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Ricky Martin, Elena Roger Bowing Out of "Evita"

By Robert Kahn
|  Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012  |  Updated 7:02 AM EDT
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Ricky Martin, Elena Roger End "Evita" Run

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Ricky Martin, Michael Cerveris and Elena Roger will take their final bows in "Evita" in January

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Still want to be “Livin’ Evita Loca,” as the backstage joke goes? Time is running out.

Producers Hal Luftig and Scott Sanders said Monday that the top-billed cast of “Evita” will play its final performance on Saturday, Jan. 26. That’s your last opportunity to see Ricky Martin as Che, Olivier Award-winning Argentinean actress Elena Roger as Eva Perón and Tony Award-winner Michael Cerveris as Juan Perón.

The production of Tim Rice’s and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical will continue its open-ended run at the Marquis Theatre following the original stars’ departure, producers said. New stars will be announced soon.

In July, Cerveris talked to NBC 4 New York about traveling to Argentina as part of his research for his role.

Read the interview here.

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