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This edition: "War Paint" with Patti LuPone, Christine Ebersole and director Michael Greif

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Original tape date: March 24, 2017.

First aired: April 22, 2017.

Theater Talk welcomes the stars of the new Broadway musical "War Paint," Christine Ebersole and Patti LuPone, along with the director of their show Michael Greif. "War Paint" chronicles the amazing careers of cosmetic-industry-pioneers and moguls, Elizabeth Arden and Helena Rubinstein. Born in poverty on opposite sides of the world, they both rose to unparalleled heights of success and became two of the most powerful and wealthy women of the 20th century, as well as business rivals for decades. This bio-musical about their lives is the perfect vehicle to bring together two of the most eminent and talented actresses of today, who share the same stage for the first time in their celebrated careers.

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