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* MundaneMadeAwesome: During "A New Argentina", Juan leads the descamisados in a stunning rendition of... his political platform. And it's ''badass''.

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* MundaneMadeAwesome: MundaneMadeAwesome:
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During "A New Argentina", Juan leads the descamisados in a stunning rendition of... his political platform. And it's ''badass''.


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** The choreography for "The Art of the Possible." It's a game of musical chairs... used to brilliantly depict the chaos and constant backstabbing of the military.


* DoubleEdgedAnswer: The song "Rainbow Tour" ends with them agreeing that Evita's tour of Spain, Italy, and France a success "...we had a few doubts, but the answer is yes. And no. and yes. and no." Che ends with "No."

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* DoubleEdgedAnswer: The song "Rainbow Tour" ends with them agreeing that Evita's tour of Spain, Italy, and France was a success "...we had a few doubts, but the answer is yes. And no. and yes. and no." Che ends with "No."


** The whole musical falls prey to this. When it was written in the 1970's, there was only English-language book about Eva Peron published, written by a political opponent of the Perons. (Imagine writing a musical about UsefulNotes/BarackObama based solely upon his Conservapedia page.) More recent biographers have portrayed Eva much more evenhandedly; she may not have been a saint, but she wasn't a villain, either.

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** The whole musical falls prey to this. When it was written in the 1970's, there was only one English-language book about Eva Peron published, written by a political opponent of the Perons. (Imagine writing a musical about UsefulNotes/BarackObama based solely upon his Conservapedia page.) More recent biographers have portrayed Eva much more evenhandedly; she may not have been a saint, but she wasn't a villain, either.


** The chorus of "Rainbow High" gets its own downright chilling DarkReprise at the end of "Lament."

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** The chorus of "Rainbow High" gets its own downright chilling DarkReprise at the end of "Lament."" The film version ''ends with it''.


Began as a 1976 RockOpera ConceptAlbum and then adapted into a stage musical in 1978. The West End production starred Elaine Paige and the later Broadway production starred Patti [=LuPone=], both of whom would become theatre legends. Music/{{Madonna}} and Creator/AntonioBanderas starred in the 1996 film adaptation. It was warmly received by critics and garnered nominations for several UsefulNotes/{{Academy Award}}s and Golden Globes, as well as a few wins.

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Began as a 1976 RockOpera ConceptAlbum and then adapted into a stage musical in 1978. The West End production starred Elaine Paige and the later Broadway production starred Patti [=LuPone=], Creator/PattiLuPone, both of whom would become theatre legends. Music/{{Madonna}} and Creator/AntonioBanderas starred in the 1996 film adaptation. It was warmly received by critics and garnered nominations for several UsefulNotes/{{Academy Award}}s and Golden Globes, as well as a few wins.


** In the concept album, a number of foreign productions, and the film version, [[AltumVidetur there is a "Latin Chant" prayer]] before the final song "Lament".

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** In the concept album, a number of foreign productions, and the film version, [[AltumVidetur [[GratuitousLatin there is a "Latin Chant" prayer]] before the final song "Lament".


* AwardBaitSong: "You Must Love Me"

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* AwardBaitSong: "You Must Love Me"Me".
* BasedOnAGreatBigLie: According to many Argentinians. The musical is believed to have been based on a tell-all biography of Eva by Mary Main, an Argentine-born Briton - a group that had very little love for the Peronists. The author of the book in question made little effort to document her sources, and much of it has been disproven since its publication.

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* GhostSong: "Lament" in some productions (though not in the film).


* CaliforniaDoubling: Most of the film was shot in Hungary. Averted with "Don't Cry For Me Argentina", which was filmed on the balcony of the Casa Rosada in Buenos Aires.

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* CaliforniaDoubling: Most of the film was shot in Hungary. Averted with "Don't Cry For Me Argentina", which was filmed on the balcony of the Casa Rosada in Buenos Aires.


* DarkReprise: As with most Creator/AndrewLloydWeber productions. "Eva's Final Broadcast" using the melody of "Don't Cry for Me Argentina" is probably the most typical example. Also see IronicEcho below.

