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Bio:
Broadway debut. Her regional credits include War Paint (Goodman Theatre), The King & I (Jefferson Award), The Light in the Piazza (Marriott Theatre), The Dead (Court Theatre), The Merry Widow (Chicago Lyric Opera), and Beauty & The Beast (Chicago Shakespeare Theatre). Television credits include ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway debut. Her regional credits include War Paint (Goodman Theatre), The King & I (Jefferson Award), The Light in the Piazza (Marriott Theatre), The Dead (Court Theatre), The Merry Widow (Chicago Lyric Opera), and Beauty & The Beast (Chicago Shakespeare Theatre). Television credits include ... (read complete bio)
Season Of Concern Presents SECOND CITY DIVAS in Concert Photo Season Of Concern Presents SECOND CITY DIVAS in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019

In a one-night-only opportunity to see Chicago's leading ladies of musical theatre on stage together, Season of Concern (SOC) presents 'Second City Divas-In Concert,' a benefit performance Monday, September 9 at 7:30 p.m. at Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 N. Southport Avenue. Season of Concern is the Chicago theatre community's fundraising effort to provide financial assistance to those in the community impacted by illness, injury or circumstance.

The Goodman Announces Final Extension of THE MUSIC MAN Photo The Goodman Announces Final Extension of THE MUSIC MAN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2019

Due to overwhelming demand for tickets, Goodman Theatre has added a second and final extension week to its major revival of The Music Man, which opened last night in the Albert Theatre

The Goodman Extends THE MUSIC MAN Through August 11 Photo The Goodman Extends THE MUSIC MAN Through August 11
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2019

Due to popular demand, Goodman Theatre adds eight performances to its run of The Music Man, staged by Tony Award-winning Director Mary Zimmerman-now appearing through August 11. Hailed a "musical comedy at its feel-good best" (The New York Times), Meredith Willson's Tony Award-winning musical masterpiece, based on the story by Willson and Franklin Lacey, features beloved songs including "Goodnight My Someone," "Seventy-Six Trombones," "Gary, Indiana," and "Till There Was You."

Goodman Theatre Announces Cast And Creative Team For THE MUSIC MAN Photo Goodman Theatre Announces Cast And Creative Team For THE MUSIC MAN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2019

Goodman Theatre concludes its 2018/2019 Season on a high note with Mary Zimmerman's major revival of The Music Man-Meredith Willson's joyous musical masterpiece, hailed as "one of the sunniest musicals ever" that "glows with enjoyment" with "tunes [that] are full of gusto" (The New York Times), based on a story by Willson and Franklin Lacey.

LIVING ON LOVE Opens At Peninsula Players Theatre, Today Photo LIVING ON LOVE Opens At Peninsula Players Theatre, Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

Peninsula Players Theatre, America's Oldest Professional Resident Summer Theatre, presents the regional premiere of "Living on Love," a new romantic comedy by two-time Tony Award-winner Joe DiPietro, based on the play "Peccadillo" by Garson Kanin.  The delightful "Living on Love" opens at Door County's theatrical icon on Today, August 25 and performs through September 2 and is a glamorous, hilarious romp through the world of music, marriage, celebrity and love!

LIVING ON LOVE Opens At Peninsula Players Theatre, 8/15 Photo LIVING ON LOVE Opens At Peninsula Players Theatre, 8/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018

Peninsula Players Theatre, America's Oldest Professional Resident Summer Theatre, presents the regional premiere of "Living on Love," a new romantic comedy by two-time Tony Award-winner Joe DiPietro, based on the play "Peccadillo" by Garson Kanin.  The delightful "Living on Love" opens at Door County's theatrical icon on Wednesday, August 25 and performs through September 2 and is a glamorous, hilarious romp through the world of music, marriage, celebrity and love!

Breaking: Patti LuPone to Undergo Surgery; WAR PAINT Will Close Earlier Than Planned Photo Breaking: Patti LuPone to Undergo Surgery; WAR PAINT Will Close Earlier Than Planned
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

The new Broadway musical, WAR PAINT, which stars Broadway legends and two-time Tony Award winners Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole together for the first time, will now play its final performance on Sunday, November 5, 2017.

WAR PAINT Will Put its 'Best Face Forward' For the Final Time this December; Closing  Photo WAR PAINT Will Put its 'Best Face Forward' For the Final Time this December; Closing Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

The new Broadway musical, WAR PAINT, which stars Broadway legends and two-time Tony Award winners Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole together for the first time, will play its final performance on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 8:00pm.

Photo Flash: WAR PAINT Cast Members Perform for Seniors at Services & Advocacy for GL Photo Photo Flash: WAR PAINT Cast Members Perform for Seniors at Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders in Midtown
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Sing For Your Seniors brought cast members of Broadway hit 'War Paint' to perform for senior members of the LGBT community in SAGE's midtown headquarters on August 10th. They sang numbers from their show and some of their favorite Broadway standards for their enthusiastic audience.

