Tim Bowman (Che) was an original member of the record-breaking Los Angeles company of Evita before appearing in the musical on Broadway, understudying this role in both productions. A native of California, Tim appeared in Festival at San Francisco's American Conservatory Theatre, in Witness to the Confession at Los Angeles' Mark Taper Forum and in The Great American Backstage Musical in both Los Angeles and San Francisco. His other credits, in both drama and musical theatre, include the title role in George M!, Rutledge in 1776, Jimmy in 110 in the Shade, The Son in The Miser, Pizarro in The Royal Hunt of the Sun and Curly in Oklahoma!.
JOHN LESLIE WOLFE
John Leslie Wolfe (Perón) was a member of the original Broadway company of Evita before joining the second national company, where he traveled to Chicago and Washington, D.C. He has also appeared in the Broadway productions of Sarava, Spotlight, and Knickerbocker Holiday. John's credits in regional theatres include Pompineau in Cat and the Fiddle, Caliph in Kismet, Eisenstein in Die Fledermaus, Lysander in A Midsummer Night's Dream and Curly in Oklahoma! He has also toured in Camelot with Rock Hudson, Fiddler on the Roof with Herschel Bernardi and Call Me Madam with Ethel Merman. A native of New Mexico, John holds a BFA from Kansas University.
Vincent Pirillo (Magaldi) performed this role in the Los Angeles company of Evita. A native of California, Vincent's background covers opera as well as theatre. While a graduate student at California State University, he sang the title role in Faust on a national tour with Dorothy Warenskjold. He has performed leading roles in La Traviata, Romeo and Juliet, South Pacific, Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris and Kismet. Prior to Evita, he appeared as Carlin in the Los Angeles Civic Light Opera's production of Bells Are Ringing. When not on tour, Vincent divides his time between performing, teaching voice at his private studio and directing music. He and his wife Teresa, who heads her own design firm, reside in California's San Fernando Valley.
Patricia Ludd (Perón's Mistress) made her Broadway debut in the New York company of Evita and her professional debut in the Prince Street Players' production of Alice In Wonderland. A native of New Jersey, Patricia was seen as Liesel in The Sound of Music at the Jones Beach Theatre in New York, as Sigried in the New York City Opera's production of The Song of Norway at Lincoln Center and in the Easter Show at Radio City Music Hall. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the Hartt College of Music.
Patricia Hemenway (Eva Alternate) sang the lead in the Off-Broadway show Decades--A Cabaret of American Songs. Patricia has performed a variety of roles in musical theatre--Adelaide in Guys and Dolls, Maria in West Side Story, Sally Bowles in Cabaret, Mary Magdalene in Jesus Christ Superstar and Rose in Gypsy at New Hampshire's New London Barn Playhouse. A native of Fairfield, Connecticut, she created leading roles in seventeen original musicals written and directed by Claude MacNeal in his Downtown Cabaret Theatre in Bridgeport, Connecticut, which included singing popular American music of the 20s through the 70s. Patricia studied voice with Catherine Russell and dance with Irene Comer.
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