Elaine Paige Holiday Concert to Be Broadcast on Radio

By Andrew Gans
November 21, 2005

Elaine Paige's upcoming concert at the Birmingham Symphony Hall will be broadcast on BBC Radio 2.

As previously announced, Paige will be joined by former Sunset Boulevard co-star John Barrowman as well as Danny Seward for the Dec. 19 concert, which is titled Elaine Paige Sings the Musicals at Christmas. The evening will also feature the BBC Concert Orchestra.

BBC Radio will broadcast the concert on Dec. 23 at 7:30 PM as part of its "Friday Night Is Music Night" series. Visit www.bbc.co.uk/radio2 for more 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 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.