VIDEO: WAR PAINT's Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole Chat Cosmetics, Headshots and  Photo VIDEO: WAR PAINT's Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole Chat Cosmetics, Headshots and More with Kristin Chenoweth
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole, who co-star in Broadway's War Paint, sat down for an interview with fellow Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth this afternoon via Facebook Live. If you missed it, you can check out everything the trio had to say - from Elizabeth Arden's products and inspiring vocalists to first headshots - in the video below!

Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole Sign Copies of WAR PAINT Album Today at Barnes & Noble
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Ghostlight Records is celebrating the Original Broadway Cast Recording of the new musical WAR PAINT - starring two-time Tony Award winners Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole - with a special in-store event at Barnes & Noble today, July 14 at 2:30 PM.

Photo Coverage: WAR PAINT Cast Toasts 100 Broadway Performances!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Jul 7, 2017

WAR PAINT, currently running at the Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street), played a sold-out run in Chicago last summer where it became the most successful show in Goodman Theatre's history. War Paint was nominated for four 2017 Tony Awards, including 'Best Actress in a Musical' for both of the leading ladies. Now the show is celebrating 100 performances on Broadway and BroadwayWorld was on hand for a special toast with the cast!

Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole to Sign Copies of WAR PAINT Album at Barnes & Noble
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Ghostlight Records will celebrate the Original Broadway Cast Recording of the new musical WAR PAINT - starring two-time Tony Award winners Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole - with a special in-store event at Barnes & Noble on Friday, July 14 at 2:30 PM. 

VIDEO: WAR PAINT Cast Album Out Today; Go Inside the Studio with New Medley!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Ghostlight Records has released the Original Broadway Cast Recording of the new musical War Paint - starring two-time Tony Award winners Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole - in digital and streaming formats today, Friday, May 26. Watch a special new 'War Paint Medley' music video featuring three of the show's most acclaimed songs - 'Forever Beautiful,' 'Pink' and 'Face to Face' - below! The video includes exclusive footage from both the recording studio and the stage production, in addition to historical photography.

WAR PAINT Cast Recording Available for Pre-Order; Receive Two Singles Today!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Ghostlight Records¬†will release the¬†Original Broadway Cast Recording¬†of the new musical¬†WAR PAINT¬†‚Äď starring two-time Tony Award winners¬†Patti LuPone¬†and¬†Christine Ebersole¬†‚Ästin digital formats on¬†Friday, May 26. The CD version will be available online and in stores in mid-July.¬†The musical, currently running at the Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st¬†Street),¬†played a sold-out run in Chicago last summer where it became the most successful show in Goodman Theatre's history.¬†WAR PAINT¬†is nominated for four 2017 Tony Awards, including ‚ÄúBest Actress in a Musical‚ÄĚ for¬†both¬†of the leading ladies.¬†Starting today, May 19, customers that pre-order the album via¬†Apple Music¬†will immediately receive the second single¬†‚ÄúIf I'd Been A Man‚Ä̬†‚Äď the stirring duet between LuPone and Ebersole ‚Äď in addition to the previously available single¬†‚ÄúBack on Top.‚ÄĚ

VIDEO: See Patti LuPone Sing 'Back on Top' in the Recording Studio; WAR PAINT Cast Album Out This Month!
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Ghostlight Records will release the Original Broadway Cast Recording of the new musical War Paint - starring two-time Tony Award winners Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole - in digital formats on Friday, May 26. The CD version will be available online and in stores in mid-July. Watch a teaser for the album's single 'Back on Top' below, and for more information on the album, visit www.sh-k-boom.com/war-paint!

Photo Coverage: The Broadway Beauties of WAR PAINT Hit the Recording Studio!
by Jennifer Broski - Apr 18, 2017

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Ghostlight Records will soon release the original cast album of the new musical, War Paint, starring two-time Tony Award winners Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole. Set to be released in June, pre-orders are now being taken at the theater. To sign up for updates, visit www.sh-k-boom.com/war-paint.

Exclusive Photo Coverage: Go Inside WAR PAINT's Gypsy Robe Ceremony!
by Walter McBride - Apr 10, 2017

War Paint opened last week at the Nederlander Theatre and BroadwayWorld was on hand to capture photos of the sacred Gypsy Robe ceremony before the production's opening night performance. We're taking you behind the scenes with recipient Joanna Glushak below!

Photo Coverage: The WAR PAINT Gang Poses for Glamour Shots on Opening Night!
by Walter McBride - Apr 7, 2017

After the curtain closed at the Nederlander Theatre last night, Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole celebrated their triumphant return to Broadway in true fashion at Gotham Hall. We're taking you behind the scenes of the WAR PAINT opening night after party below!

Better Yourself by Getting to Know the Cast of WAR PAINT- Opens Tonight!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 6, 2017

War Paint, a new musical, opens tonight at the Nederlander Theatre. Two-time Tony Award-winning legends Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole join forces to portray the trailblazing cosmetic icons who built empires in a business world ruled by men. Get to know the cast before they take their opening bows!

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