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Evita weekend in Cambridge

By May 30, 2023No Comments

This past weekend, Dr. Ekstrom and I had the pleasure of hosting my mother, sister and her husband in Massachusetts. Mom turned 97 the previous week and came down from Ontario, Canada to celebrate with us. Yes, many nice dinners and family time. But one event stood out for us – seeing Evita at the Loeb Drama Center in Cambridge. The musical Evita with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice, was first staged in London in 1976. Evita’s memorable “Don’t Cry For Me Argentina”, recorded and released in 1976 followed by the complete rock opera concept album, went gold. The film adaptation, directed by Alan Parker, came out in 1996.

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