Evita tells the incredible story of Argentina’s First Lady Eva Peron and how she rose to fame. Meet the other half of this power couple—Sean MacLaughlin, who plays Juan Peron to Caroline Bowman’s Eva, in the national tour of the Tony-nominated revival. The actor discusses what it’s like to play the controversial Argentinian president and explains why Peron’s public persona would be similar to that of a wrestler today. Click the video below to hear MacLaughlin talk about the “gritty, real” musical and why you’ll be humming the score on your way out of the theater. Evita will play the Segerstrom Center for the Arts from December 10 through 22.