VIDEO: Legends of the Stage, Kristin Chenoweth and Elaine Paige, Unite for CHESS Duet

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Television audiences in the UK were lucky to hear the iconic Kristin Chenoweth and legendary Elaine Paige sing a duet together.

The pair sang "I Know Him So Well" from the musical Chess, in which Paige originally starred in and sang this very song. They performed on the TV show All Star Musicals, a show where seven celebrities are trained in the ultimate musical theatre masterclass and will hope to impress a West End audience.

Tony and Emmy award winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth's career spans film, television, voiceover and stage. She received an Emmy Award for her role in Pushing Daisies, a Tony Award for You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown and was also nominated for her original role of Glinda the Good Witch in the Broadway smash-hit Wicked. Chenoweth has released multiple albums, most recently including The Art of Elegance, and has performed to sold-out audiences across the world.

Elaine Paige, actress, recording artist, concert performer, producer and broadcaster, Olivier Award winner and five-time nominee, created the role of Eva Peron in Evita and thereafter created the roles of Grizabella in Cats (the song "Memory" becoming her signature) and Florence in Chess. Further productions include Sunset Blvd (London/New York); Anything Goes; Piaf; The King & I and Sweeney Todd (Drama Desk nomination). Elaine has recorded 26 albums and received an OBE for services to Musical Theater.




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