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Elaine Paige in concert in St Albans – tickets go on sale tomorrow

Elaine Paige is coming toThe Alban Arena in St Albans

Elaine Paige is coming toThe Alban Arena in St Albans

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West End and Broadway musical theatre superstar Elaine Paige will be in concert at The Alban Arena in St Albans later this year as part of a series of UK shows.

The star of Evita, Sunset Boulevard, Cats and Chess will perform songs from her illustrious career alongside an array of her favourite tracks by contemporary songwriters at the Arena on Sunday, November 26.

Tickets for the St Albans show go on general sale from Friday, April 7 at 10am.

The First Lady of Musical Theatre has performed live in concert all over the world.

As a recording artist, Elaine has released 22 solo albums, including four multi-platinum records, and has featured on seven cast recordings.

She has enjoyed major worldwide hits with songs such as Memory from Cats, and I Know Him So Well from Chess.

The acclaimed singer’s new UK tour follows on from the huge successes of Elaine’s last series of concerts at the end of 2016, which had audiences and critics raving.

She said: “I’m so excited about taking this concert to more venues across the UK, we had such a great time last year.

“It allows me to do something completely different, a brand new show celebrating songwriters I love such as Harry Nilsson, Randy Newman, Jim Webb, Burt Bacharach, Lennon & McCartney, Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber... the list goes on… as well as many of my hits.

“This music has been the soundtrack to all our lives, not just mine.

“And it’s the ideal opportunity to perform in an intimate way.”

Reviewing the show, Manchester Finest wrote: “With her biggest hit Memory from Cats and With One Look from Sunset Boulevard as part of the set list, it’s a moment you don’t want to miss.”

Tickets for the St Albans concert, the last date of the tour, cost from £37.50, with VIP option available.

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• For tickets and information, ring The Alban Arena box office on 01727 844488 or go to The Alban Arena website at www.alban-arena.co.uk

ELAINE PAIGE 2017 UK TOUR DATES

October 2017

Tuesday 3rd – SHREWSBURY Theatre Severn

Wednesday 4th – CARDIFF St Davids Hall

Sunday 8th – DARTFORD Orchard Theatre

Thursday 12th – TORQUAY Princess Theatre

Monday 23rd – INVERNESS Eden Court

Tuesday 24th – PERTH Perth Concert Hall

Friday 27th – ABERDEEN Her Majesty’s Theatre

Saturday 28th – EDINBURGH The Queens Hall

November 2017

Thursday 2nd – LLANDUDNO Venue Cymru

Friday 3rd – ABERYSTWYTH Arts Centre

Monday 13th – MILTON KEYNES Milton Keynes Theatre

Wednesday 15th – GATESHEAD The Sage

Friday 24th – MARGATE Winter Gardens

Sunday 26th – ST ALBANS The Alban Arena

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