This is one of those times when a person straps on her writing gear and gets to the task at hand because, as Charles Mee says, "writing is not about saying something, it is about discovering something." As I was searching through the available photos to add to this review I was going round and round because I was looking for a photo where these two giants Helena Rubinstein (Patti LuPone) and... Read more
War Paint Tickets
Two Broadway legends come together to tell a remarkable tale of two remarkarble women. Two-time Tony Award winners Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole take on the roles of cosmetics titans (and bitter rivals) Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden, respectively, in the Broadway premiere of War Paint.
Find out what happens when two of Broadway's brightest stars come "Face to Face" at the Nederlander Theatre until November 5, 2017.
(Photos by Joan Marcus)
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War Paint tells the remarkable story of cosmetics titans Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden, 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 that would forever change the face of America. From Fifth Avenue society to the halls of Congress, their intense rivalry was ruthless, relentless and legendary—pushing both women to build international empires in a world dominated by men.