The original voice of Grizabella the Glamour Cat, Elaine Paige is the West End's best known musical theatre diva. Besides Cats, she has led London's Evita, Chess, Sunset Boulevard and the recent revival of The King and I. In celebration of the Winter Olympics opening, Paige sings two concerts of musical theatre tunes with the Utah Symphony at Salt Lake City's Abravanel Hall Feb. 15-16. Feb. 20-21, she makes her Los Angeles concert debut at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, again with Utah Symphony under the direction of Boston Pops conductor Keith Lockhart.
Tickets in Salt Lake City are $26-$50. For reservations, call (801) 355 ARTS (2787). Tickets in Los Angeles are available by calling (213) 365 3500 or (715) 740-2000.
— By Christine Ehren