“Masterfully entertaining. I died and went to musical theater heaven.” – The Hollywood Reporter
“A major musical. Rich, epic and thrilling.” – The Washington Post
Two-time Tony Award-winning legends Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole join forces to portray trailblazing cosmetic icons who built empires in a business world ruled by men with performances The New York Times calls “delicious. Both stars are knockouts.”
From the creators of Grey Gardens and the director of Rent & Next to Normal, WAR PAINT tells the remarkable story of Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden—fierce rivals who defined 20th Century beauty. In creating an industry, they reinvented themselves and revolutionized how the world saw women.
This stunning, timely new show is “as good as Broadway gets” (New York Magazine).