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CCM graduate plays 'Evita' character now playing at the Aronoff

Christopher Johnstone as 'Magaldi' in the Touring Cast of 'Evita.'  Photo Credit: Richard  Termine Christopher Johnstone as 'Magaldi' in the Touring Cast of 'Evita.' Photo Credit: Richard Termine
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

The hit Broadway musical "Evita" is now playing at the Aronoff Center downtown and a graduate of the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music plays one of the characters.

Christopher Johnstone is the character Magaldi. 

Johnstone was part of the seven-time Tony Award winning Lincoln Center production of "South Pacific" that toured the United States and Canada.

Reprising the role of Lt. Cable at Ogunquit Playhouse landed him a nomination for Broadway World Boston's "Best Actor" award.

He continues to serve as a guest soloist for many orchestras including the Boston Pops, Houston Symphony, Long Beach Symphony, Indianapolis Symphony and most recently the Omaha Symphony's "The Wizard and I: An Evening of Stephen Schwartz" alongside Julia Murney, Jennifer Laura Thompson and Darius De Haas.

Other collaborations include numerous roles with Lyric Opera San Diego, The Mark Morris Dance Group and Carnegie Hall.

His television appearances include: "All My Children", "Watch What's Happening LIVE", and "Personal Justice."

Johnstone is a Cedar Rapids, Iowa native. He resides in New York and Los Angeles.

Performance times:

 

  • 7:30 p.m. Feb. 19-20, Feb. 25-27
  • 2 p.m., 8 p.m. Feb. 22 and March 1 
  • 1 p.m., 6:30 p.m. Feb. 23 and March 2
  • 8 p.m. Feb. 21, Feb. 28 

 


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