War Paint, the new musical about dueling titans of the cosmetic industry, has staked out a spot in the 2016-17 Broadway season, snagging the Nederlander Theater for an April opening.
The production, which tried out in Chicago over the summer, lands in New York with a formidable pedigree. It’s the latest project from Wicked producers David Stone and Marc Platt, and its Tony-winning stars, Patti LuPone (Gypsy, Evita) and Christine Ebersole (Grey Gardens), are two of the biggest musical-theater names out there.
The show’s creative team reunites composer Scott Frankel, lyricist Michael Korie and book writer Doug Wright after their 2006 musical, Grey Gardens, was nominated for 10 Tony Awards... READ MORE
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