Ricky Martin stars in the newest Broadway revival of "Evita."

Ricky Martin stars in the newest Broadway revival of “Evita.” (Photo/Courtesy Richard Termine)

Ricky Martin, Argentinian starlet shine in Broadway’s “Evita”

Ricky Martin stars in the newest Broadway revival of “Evita.” (Photo/Courtesy Richard Termine)

Puerto Rican superstar Ricky Martin takes to the stage tonight as Che in “Evita,” Broadway’s newest musical. The star-studded production marks the Broadway debut of award-winning Argentinean actress Elena Roger as the legendary Eva Perón and Juan Perón will be played by Tony Award-winner Michael Cerveris.The musical dramatization of Argentina’s controversial first lady was produced in 1979 by seven-time Tony Award-winning duo Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber and a film version starring Madonna and Antonio Banderas made a splash in theaters nationwide in 1996. The critically-acclaimed show opens Thursday night and NBC Latino is giving readers a first-row seat to the production with the photos below.

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(Photo/Courtesy Richard Termine)

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Ricky Martin, Oliver Award-winning actress Elena Roger and Tony Award-winner Michael Cerveris join forces in Thursday night’s musical debut. (Photo/Courtesy Richard Termine)

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Martin made his first appearance on the Great White Way in 1996 as the romantic lead in Les Misérables. (Photos/Courtesy Richard Termine)

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Elena Roger is the very first Argentinean actress to portray Evita on stage.(Photos/Courtesy Richard Termine)

NINA TERRERO, NBC LATINO STAFF

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