Elaine Paige Announces Tour Dates in Far East and Scandinavia; Pennsylvania, Too
By Andrew Gans
Olivier winner Elaine Paige, who is currently offering concerts in New Zealand and Australia through Oct. 29, has announced tour dates in the Far East and Scandinavia.
Paige's special guest for her Far East concerts will be Kris Philips, who last performed with the actress at Beijing's Great Hall of the People in 2001 singing the songs of Andrew Lloyd Webber.
New concert dates follow:
Elaine Paige Far East Tour 2012
Elaine Paige Scandinavian Tour 2013
As previously reported, Paige, who starred in the recent Broadway revival of Follies, will offer a concert in the U.S. March 12, 2013, at Pittsburgh's Cabaret at Theater Square.
To read a previous Playbill.com interview with Paige, click here.
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.
Visit www.elainepaige.com/on_tour.html for complete tour details.
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