Evita [Original Broadway Cast]

Evita [Original Broadway Cast]


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A film adaptation of EVITA, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's 1979 Broadway smash, was in development for more than a decade. Everyone from Patti LuPone, who created the title role on Broadway, to Barbra Streisand was a candidate. When it was revealed that Madonna would play Argentine first lady Eva Duarte Peron, the ultimate Material Girl, it seemed, for a while, that musical movie magic might be made. Director Alan Parker's tumultuous 1996 film didn't quite raise La Ciccone to screen superstardom, but it did legitimize her as a singing actress. Utilizing deeper, more resonant tones and working hard to make every word understood, Madonna gives a strong, lyrical performance. She tears into "Buenos Aires" and "Rainbow High," gives a regal rendition of "Don't Cry for Me Argentina," and strikes pure gold with the Oscar-winning "You Must Love Me," written specifically for her. A solid musical success, the double-disc EVITA is an intriguing chapter in Madonna's fascinating career.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/20/1999
Label: Imports
UPC: 5011781050325
catalogNumber: 946695
Rank: 8357

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Mandy Patinkin   Chalemie,Track Performer
Bob Gunton   Track Performer
Patti LuPone   Track Performer
Hershy Kay   Percus
Rene Wiegert   Conductor
Tobrina Vanbuskirk   Conductor

Technical Credits

Andrew Lloyd Webber   Producer,Orchestration
Mandy Patinkin   Contributor
Bob Gunton   Contributor
Patti LuPone   Contributor
Terri Klausner   Contributor
David Sacks   Contributor
David Smith   Remixing
Tim Rice   Producer
John Leslie Wolfe   Contributor
Harold Prince   Director
Nancy Wood   Contributor
David Staller   Contributor
Patricia Gorman   Contributor
Rene Wiegert   Director
George Osaki   Art Direction
Peppi Borza   Contributor
R. Tyler Gatchell   Executive Producer
Abe Jacob   Engineer
Matthew McKeon   Contributor
Jack Neubeck   Contributor
Peter Neufeld   Executive Producer
Phillip Tracy   Contributor
Mark Waldrop   Contributor
Brad Witsger   Contributor
Mark Syers   Contributor
Susan Terry   Contributor
Sandra Wheeler   Contributor
Nancy Opel   Contributor
Peter Marinos   Contributor
Anny DeGange   Contributor
John Yost   Contributor
Larry Fuller   Choreographer

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