Barrowman and Seward to Join Elaine Paige for Dec. 19 Holiday Concert
18 Nov 2005
Photo by Aubrey Reuben
West End musical theatre star Elaine Paige will offer a holiday concert Dec. 19 at the Birmingham Symphony Hall.
Paige will be joined by former Sunset Boulevard co-star John Barrowman as well as Danny Seward for the concert, which is titled Elaine Paige Sings the Musicals at Christmas. The evening will also feature the BBC Concert Orchestra.
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 in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Sunset Boulevard, and her recordings are numerous. Paige recently appeared in the New York City Opera's production of Sweeney Todd, earning a Drama Desk Award nomination for her performance as Mrs. Lovett. She currently hosts a radio program on BBC Radio 2 entitled "Elaine Paige On Sunday."
Tickets for Paige's concert are priced £22.50-£32.50. Call 0121 780 3333 for more information or visit www.symphonyhall.co.uk/boxoffice.
Featuring the Broadway classics “To Life (L’Chaim!),” “If I Were A Rich Man,” “Sunrise Sunset,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” and “Tradition,” Fiddler on the Roof will introduce a new generation to this uplifting celebration that raises its cup to joy! To love! To life!