Marti Pellow (Wet, Wet, Wet) is set to join the cast of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Evita, taking on the role of Che.
Following its critically acclaimed run in 2013 Evita will continue to tour the UK into 2014, opening at New Theatre, Oxford on Wednesday 22 January.
Telling the story of Eva Peron, wife of former Argentine dictator Juan Peron, Evita follows Eva’s journey from humble beginnings through to extraordinary wealth, power and iconic status.
Evita features some of the most iconic songs in musical theatre, including Don’t Cry For Me Argentina, On This Night of a Thousand Stars, You Must Love Me, and Another Suitcase in Another Hall.
Mark Heenehan reprises his role as Peron.
Evita – 2014 UK Tour Dates
Wednesday 22 – Saturday 25 January
New Theatre, Oxford
Monday 27 January – Saturday 8 February
Playhouse Theatre, Edinburgh
Monday 10 – Saturday 15 February
Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Dublin
Monday 17- Saturday 22 February
New Theatre, Cardiff
Monday 24 – Saturday 29 February
Theatre Royal, Newcastle
Monday 10 – Saturday 15 March
Sands Theatre, Carlisle
Monday 17 – Saturday 22 March
Palace Theatre, Manchester
Monday 24 March – Saturday 5 April
Marlow Theatre, Canterbury
Monday 8 – Saturday 19 April
Hippodrome Theatre, Birmingham
Monday 21 – Saturday 26 April
New Theatre, Hull
Monday 28 April – Saturday 3 May
Venue Cymru, Llandudno
Monday 6 – Saturday 10 May
Festival Theatre, Malvern
**Monday 12 – Saturday 17 May
Grand Theatre, Leeds
**Monday 19 – Saturday 24 May
Theatre Royal, Plymouth
**Monday 27 – Saturday 31 May
Swan Theatre, High Wycombe
**Monday 2 – Saturday 7 June
Orchard Theatre, Dartford