Asolo Repertory Theatre presents Evita

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Evita in the Suncoast

SARASOTA, FL (WWSB)- Tony awards winner Evita is coming to the Suncoast as a part of the Asolo Repertory Theatre.

Evita will run at the Mertz theatre from November 14th through December 30th..

Asolo announced the cast for the production for the first time today.

It will be directed and choreographed by Josh Rhodes, who has worked on Broadway’s Bright Star, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella, among others.

Puerto Rican recording artist and actress Ana Isabelle leads the all star cast as Eva Peron.

“EVITA chronicles the rise and fall of Eva Perón, who used her beauty and charisma to climb from her poverty-stricken roots on the outskirts of Buenos Aires to become the powerful and polarizing First Lady of Argentina at the age of 27,” according to the Asolo Repertory Theatre.

Tickets for Evita and the entire 2017-18 Asolo Repertory Theatre season are on sale now, they start at $32.