Thursday, February 18, 2010
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McCallum High School Fine Arts Academy presents
by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber
February 25 - 25, 7 p.m., Sunday, February 28, 2 p.m.
Thursday, March 4 - Saturday, March 6, 7 p.m. Sunday, March 7, 2 p.m.
McCallum Theatre, 5600 Sunshine Drive
Students $6, seniors-$10, all others-$12
All seats reserved. On sale now. On -line reservations via www.mactheatre.com
McCallum's Evita Boasts Two Languages, Two Leading Ladies and Two Venues
There’s no crying for McCallum High School’s Fine Arts Academy. The highly touted Theater Department is busy at work mounting a production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tony-Award- winning Evita, sure to wow audiences and make them smile. A talented, and ever versatile, McCallum cast and crew perform the musical favorite - Thursdays through Sundays, February 25 through March 7 - highlighting the meteoric rise of a larger-than-life Eva Perón -- the striking figure who captured a nation in much the same way this unique production is certain to captivate audiences.
Daringly and due in part to a year-long academic commitment to exploring Latin culture and history, the McCallum Theatre Department is showcasing an innovative Spanish/English adaptation of Evita. The McCallum bilingual version of Eva Peron’s tale demonstrates, in song and speech, how the power of language defined the Argentine First Lady’s vision of the world and her place in it. From the beginning notes of "Don’t Cry for Me Argentina" to the last chords of the musical’s final “Lament,” this powerful rendition of Evita educates and entertains.
Read more at AustinLiveTheatre.com . . . .