Calendar module icon

Calendar

View All Calendars is the default. Choose Select a Calendar to view a specific calendar. Subscribe to calendar notifications by clicking on the Notify Me button, and you will automatically be alerted about the latest events in our community.

Date:
April 29, 2018
Time:
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Address:
1520 Poyntz Ave
Manhattan, KS 66502
Contact:
785-537-4420
Email:
Cost:
Reserved Seating: Adult - $20/$17; Military - $15/$12; Student or Child - $13/$10
Facebook Twitter Google Plus Email

Evita - Theatre

Sunday, April 29, 2018

The Tony Award winning musical Evita is ennobled by the hauntingly beautiful songs of Andrew Lloyd Webber and is set amidst the turmoil of Argentinian politics of the late 1940s and early 1950s. The story unfolds through Eva Peron who grew up in obscure poverty to then rise to the heights of national and international prestige through her own sheer force of will by creating her own public image and myth. Eva Peron made herself into the common people's idol; loved, adored, hated and she festooned herself in the political manipulations that best elicited the adoration of her audience. As the only woman in Latin America to have ever risen to such power and influence, to this day her legend is intriguing to the modern understanding of how we choose to follow our political leaders, and how we grieve for them when they fall into the grip of human frailty. "Don't Cry for Me Argentina", "Buenos Aires" and "A New Argentina" are some of many songs made famous by this musical.