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'Evita' Hires Ricky Martin as Che

June 10, 2010 (4:58 am) GMT
After nabbing a role in 'Les Miserable' back in 1996, the singer will make a return to Broadway in the revival of 'Evita' in 2012.
Ricky Martin

Puerto Rican pop star is returning to Broadway - to star in a revival of Tony Award-winning musical "Evita". The Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice production, which chronicles the life and loves of Argentina's former First Lady Eva Peron, is set for to return to Broadway, producers announced on Wednesday, June 9.

Martin has been cast in the role of Che, opposite Evita veteran, Argentine actress Elena Roger - who starred in the 2006 London stage production. Martin previously appeared on Broadway in "Les Miserables" in 1996.

The "Evita" revival, to be directed by Michael Grandage, is scheduled to open in spring 2012.

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