New Elaine Paige DVD Now Available; Dress Circle Signing Set for Feb. 27

News   New Elaine Paige DVD Now Available; Dress Circle Signing Set for Feb. 27
 
The DVD of Elaine Paige's recent concert performance at the State Theatre in Sydney, Australia, is now available on DVD.
Elaine Paige
Elaine Paige

In the concert, part of Paige's 40th anniversary tour, the award-winning actress, press notes state, "takes us through her repertoire of hits from the West End and Broadway together with previously unseen material. With behind the scenes and exclusive interview footage, this is a visual journey through a very special piece of musical history."

To celebrate the release of the new DVD, Paige will make an appearance at the London show business shop Dress Circle Feb. 27. The famed singing actress will autograph copies of "Elaine Paige - Celebrating 40 Years On Stage" beginning at 1:30 PM London time.

Track listing follows:

ACT 1
1. Overture
2. Life Goes On
3. Tomorrow
Introductory Chat
4. Easy to be Hard
5. Broadway Baby, with interpolations of chat
6. I Don't Know How To Love Him
Being Short Chat
7. Small Packages
Brief Chat
8. Hello Young Lovers
Dustin Hoffman Chat
9. Shoot the Breeze
Auditions Chat
10. Yesterday
11. Evita Instrumental
12. Don't Cry For Me, Argentina

ACT II
13. Sunset Boulevard Entr'Acte
14. As If We Never Said Goodbye
Sweeney Todd Chat
15. By the Sea
Queen Mother Chat
16. I Get a Kick out of You
17. I Dreamed a Dream
18. Chess Instrumental
19. Someone Else's Story
20. I Know Him So Well
21. Poor Old John
Piaf Dialogue
22. Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien
23. If You Love Me
Thank Band & Chris Egan
24. Cry Me a River
24a. Play Off
Calls. Encores:
25. Memory
25a. Play Off
Calls & Flowers
26. With One Look
26a. Play Off Elaine Paige was brought to the public's attention when she created the role of Eva Peron in the original London production of Evita. She then created the role of Grizabella in the original production of Cats and followed with a recording hit: "I Know Him So Well," with Barbara Dickson, from the concept album of Chess. Paige later starred in the West End mounting of Chess as well as London productions of Anything Goes, The King and I, Piaf and Sunset Boulevard. She repeated her work as Norma Desmond for New York audiences, and in 2004 she performed the role of Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd at the New York City Opera (and snagged a Drama Desk Award nomination for her work). She has recorded 16 solo albums and six cast albums. In 1995 Paige received the Order of the British Empire for services to Musical Theatre. Paige most recently starred in the title role of the London production of The Drowsy Chaperone and currently hosts a weekly radio program for the BBC.

Dress Circle is located in London's West End at 57-59 Monmouth Street. For more information visit www.dresscircle.co.uk.

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