything you know about ‘Evita’: this one properly rocks...Jamie Lloyd’s production wipes the gloss off Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s musical, creating a pumping, sped-up ‘Evita’ edged with dirt, rust and grime.'
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The Stage (UK)
August 9th, 2019
For a previous production

...the honey-voiced Samantha Pauly is an Evita for the social media age: very modern, thoroughly calculating and scarily precocious...Pauly gives a performance of considerable bravery...'
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