Behind the scenes at final Evita dress rehearsal in Lincoln

The excitement is building as The County Amateur Operatic Dramatic Society (CAODS Lincoln) prepare to bring Evita to life at Lincoln’s New Theatre Royal on Friday.

As previously reported, a local cast ranging from age five to 80, including two teachers and a staff member from staff from Lincoln County Hospital, will perform the amateur production between November 8 and 16 as part of CAODS Lincoln’s 70th anniversary celebrations.

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Evita charts the rise of Eva Peron from poor girl of the pampas to First Lady of Argentina, with a well-known soundtrack including ‘Don’t Cry for me, Argentina’.

An orchestra of 19 – under the direction of David Williams – will perform on stage, along with an ensemble of over 70 people – click here for more information.

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

The Lincolnite attended the dress rehearsal on Thursday, November 7 to get a sneak preview of the cast in action.

See our Evita dress rehearsal gallery below:

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite

See the Evita teaser trailer below: