Osceola Arts opens its doors once again for the 2018-2019 theatre season with Evita, opening next week. Beginning Friday, October 5th and running through Sunday, October 28th, the Osceola Arts Main Theater will transport audiences to 1940’s Argentina to see the rise of the first lady of Argentina.
Based on the inspiring story of Eva Perón, Evita follows the journey of Eva’s rise from actress to powerful and controversial first lady of Argentina. Osceola Arts audiences will recognize the music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice including infamous songs like “Buenos Aires” and “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina.” Directed by Eric Desnoyers, Evita features a cast of 22 talented men and women who are honored to perform such a popular theatre piece. This awe-inspiring show is sure to entertain and delight audiences.
Tickets start at only $22, with Senior, students and group rates available. Showtimes for Evita are at 7:30pm on Fridays and Saturdays, 2pm on Sundays, and an additional 2pm matinee performance on Saturday, October 20th.
Osceola Arts is pleased to also offer two new visual arts exhibits. Opening on September 28th, Celebrating Hispanic Arts and Culture, proudly showcases over 80 works by many artists celebrating Hispanic arts and culture. This exhibit will be on display through November 2nd in the Main Gallery. Additionally, in the Studio Gallery, Reflejos de Borinquen: Graphic Artworks of Puerto Rico, showcases artwork that has been created in tribute to works developed in Puerto Rico throughout the mid to late 20th Century. It will be on display from October 4th through December 14th. An Artist Reception will be held for both exhibits on Saturday, October 6th from 2pm-5pm. All exhibits and receptions are free and open to the public.
For additional information and to purchase show tickets visit OsceolaArts.org or call 407-846-6257.