Evita is the story of Eva Peron, a poor Argentine girl who grew up to be one of the most worshipped and celebrated women in history. The show highlights her relationships with tango singer Agustin Magaldi, and rising political figure, Juan Peron. Peron, who eventually became the President of Argentina while Eva became a hero to the poor and working classes. The musical also follows Eva to her untimely death at age 33, an event that many Argentinians mourned deeply. She was idolized and remains an iconic figure to this day.