This captivating story follows the rise and fall of a nation’s hero. Based on the life of Argentine actress and political leader Eva Perón, who rose from nothing to become one of the most famous political figures in the country’s history. Evita features music by Andrew Lloyd-Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice and is one of their most successful musicals musicals. The show had an incredible run on the West End, Broadway and has recently finished a successful UK tour.
This is a student production by footlights, the University of Exeter’s longest running Musical Theatre society. The society produces musicals of a professional standard and last year brought the fantastic sell-out show West Side Story to the Exeter Northcott.