LuPone & Ebersole Open In Chicago

Chris Jones writes: ‘War Paint,” the intriguingly juicy and glamorous, if overly binary and yet underwritten, new musical at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago under the fluid direction of Michael Greif, really is all about the major generals. Unveiling a new and stylistically diverse score by composer Scott Frankel and lyricist Michael Korie, the formidably and formatively intimidating Patti LuPone plays Helena Rubinstein while Christine Ebersole, a genteel actress and vocalist of singular elegance, essays Elizabeth Arden.’

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