War Paint: Musical Info & Synopsis


War Paint tells the true story of two iconic women, Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden, who both played a role in revolutionizing the cosmetics industry. As they build their beauty empires, a fierce rivalry ends up developing between them. War Paint showcases their determination, struggles, and triumphs of these two women in a world where appearances are paramount.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Contemporary (2016)

Cast Size: 15

Genre: Biography

Setting: 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s / USA (NYC)

Creative Team

Music: Scott Frankel

Lyrics: Michael Korie

Book: Doug Wright

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (2017)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


2010s, Biographical, Female Leads, True Story, War

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