Elaine PAIGE

Biography

Gender Female
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1948-03-05
Education Southaw Girls Secdy Modern Barnet, Aida Foster Stage Sch Temple Fortune
Publications N/A
Recreations clay pigeon shooting, tennis
Clubs St James's, Queens Tennis
Style Miss Elaine Paige, OBE
Career actress and singer since 1968; pres Dan Maskell Tst; >ir< musicals incl: created role of Eva Peron in Evita (London stage) 1978, created role of Grizabella in Cats 1981, created role of Florence in Chess 1986, Reno Sweeney in Anything Goes 1989, Edith Piaf in Piaf (West End and tour) 1993, Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard (London 1995, Broadway 1996-97), Celimène in The Misanthrope (Peter Hall Theatre Co) 1998, Anna in The King and I (London Palladium) 2000-01, Where There's a Will (Peter Hall Theatre Co UK tour) 2003, Mrs Lovett in Sweeney Todd (NYC Opera) 2004, title role in The Drowsy Chaperone (Novello Theatre), Elaine Paige 40th Anniversary World Concert Tour 2008, Carlotta Campion in Follies (Kennedy Center Washington DC) 2011, (Marquis Theater NY) 2011-12 and (Ahmanson Theater Los Angeles) 2012; >ir< incl: Love Story, The Lady Killers, Phyllis Dixey, View of Harry Clark, Unexplained Laughter, Boston Pops (PBS), Showstoppers: Performance at the White House 1988, South Bank Show - The Faces of Elaine Paige (ITV) 1996, Miss Marple: A Murder is Announced (ITV) 2004, Where The Heart Is (ITV) 2005, Beautiful People (BBC) 2009, Elaine Paige Celebrating 40 Years On Stage (PBS and Sky Arts) 2009; >ir< incl: Oliver, Whatever Happened to What's His Name, A Closed Book 2009; >ir< incl: Stages (triple platinum) 1983, Cinema (gold) 1984, Chess 1985, I Know Him So Well (duet with Barbara Dickson, No 1 Hit Single) 1985, Love Hurts (platinum) 1985, Christmas 1986, Memories (compilation album, platinum) 1987, The Queen Album (8th consecutive gold album) 1988, Love Can Do That 1991, Romance and the Stage 1993, Elaine Paige - Piaf 1994, Encore 1995, On Reflection 1998, A Collection 2003, Centre Stage 2004, Essential Musicals 2006, Elaine Paige Live Celebrating a Life on Stage 2008, Elaine Paige & Friends (gold album 2010; >ir< in: Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Middle East, Far East, USA and Europe; UK concert tours 1985, 1987, 1991, 1993 1994, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2009 and 2011; Lincoln Theater NY 2012; >ir< Elaine Paige On Sunday (BB Radio 2) 2004-; >ir< Show Business Personality of the Year Variety Club of GB Award (for Evita), Swet Award for Best Actress in a Musical (for Evita), Rear of the Year Award 1984, Recording Artiste of the Year Variety Club of GB (for album Christmas), Head of the Year Award! 1987, Br Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors Gold Badge of Merit 1993, Variety Club Award for Actress of the Year 1995, Olivier Award nomination for Outstanding Performance of the Year by an Actress in a Musical (for Chess and Anything Goes), Olivier Award nomination for Best Actress in a Musical (for Piaf and Sunset Boulevard), HMV Lifetime Achievement Award 1996, Nat Operatic & Dramatic Assoc Lifetime Achievement Award 1999, Drama Desk Award nomination for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (for Sweeney Todd), Variety Club Award Special Presentation for 40 Years On Stage 2009, Drama Desk nomination for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical 2012 (for Follies)
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