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Invited Editorial Novel Collaborations within Experienced

Summary: Invited Editorial
Novel Collaborations within Experienced
Teams Lead to Best Research Outcomes
Evita premiered on Broadway at the Broadway
Theatre on September 25, 1979. The production
ran for an incredible 1,567 performances and won
a remarkable seven Tony Awards, including best
book, best score, and best musical of the year. Evita
was Andrew Lloyd WebberŐs last show with Tim
Rice before he went on to less successful collabo-
rations. A third key member of the creative team
was Harold Prince, the director of numerous
groundbreaking productions such as Cabaret and
West Side Story.
Evita is loosely based on the life of Eva Peron, the
charismatic wife of post-World War II Argentine
president Juan Peron. Rice builds a compelling
story around Eva PeronŐs rise from poverty to
power. The impact of the story is augmented by
Lloyd WebberŐs Latin-inspired music. EvitaŐs


Source: Amaral, Luis A.N. - Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Northwestern University


Collections: Physics; Biology and Medicine