Celebrating 40 Years on Stage / 2009

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Elaine Paige
Celebrating 40 Years on Stage / 2009

[ BlinkTV DVD / DVD ]

Release Date: Monday 1 February 2010

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Filmed in Sydney at The State Theatre a beautiful old Edwardian venue on 31st October. It s a Greatest Hits tour celebrating her 40th Anniversary in showbiz, and includes some new material (including a song written for her, when she was in Evita, by Dustin Hoffman & Bette Midler that she s never performed before) together with all her West End / Broadway hits. She also tells anecdotes from her career, and performs a number of the songs in costume. This is the first time she s been filmed in concert since 1991. Elaine Paige OBE is an English singer and actress best known for her work in musical theatre. She made her first professional appearance on stage in 1964 and her appearance in the 1968 production of Hair marked her West End debut. Following a number of roles over the next decade, Paige was selected to play Eva Peron in the first production of Evita in 1978, for which she won the Laurence Olivier Award for Performance of the Year in a Musical. She went on to originate the role of Grizabella in Cats and had a Top 10 hit with Memory , a song from the show. In 1985, Paige released I Know Him So Well with Barbara Dickson from the musical Chess, which remains the biggest-selling record by a female duo. She appeared in the stage production of Chess, and in the following years appeared in Anything Goes, Sunset Boulevard, The King and I and The Drowsy Chaperone. In addition to being nominated for five Laurence Olivier Awards, Paige has won many other awards for her theatre roles and has been called the First Lady of British Musical Theatre. She has released 20 solo albums, of which eight were consecutively certified gold and another four multi-platinum. Paige is also featured on seven cast albums and has sung in concerts across the world. Since 2004 she has hosted her own show on BBC Radio 2 called Elaine Paige on Sunday.


0 Overture
1 Life Goes On
2 Tomorrow
3 Easy To Be Hard
4 Broadway Baby
5 I Don't Know How To Love Him
6 Small Packages
7 Hello Young Lovers
8 Shoot The Breeze
9 Yesterday
10 Don't Cry For Me Argentina
11 As If We Never Said Goodbye
12 By The Sea
13 I Get A Kick Out Of You
14 I Dreamed A Dream
15 Someone Else's Story
16 I Know Him So Well
17 Poor Old John
18 Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien
19 If You Love Me
20 Cry Me A River
21 Memory
22 With One Look

Special Features:
23 Interview

Bonus Track
24 Grow Young