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Elaine Paige to Stop at the Marlowe as Part of National Tour

Singer Elaine Paige comes to Canterbury in October as part of her national tour.

The concert, entitled Stripped Back, will see her perform her most popular hits as well songs from her favourite songwriters, and those who have influenced her through out her illustrious career. Memory (from Cats), I Know Him So Well (Chess), Macarthur Park and Help are just some of the titles on the bill at The Marlowe Theatre.

Elaine said: "I'm so excited about this series concerts; they are going to allow me to do something completely different. A brand new show celebrating songwriters I love such as Andrew Lloyd Webber, Tim Rice, Harry Nilsson, Jim Webb, Burt Bacharach, Sting, Lennon and McCartney - the list goes on.

"Their music has been the soundtrack to all our lives, not just mine. And it's the ideal opportunity to perform in an intimate way: I'm doing these new shows 'Stripped Back'!"

Elaine has performed live in concert all over the world and as a recording artist has worked with legendary producers such as Tony Visconti, Dennis Lambert, Peter Matz, and Phil Ramone amongst others, and has released 22 solo albums (four multi-Platinum and nine Gold,) been featured on seven cast recordings and has had major worldwide hits with songs such as Memory and I Know Him So Well.

As a musical theatre performer, Elaine has made a major contribution to the modern musical. She has starred in more hit West End and Broadway musicals than anyone else of her generation and continues to present the hugely successful weekly BBC Radio 2 show Elaine Paige On Sunday, which is devoted to musical theatre and film music, and continues to delight audiences of more than 2.5 million listeners each week with its mix of music, news and interviews.

Elaine Paige is at The Marlowe Theatre at 7.30pm on Sunday 2 October. Tickets, priced £48 and £54 (booking fee applies) are from the Box Office on 01227 787787, or marlowetheatre.com.


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