1. 'Evita' to Close When Ricky Martin, Other Originals End Run

    December 12, 2012 7:35 AM EST 0 0 0 So What Happens Now? Producers opt to end run on Jan. 26 rather than find replacements Evidently, Ricky Martin is irreplaceable. Despite previously announced plans to recast the principal roles in Evita following the exit on Jan. 26 of original star ...

  2. Leonardo Favio, Argentine Filmaker, Singer Dead at 74

    November 08, 2012 12:01 PM EST Argentine filmmaker, singer and songwriter Leonardo Favio died on Nov. 5 after years of health problems. He was 74 years old. With a dramatic tenor that veered from flamenco to tango-tined, Favio was recognized throughout Latin America as one of t ...

  3. Ricky Martin's 'Evita' Hits Broadway in March

    October 27, 2011 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 An updated version of the classic Broadway musical "Evita," starring Ricky Martin as Che Guevara, will premiere April 5 at the Marquis Theatre in NYC, producers confirmed on Thursday. Tickets will go on sale this Saturday, Oct. 29 with pre ...

  4. Ricky Martin's Broadway Plans

    June 09, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Ricky Martin will star as the male lead, Che, in a Broadway revival of "Evita" in spring 2012. Martin will reprise the role played by Antonio Banderas in the 1996 film, which starred Madonna as the wife of Argentine dictator Juan Peron. ...