Next Friday sees the opening of Portrush Music Societies annual production at the Riverside Theatre in Coleraine.
The pews are still rocking in the Riverside Theatre after last year’s production and theatre goers will not be disappointed by this year’s offering either.
Evita is the inspiration story of Eva Peron.
Hailing from humble beginnings and through time Eva became heralded as the spiritual leader of the nation bringing with it extraordinary wealth, power and status resulted in her ultimate rise to sainthood and her eventual death.
Evita the musical is a celebration of the life that Eva lived and all she achieved for herself and the people of Argentina – this quite simply is the story of an inspirational and inspiring lady.
The musical is the brain child of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd and is iconic worldwide and features some of the best known and loved inspiring stage songs in musical theatre – including ‘Don’t Cry For Me Argentina’, ‘Oh What a Circus’ and ‘Another Suitcase in Another Hall’ to name but a few.
The leading lady, Eva Peron, is being portrayed in Portrush Music Society’s production by non-other than Fiona Flynn. Fiona’s passion and dedication to the role sees her bring to the stage a beautiful and ambitious power-seeking character that uses her charisma and sexual powerness to gain what she yearns.
The role of young Eva, full of passion and fire, stunningly attractive and dreams of becoming a star is being played by Donelle Reynolds
The story of Evita is told and narrated by Che Guevara a character who reflects the voice of the Argentine people as the observe Eva’s meteoric rise to fame and Portrush Music Society are delighted to have the fabulously talented Adam Gowdy playing this role. And Andy Shaw will be playing the role of Agustin Magaldi.
Tickets: www.riversidetheatre.org.uk or ing call 028 70 123 123.