Where There's a Will — Starring Elaine Paige — Will Not Play London's West End

News   Where There's a Will — Starring Elaine Paige — Will Not Play London's West End Although there had been talk of bringing the current U.K. tour of Where There's a Will — starring Elaine Paige — to London, it appears a West End run will not happen.

According to Paige's official website, there will be "no London run at present. The last performance of the current tour will be at the Theatre Royal, Brighton" on Saturday, June 21. The tour — produced by Theatre Royal Bath Productions — of the Feydeau play began at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre in Guildford on April 28 and included stops at Theatre Royal Bath in Bath, the Richmond Theatre in Richmond, the Cambridge Arts Theatre in Cambridge, the Milton Keynes Theatre in Milton Keynes, the Malvern Festival Theatre in Malvern and Brighton’s Theatre Royal Brighton. After the tour ends, Paige, who made her long-awaited Broadway debut in Sunset Boulevard, will perform in concert at the Chelmsford Spectacular 2003 on Aug. 24. An Evening with Elaine Paige will feature the West End Concert Orchestra and special guest Alexander Hanson. Paige will offer tunes from her illustrious stage career as well as pop favorites from her many recordings. Show time is 7:30 PM; tickets are priced at £16 and are available by logging on to www.chelmsfordspectacular.org.uk.

This autumn, Paige has also scheduled several concerts in Denmark. As of press time, her schedule includes stops at the Radisson SAS Falconer Salen (Oct. 31), Vaerket Randers (Nov. 2), Musikhuset Aarhus (Nov. 3) and Musikteatret Vejle (Nov. 5). Visit www.elainepaige.com for ticket information.

Arguably Britain's most successful musical theatre actress, Elaine Paige has starred on the London stage in Evita, Cats, Chess, Anything Goes, Piaf, Sunset Boulevard and The King and I. She made her Broadway debut to much acclaim as Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard, and her numerous recordings include “Stages,” “Cinema,” “Love Hurts,” “The Queen Album,” “Romance and the Stage” and “Encore.”