Evita chronicles Eva Peron’s rise from the streets of Buenos Aires to its loftiest heights of power, highlighting the trademark and unique combination of glamour, guile and greed that catapulted her to power and worldwide fame. Originally developed as a concept rock album, Evita was a crossover cultural sensation. The iconic anthem Don’t Cry for Me, Argentina helped make it the first musical since the Rodgers and Hammerstein era to top the pop charts.