Featured Interview: Patti Lupone & Christine Ebersole Discuss War Paint

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Stars of the upcoming World Premiere production of WAR PAINT at the Goodman Theatre Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole discussed the process of working on the show. Check out the video here!

War Paint is a world premiere musical by librettist Doug Wright, composer Scott Frankel, lyricist Michael Korie, choreographer Christopher Gattelli and director Michael Greif. The musical is inspired by the book, War Paint, by Lindy Woodhead, and the documentary film, The Powder & the Glory, by Ann Carol Grossman and Arnie Reisman.

Tickets are on sale now; call 312.443.3800 or visit GoodmanTheatre.org/WarPaint. Group savings are available for parties of 15 or more; call 312.443.3820 or email Groups@GoodmanTheatre.org.

War Paint tells the story of cosmetics titans Helena Rubinstein (LuPone) and Elizabeth Arden(Ebersole), who defined beauty standards for the first half of the 20th Century. Brilliant innovators with humble roots, both women were masters of self-invention who sacrificed everything to become the country’s first major female entrepreneurs. They were also fierce competitors, whose 50-year tug-of-war would give birth to an industry. From Fifth Avenue society to the halls of Congress, their remarkable rivalry was ruthless, relentless and legendary-pushing both women to build international empires in a world dominated by men.

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