Initial casting announced for Made at Curve production of ‘EVITA’

Leicester’s Curve theatre has revealed initial casting for its new Made at Curve production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s iconic musical, EVITA, which will run from 27 November 2023 to 13 January 2024.

Directed by Curve’s Artistic Director Nikolai Foster, EVITA will star Martha Kirby as Eva Perón and Tyrone Huntley as Che.

Further casting will be announced in due course.

EVITA with have set design by Michael Taylor (Billy Elliot the Musical), musical supervision from Stephen Brooker (White Christmas), musical direction from Ben van Tienen (Funny Girl, UK tour) and choreography by World Choreography Award-winning Adam Murray (Rocketman, Cruella, The King’s Man). The production team will also include Costume Designer Edd Lindley (Billy Elliot the Musical), Lighting Designer Joshie Hariette (Cake the Musical), Sound Designer Adam Fisher (The Wizard of Oz), and Wigs, Hair and Make-up Designer Sam Cox. Casting is by Curve Associate Kay Magson CDG and Olivia Laydon.

Accessible performances will be available throughout the run of EVITA, including Audio Described performances on Friday 15 December at 7:30pm (with a Touch Tour from 6pm) and Thursday 11 January 2024 at 2:15pm (with a Touch Tour from 12:45pm).

The performance on Tuesday 19 December at 7:30pm will be British Sign Language (BSL) Interpreted, and performances on Wednesday 20 December at 7:30pm and Thursday 28 December at 2:15pm will be Captioned. A Relaxed Performance, for those who would benefit from a more relaxed environment, will take place on Saturday 6 January 2024 at 2:15pm. A Dementia Friendly performance, tailored to support audience members living with Dementia, their families, friends and carers, will take place on Wednesday 10 January 2024 at 2:15pm.

Curve will also provide a range of workshops and learning opportunities and digital resources around the production, as well as a Theatre Day on Thursday 7 December at 10am, offering audiences the chance to see behind-the-scenes and hear from those involved in the show. To find out more, email

Tickets for EVITA are now on-sale. To find out more and book, visit, call 0116 242 3595 or visit Curve’s Box Office in-person.

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