Songs like “Don’t Cry for Me, Argentina” and “You Must Love Me” allow Perón’s story to blossom in a way that only Weber could lyrically fashion. In her first leading role, Caroline Bowman, a stage actress who has appeared in such Broadway hits as Wicked and Kinky Boots, will play the part of Perón.
Evita opens at 7:30 p.m. at the Buell, in the Denver Performing Arts Complex; tickets are $25 to $105. For tickets and information, call 303-893-4100 or visit denvercenter.org.
Tuesdays-Sundays, 7:30 p.m.; Thu., Jan. 16, 2 p.m.; Saturdays, Sundays, 2 p.m. Starts: Jan. 15. Continues through Jan. 26, 2014