Valerie Perri (Eva) performed this role twice a week in the National Company of Evita currently at the Shubert Theatre in Los Angeles. Valerie's performing credits in numerous plays and musicals include Anita in West Side Story, Nellie Forbush in South Pacific, Ruby in Dames at Sea, Liesel in The Sound of Music, Kate in The Taming of the Shrew and just before she joined Evita last year, the Los Angeles production of A 5-6-7-8. Valerie was raised in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, and received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida. While in Florida, she appeared in Diamond Studs at the Coconut Grove Theatre and Cabaret at the Gusman Philharmonic Hall. On screen, she was seen in Grease with John Travolta, Americathon and Sydney Sheldon's Bloodline. Valerie is married to Dan Perri, a film title designer.
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