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* DarkReprise: As with most Creator/AndrewLloydWeber Creator/AndrewLloydWebber productions. "Eva's Final Broadcast" using the melody of "Don't Cry for Me Argentina" is probably the most typical example. Also see IronicEcho below.


* DarkReprise: As with most AndrewLloydWeber productions. "Eva's Final Broadcast" using the melody of "Don't Cry for Me Argentina" is probably the most typical example. Also see IronicEcho below.

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* DarkReprise: As with most AndrewLloydWeber Creator/AndrewLloydWeber productions. "Eva's Final Broadcast" using the melody of "Don't Cry for Me Argentina" is probably the most typical example. Also see IronicEcho below.



* DatedHistory: Eva's entire relationship with Magaldi, which has been called into question by more recent research. (See [[https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eva_Perón#Move_to_Buenos_Aires the Other Wiki]] (second paragraph of linked section) for details.)

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* DatedHistory: Eva's entire relationship with Magaldi, which has been called into question by more recent research. (See [[https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eva_Perón#Move_to_Buenos_Aires the Other Wiki]] (second paragraph of linked section) for details.)


''Evita'' is the 1970s musical by AndrewLloydWebber and Creator/TimRice, based off the life of Argentinean First Lady [[UsefulNotes/EvaPeron María Eva "Evita" Duarte de Perón]], wife of Juan Perón. BasedOnATrueStory - how much depends on whom you believe.

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''Evita'' is the 1970s musical by AndrewLloydWebber Creator/AndrewLloydWebber and Creator/TimRice, based off the life of Argentinean First Lady [[UsefulNotes/EvaPeron María Eva "Evita" Duarte de Perón]], wife of Juan Perón. BasedOnATrueStory - how much depends on whom you believe.


* CrowdSong: "Peron's Latest Flame", "And the Money Kept Rolling In (and Out)". Also see Angry Mob Song above.

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* CrowdSong: "Peron's Latest Flame", "And the Money Kept Rolling In (and Out)".Out)," "Dangerous Jade" [[note]](with two crowds: the army and the aristocracy)[[/note]]. Also see Angry Mob Song above.



* MovieBonusSong: "You Must Love Me". "The Lady's Got Potential" was almost completely rewritten.
** The latter was added to the stage version starting with the 2006 West End production and continuing into the 2012 Broadway production. According to cast member Michael Cerveris (Juan), it was included to remind the audience that Juan and Eva came to love each other passionately, even if their relationship began as a mutual agreement to assist each other in their political ambitions.

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* MovieBonusSong: "You Must Love Me". Me." "The Lady's Got Potential" was almost completely rewritten.
rewritten from its album version.
** The latter former was added to the stage version starting with the 2006 West End production and continuing into the 2012 Broadway production. According to cast member Michael Cerveris (Juan), it was included to remind the audience that Juan and Eva came to love each other passionately, even if their relationship began as a mutual agreement to assist each other in their political ambitions.


* ConceptAlbum: Featuring pre-[[Theatre/LesMiserables Glums]] Colm Wilkinson as Che [[note]] or "Everyman", as the character was then known. [[/note]]

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* ConceptAlbum: Featuring pre-[[Theatre/LesMiserables Glums]] Colm Wilkinson as Che [[note]] or "Everyman", as the character was then known. [[/note]]Che.



* CrowdSong: "Peron's Latest Flame", "And the Money Kept Rolling In (and Out)"

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* CrowdSong: "Peron's Latest Flame", "And the Money Kept Rolling In (and Out)"Out)". Also see Angry Mob Song above.



* ITakeOffenseToThatLastOne: In the film version of "Rainbow Tour", Eva is greeted in Italy by Demonstrators who decry her and her husband as fascists. Her response: "They called me a whore! They actually called me a whore!"

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* ITakeOffenseToThatLastOne: In the film version of "Rainbow Tour", Eva is greeted in Italy by Demonstrators who decry her and her husband as fascists. Her response: "They called me a whore! They actually called me a whore!"



* MovieBonusSong: "The Lady's Got Potential" and "You Must Love Me".

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* MovieBonusSong: "You Must Love Me". "The Lady's Got Potential" and "You Must Love Me".was almost completely rewritten.


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** And again by Eva, as she & Juan contemplate his presidential run
--> We'll - You'll be handed power on a plate

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