A high flying “Evita” in Lone Tree

It is always a breathtaking experience when a production exceeds your expectations and creates something truly beautiful.

“Evita” at the Lone Tree Arts Center is a complete and true masterpiece. The classic Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice rock opera show follows the

Miles Jacoby as Che in “Evita”

story of Eva Peron from her humble beginnings as a poor small town girl to the First Lady of Argentina.

Colorado native Lauren Shealy takes on this complex and prolific leading lady and does it without missing a beat. Shealy is able show the transformation of Eva from a 15 year old, ambitious girl to the loving and caring First Lady and eventually to her death bed.

Filling out the cast is Jesse Sharp (Juan Perón) and Miles Jacoby (Che). Both New York exports help to boost the performance and provide that high level of quality that the production was striving for.

“Evita” also benefited from New York director and choreographer Gina Rattan and Sarah O’Gleby. Both help make this show a production spectacular.

Although there were some sound issues at times overall this was a high quality production show. The entire cast excels in their roles and brings life to this classic masterpiece.



“Evita” at the Lone Tree Arts Center, ***(three out of four stars).

Get tickets by visiting lonetreeartscenter.org, 10075 Commons St, Lone Tree, C), 80124

Lauren Shealy and the cast of “Evita” at the Lone Tree Arts Center.

Also playing:

42nd Street- Candlelight Dinner Playhouse

The Robber Bridegroom- Town Hall Arts Center

The Intelligent Design of Jenny Chow- Vintage Theatre productions

Disenchanted!- BDT Stage

The American Clock- MSU Denver Studio Theatre

Author: Avery Anderson

Avery Anderson is the general manager of Met TV. He hosts “The Nightly Met,” an entertainment show that highlights local art and culture. He loves the theater and all art and is an advocate for local theater companies through his many stories. He also enjoys gardening and being outside.
Connect with him through email at aande133@msudenver.edu.

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