Days & Times:
Tuesdays through Thursdays at 7 pm, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm, and Sundays August 16th and 23rd at 2pm.
Directed by William Roudebush
Musical Direction by Scott Storr
Choreography by Meredith Langton
Set Design by James Dardenne
Costumes by Robin McLaughlin
Lighting Design by Herrick Goldman
Properties by Melissa Becker
Eva Peron’s journey to charismatic, powerful and controversial First Lady of Argentina from her poverty-stricken roots in the outskirts of Buenos Aires is a star-making, tour de force role in one of the most challenging and memorable scores in musical theater that includes “Another Suitcase in Another Hall,” “Buenos Aires,” and “Don’t Cry For Me, Argentina.” Evita won eight Tony Awards including Best Musical and Best Score in 1978.
Zal Owen (Che) is thrilled to be playing one of his dream roles and making his Cape Rep Theatre debut! Zal just starred as Judah in 210 Amlent Avenue as part of the New York Musical Theatre Festival. National Tour: Motel in Fiddler on the Roof (opposite Harvey Fierstein and Theodore Bikel). Off-Broadway/NYC: Love Me (New York The- atre Workshop), Last Jew in Europe (Triad Theater), The Awakening of Angel DeLuna (NYMF), The ToyMaker (York Theatre), L’Chayim (Theater for the New City), member of The Broadway Boys. Regional: Paper Mill Playhouse, Atlanta TOTS, Bucks County Playhouse, Ogunquit Playhouse. Concerts: 54 Below, Joe’s Pub, Symphony Space. Training: CCM, Wynn Handman. Thanks to CLA and to Dana, family and friends. www.zalowen.com
Rachel O’Malley (Eva) is excited to be making her Cape Rep debut! She lives in New York where she performs regularly as Ladybird Finch with the “Hot Box Girls,” New York’s premiere all singing all dancing burlesque troupe at Duane Park, the Slipper Room, and other jazz and burlesque clubs around the city. Her favorite roles include The Baker’s Wife (Into the Woods), Rosina Sugarface or the Wicked Witch (Humperdinck’s Hansel und Gretel) and Cherubino (Le Nozze di Figaro). Rachel earned her bachelors degree in vocal performance at the University of Oregon, and her Masters of Music at the Boston Conservatory. She would love to thank Margaret for her persistence, Bill for his faith, Scott for his patience, and her parents for their love.
A. Bryan Humphrey (Perón) has been an actor, director, writer, and theater teacher for over forty years. A long-time member of Actors’ Equity Association, he has appeared with major theaters across the country including the Intiman, Seattle
Rep, Seattle Children’s Theatre, Tacoma Actors Guild, Book-It Rep, Mill Mountain Theatre, Arkansas Rep, Seattle Shakespeare Company, Connecticut Rep, The Fulton Theatre, Missouri Rep, the Denver Center, and the Nebraska, Colorado, Oregon and Utah Shakespeare Festivals. He has been a theater teacher at Baylor University, the University of Colorado, Boulder, Ohio Uni- versity, Pepperdine University, and Penn State University, and has directed over fifty productions including adaptations of several Shakespeare plays including Hamlet, Romeo & Juliet, Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Macbeth. His one-person adaptation of King Lear entitled Lear’s Shadow was nominated Best New Play by the Denver Drama Critics Circle. Bryan is delighted to appear at Cape Rep Theatre for the first time, and thanks his friend and director Bill Roudebush for giving him this opportunity to work with and learn from the fine theater artists here and be part of the long tradition of theater excellence in Brewster, Massachusetts, on Cape Cod.
* Appearing courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States, appearing under Special Appearance Contract.
** Member of SDC, Stage Directors and Choreographers Society