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Evita in the Park

Macomb, IL – The final production of Western's Summer Music Theatre season will be performed this weekend and next. But those who gathered in Chandler Park for this week's Brown Bag Concert got a preview of the show. Cast members from "Evita" sang selections from the musical. The lead role will be played by Tamara Corbin. The Baldwin Wallace Conservatory student is in Macomb for this summer's musical productions. Corbin played small parts in the earlier shows. One of the other major characters is portrayed by Adam Michael Lewis. The Monmouth native fills the role of Che Rivera. Lewis has a Master's degree from Western. He now works at a dinner theater in the Quad Cities and teaches at Blackhawk Community College. Listen to News Director Rich Egger's feature about "Evita" and the performers by clicking on the audio button above.