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Ricky Martin and Elena Roger star in Andrew Lloyd Webber's classic.

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It's Alive! Max von Essen, Jason Gotay & More Set for Reading of Horror Musical Gay Bride of Frankenstein

It's Alive! Max von Essen, Jason Gotay & More Set for Reading of Horror Musical Gay Bride of Frankenstein

Wedding bells will ring for Max von Essen once he ends his run in Broadway's Evita. The actor will join Jason Gotay (Bring It On), Billy Tighe (Wicked) and Ashley Kate Adams (La Cage aux Folles) for an industry reading of the horror musical Gay Bride of Frankenstein. Directed by Rachel Klein, written by Billy Butler and Dane E. Leeman ...

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Ricky Martin, Orfeh & More Go Country in New ‘Live the Dream’ Music Video from Evita's Rachel Potter

Ricky Martin, Orfeh & More Go Country in New ‘Live the Dream’ Music Video from Evita's Rachel Potter

Don’t cry for Rachel Potter. Even though Broadway’s Evita (in which Potter plays Peron’s mistress) closes January 26, the budding country singer now has a new catchy single and a star-studded music video to her name. Potter recruited her Evita co-stars Ricky Martin, Michael Cerveris and Max von Essen, as well as Tony nominees Orfeh and Constantine Maroulis, for the fun-filled ...

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Evita's Michael Cerveris Opens Up About Meeting His Hero, Steve Gleason, in 2012

Evita's Michael Cerveris Opens Up About Meeting His Hero, Steve Gleason, in 2012

As we wave goodbye to 2012, a year filled with cheerleaders, paperboys, porn stars and Patti, Broadway.com is ringing in the new year by asking your favorite Broadway stars to share the high point of the year we’ve left behind—and what they’re hoping is in store for the year ahead! Find out what the stars had to say about ...

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Don't Cry for Me Argentina! Broadway's Evita Sets Closing Date

Don't Cry for Me Argentina! Broadway's Evita Sets Closing Date

Though Broadway's Evita had originally planned to continue on after the departure of headliners Ricky Martin, Elena Roger and Michael Cerveris, the musical has now announced a closing date of January 26, 2013. At the time of closing the musical will have played 26 previews and 337 regular performances. A national tour of the production will launch in September 2013 ...

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Evita’s Ricky Martin is Heading Down Under as a New Judge on The Voice

Evita’s Ricky Martin is Heading Down Under as a New Judge on The Voice

Evita star Ricky Martin will mentor aspiring performers on the second season of the Australian edition of The Voice, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Martin, who exits Broadway’s Evita on January 26, will replace current Voice judge Keith Urban, who is departing the series in order to judge the upcoming season of American Idol. Martin will serve as a judge ...

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Evita's Michael Cerveris to Headline Bye Bye Hurricane Benefit Concert

Evita's Michael Cerveris to Headline Bye Bye Hurricane Benefit Concert

Evita star Michael Cerveris and his band Loose Cattle will join musician Rosie Ledet and the Zydeco Playboys for the fourth annual Bye Bye Hurricane Season Party benefit concert. The performance will be held on November 30 at the Midtown venue Connolly's.

Presented by Evacuteer.org, the concert will benefit the Tunnel to Towers Foundation's Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. Dedicated ...

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Don't Cry for Them! Watch Five People Who Will Not Be the Next Star of Broadway's Evita

Don't Cry for Them! Watch Five People Who Will Not Be the Next Star of Broadway's Evita

Now that the leads of the Broadway revival of Evita have announced their final performance in the show, theater lovers are buzzing about who will be next to play the juicy role of Eva Peron. To keep ourselves entertained while everyone spins rumors and dream casts, we are offering you a chance to see five singers who have covered the ...

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Adios, Argentina! Ricky Martin, Elena Roger & Michael Cerveris Set Departure Date from Evita

Adios, Argentina! Ricky Martin, Elena Roger & Michael Cerveris Set Departure Date from Evita

Evita stars Ricky Martin, Elena Roger and Michael Cerveris will say adios to Argentina when they play their final performances in the Tony-nominated revival on January 26. The musical will continue its run at Broadway's Marquis Theatre, with replacement stars for the roles of Che, Eva and Juan Peron to be announced at a later date.

