Elaine Paige

December 2014


State Theatre
Friday, 5 December 2014
Arts Centre Melbourne, Hamer Hall
Saturday, 6 Decemember 2014

Elaine is performing in concert mode and accompanied by the magnificent thirty piece Broadway Orchestra (guided by Maestro Guy Noble) at State Theatre, Sydney on Friday 5 December and the Arts Centre Melbourne, Hamer Hall, on Saturday 6 December.

A major contributor to the modern musical, Elaine starred as the original Evita Peron in Evita and Grizabella in Cats (with a #1 hit for Memory), Hair, Jesus Christ Superstar, Grease, Billy, Chess (#1 hit for I Know Him So Well with Barbara Dickson and the biggest selling record by a female duo), Anything Goes, Piaf, Sunset Boulevard, The King & I, Sweeney Todd, Follies, The Misanthrope, Where There’s A Will and The Drowsy Chaperone.

As a recording artist, Elaine has released eighteen solo albums of which nine have consecutively certified Gold and four certified multi-Platinum, and contributed to a further seven cast albums and the #1 Secret Garden multi-Platinum album, The Things You Are To Me.

She has dazzled during many prestigious appearances at the White House, Great Hall of the People in Beijing, the Bolshoi, Carnegie Hall and Sydney Opera House (filmed for the DVD celebrating 40 years on stage), and sold out venues the world over.

Television work includes Royal Variety Shows, her own specials and joining SusanBoyle forI Dreamed A Dream: The Susan Boyle Story, a cameo in the BBC comedy, Beautiful People, and roles in Agatha Christie’s Ms Marple and Where The Heart Is. Elaine is also in her tenth year of presenting the popular BBC Radio 2 program, Elaine Paige on Sunday, which delights listeners each week with music from theatre and film.

Elaine received an Order of the British Empire for Services to Musical Theatre in 1995 and has received numerous other accolades including the HMV Lifetime Achievement Award, National Operatic and Dramatic Association Lifetime Achievement Award, Variety Club 40 Years on Stage Special Presentation, Society of West End Theatre Award for Best Actress in a Musical, Variety Club Award for Best Actress, British Academy of Songwriters, Composers & Authors Gold Badge of Merit, University of East Anglia and Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters, Broadway World Los Angeles Best Featured Actress in a Musical (Touring) Award and nominations for the Best Musical Theatre Album Grammy and Drama Desk Outstanding Actress in a Musical.

The Special Guest is Ireland’s Tommy Fleming whose beautiful interpretations of contemporary and classic songs inspired Eric Clapton to credit Tommy with “The best version of Danny Boy – bar none”.

Don’t miss your sensational night with Elaine Paige, a mesmerizing mega-star of stage and screen with the Broadway Orchestra, and Special Guest Tommy Fleming.

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