It's the first time the West End play, which has won more than 20 awards, has visited Cumbria.
Marti Pellow plays 'Che', a character who reflects the voice of the Argentine people.
Evita runs from Monday 10th to Saturday 15th March, with matinee and evening performances.
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Richard Rose Central Academy hosted the show and students were later given the chance to explore the issues that hate crime raises.
The town centre now features The Kings own Scottish Borderer First World War statue, created by renowned sculptor Alan Herriot.