Elaine Paige, the Olivier Award-winning British musical theatre star, who has appeared on New York stages in Sunset Boulevard, Sweeney Todd and Follies, announced Nov. 25 that she will offer her "farewell" concert tour in the U.K. in 2014.
Entitled Page by Page by Paige, the tour will celebrate the acclaimed singing actress' 50th anniversary in show business.
The tour will commence Oct. 9, 2014, at St. David’s Hall in Cardiff and conclude Oct. 22 at the Brighton Dome. Paige will also offer an evening at London’s Royal Albert Hall Oct. 20 with special guests and the BBC Concert Orchestra.
The upcoming tour, according to press notes, will "encompass Elaine Paige’s monumental career, with songs from the world of musical theatre and her hugely successful recording catalogue."
“I’ve thought long and hard about this decision, but feel this landmark event, my 50th Anniversary, is a good time to bid adieu," Paige said in a statement. "I’m really look forward to seeing everyone – it’ll be As If We Never Said Goodbye!”
Tour dates follow:
Oct. 9 in Cardiff; St. David’s Hall
Oct. 11 in Bristol; Colston Hall
Oct. 12 in Manchester; Bridgewater Hall
Oct. 14 in Gateshead; Sage 1
Oct. 15 in Glasgow; Royal Concert Hall
Oct. 17 in Birmingham; Symphony Hall
Oct. 18 in Bournemouth; Pavilion Theatre
Oct. 20 in London; Royal Albert Hall
Oct. 22 in Brighton Dome
Paige's numerous London theatrical credits include Evita, Cats, Chess, Sunset Boulevard, Piaf, The King and I, Anything Goes, The Drowsy Chaperone and more.
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