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Watch Evita's Rachel Potter Bring a Family to Tears on Today

Watch Evita's Rachel Potter Bring a Family to Tears on Today

Eight shows a week, Rachel Potter moves Broadway audiences as a troubled mistress in Evita, but on November 8, she tugged the heartstrings of one mother in particular. With the guidance of Today Show co-hosts Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb, Potter helped teenager Ashley Flewellen surprise her cancer survivor mother Frances, who adopted Flewellen as a baby. Potter sang ...

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Evita's Christina DeCicco on How to Be the 'Center of Attention' as Eva Peron This Halloween

Evita's Christina DeCicco on How to Be the 'Center of Attention' as Eva Peron This Halloween

If you’re too old to don Annie’s red wig and you’re looking for a little more glamour than Grizabella's whiskers, it’s time to consider a hot new Broadway costume. This year, Broadway.com decided to go straight to the stars of some of your favorite current shows for detailed guidance in creating the eye-catching outfits they wear on stage ...

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Evita Star Ricky Martin Gives Kelly Ripa a Tango Tutorial on Live

Evita Star Ricky Martin Gives Kelly Ripa a Tango Tutorial on Live

After more than six months of performing “Waltz for Eva and Che” in the hit Broadway revival of Evita, Ricky Martin is more than qualified to offer tango lessons. The lucky recipient of his expertise? Kelly Ripa, who interviewed the star on the October 4 edition of Live With Kelly and Michael. In this Hot Shot, Martin (whose shoes look ...

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Evita's Michael Cerveris, Ricky Martin & Elena Roger Send Love to New Orleans as the Gulf Coast Faces Hurricane Isaac

Evita's Michael Cerveris, Ricky Martin & Elena Roger Send Love to New Orleans as the Gulf Coast Faces Hurricane Isaac

Evita stars Ricky Martin, Elena Roger and Michael Cerveris took some time out backstage to send messages of hope and strength to the city of New Orleans as it faced Hurricane Isaac, exactly seven years after the city was battered by Hurricane Katrina. Cerveris has a long history with the city and its music, producing the New Orleans-themed musical ...

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Evita’s Rachel Potter Reveals Ricky Martin's Catchphrase and Revels in Her ‘Star of Positivity’

Evita’s Rachel Potter Reveals Ricky Martin's Catchphrase and Revels in Her ‘Star of Positivity’

Rachel Potter, who is receiving a lot of attention for her role as Peron’s Mistress in Evita as well her budding country music career, invited Broadway.com to her dressing room at the Marquis Theatre to show off her five favorite things.

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Evita's Ricky Martin Will Switch to Seven Performances a Week This Fall

Evita's Ricky Martin Will Switch to Seven Performances a Week This Fall

Ricky Martin will begin playing Che for seven performances each week in the current revival of Evita on September 3. Martin will play performances Tuesday through Saturday, with understudies Max von Essen and Daniel Torres alternating the role of Che on Monday evenings. Evita continues to play Broadway’s Marquis Theatre. The schedule change is part of a slight restructuring of ...

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Watch Evita’s Rachel Potter and Wicked’s Kyle Dean Massey Get a Little Bit Country in Concert

Watch Evita’s Rachel Potter and Wicked’s Kyle Dean Massey Get a Little Bit Country in Concert

Rachel Potter may be known to Broadway audiences for starring in The Addams Family and the current hit revival of Evita, but the actress is also an up-and-coming country music artist. Earlier this year, Potter released a country music EP titled Live the Dream, and won over fans including country music legend (and Broadway vet) Reba McEntire. On August 26 ...

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Spice Girl Mel C Would ‘Love to Play Evita’ on Broadway; Previews New Musical Theater Album

Spice Girl Mel C Would ‘Love to Play Evita’ on Broadway; Previews New Musical Theater Album

Former Spice Girls singer Melanie Chisholm (better known as Mel C or Sporty Spice) is becoming quite immersed in the world of musical theater, and the pop star now has her sights set on Broadway. In addition to starring as Mary Magdalene in the upcoming U.K. arena tour of Jesus Christ Superstar, Chisholm will release Stages, a solo album of ...

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Evita’s Ricky Martin Discusses #SIP and Drunk Audience Members on Jimmy Fallon

Evita’s Ricky Martin Discusses #SIP and Drunk Audience Members on Jimmy Fallon

Superstar Ricky Martin dropped by Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on August 16 to discuss Evita and the new TV series Martin is writing, producing and starring in on NBC. In the first video, Martin talks about his experience on Broadway playing the "very passionate" Che in the Broadway revival of Evita. He recalls one particular performance where the cast ...

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Watch Evita's Rachel Potter Perform ‘Another Suitcase in Another Hall’ on Good Day New York

Watch Evita's Rachel Potter Perform ‘Another Suitcase in Another Hall’ on Good Day New York

Evita star Rachel Potter dropped by Good Day New York on August 8 to discuss one of the Broadway community’s favorite summer pastimes: Broadway in Bryant Park. Potter gave viewers all the necessary info about attending the free lunchtime concert series, which offers fans a preview of the many musicals playing on and off-Broadway. After chatting about the concert and ...

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Evita’s Ricky Martin Signs on to Star in a New TV Series

Evita’s Ricky Martin Signs on to Star in a New TV Series

Ricky Martin has signed a talent holding deal with Universal Television to develop and star in a TV series, according to Deadline.com. Martin is currently lighting up the stage as Che in the revival of Evita at the Marquis Theatre. In addition to the series, the deal also includes TV specials starring and developed by the popular star. No ...

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Evita’s Ricky Martin Speaks Out: ‘I Would Love to Do Broadway the Rest of My Life!’

Evita’s Ricky Martin Speaks Out: ‘I Would Love to Do Broadway the Rest of My Life!’

Ricky Martin is having “the time of his life” winning over Broadway audiences as Che in the Tony-nominated revival of Evita at the Marquis Theatre. The Grammy-winning superstar gave a rare interview to the Associated Press in which he discussed a range of topics, including why he is “addicted” to Broadway and why New York is the perfect place to ...

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Thumbs Up! No Understudy Blues Here: Evita Shines with Max von Essen and Alternate Christina DeCicco

Thumbs Up! No Understudy Blues Here: Evita Shines with Max von Essen and Alternate Christina DeCicco

At most shows, the program insert alerting audience members that the marquee star is not performing is rightfully greeted with groans and sighs. But if this happens to you at the Marquis Theatre, sit tight: Evita is in very capable hands with Ricky Martin understudy Max von Essen as Che and Eva alternate Christina DeCicco in the title role ...

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Elena Roger, Michael Cerveris and the Cast of Evita Celebrate Argentina’s Independence

Elena Roger, Michael Cerveris and the Cast of Evita Celebrate Argentina’s Independence

A new Argentina indeed! The cast of the Broadway revival of Evita demonstrated their national pride on July 9 in celebration of Argentina’s Independence Day. On this date in 1816, the Argentine people proclaimed their independence from Spanish rule and formed the United Provinces of South America. Evita’s title star (and Argentina native) Elena Roger leads the cheery cast ...

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Broadway Stars Support Max von Essen as He Fills in for Ricky Martin in Evita

Broadway Stars Support Max von Essen as He Fills in for Ricky Martin in Evita
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Broadway charmer Max von Essen is enjoying a change of scenery at Evita. While headliner Ricky Martin takes a vacation, von Essen and Daniel Torres are filling in as Che in the Tony-nominated revival. Von Essen, who normally plays the role of Migaldi, will take center stage at the Marquis Theatre through July 7 and Toress will play the role ...

Gotta Dance! Behind the Scenes with Evita's Nick Kenkel

The dancer discusses his journey from crunching numbers to tangoing with Evita on Broadway.

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Evita Star Max von Essen Shares His Obsession with Steve Kazee, Andrew Keenan-Bolger and TV's Housewives

Evita Star Max von Essen Shares His Obsession with Steve Kazee, Andrew Keenan-Bolger and TV's Housewives

Broadway stars know what’s hot in entertainment, fashion and pop culture, so Broadway.com decided it was high time to tap in to the after-hours obsessions of our favorite stage actors. Evita star Max von Essen, who will move from his regular role as Magaldi to rock out as Che from July 2 to July 7 (while Ricky Martin is ...

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