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Concert

Women of Broadway: Patti LuPone

Saturday, October 24 at 7:00 pm

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The Women of Broadway: Patti LuPone | Saturday, October 24 at 7 p.m.

Two-time Tony® Award winner, Patti LuPone, will perform a mix of Broadway showtunes, pop songs and share stories from her career and personal life. Her performance will take place at The Shubert Virtual Studios on Manhattan’s West Side. At-home audience members will be invited to email in questions to be answered during the livestream.

Tickets for Live from the West Side: Women of Broadway Patti LuPone performance are $30 per household and include access to the livestream performance plus an additional 72 hours of on-demand viewing of a video recording of the livestream, available beginning one hour after the live broadcast ends. A portion of the proceeds from ticket sales will support Hennepin Theatre Trust’s mission of creating positive change through the arts by bringing together people, businesses and organizations to create and enjoy cultural experiences.

About Patti LuPone

Patti LuPone can currently be seen on Netflix as Avis Amberg in Ryan Murphy’s Netflix series Hollywood and recently won the Olivier and What’s OnStage awards for her performance as Joanne in Marianne Elliott’s production of the Stephen Sondheim-George Furth musical Company in London’s West End.

Her recent NY stage appearances include the Scott Frankel-Michael Korie-Douglas Wright-Michael Grief musical War Paint (Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award nominations for Best Actress in a Musical);  Douglas Carter Beane’s new play Shows For Days, directed by Jerry Zaks at Lincoln Center Theater;  her debut with the New York City Ballet as Anna 1 in their new production of The Seven Deadly Sins; Joanne in the New York Philharmonic’s production of Company; David Mamet’s The Anarchist;  and Lincoln Center Theater’s production of the musical Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, for which she was nominated for Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards.

Winner of the Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for Best Actress in a Musical and the Drama League Award for Outstanding Performance of the Season for her performance as Madame Rose in the most recent Broadway production of Gypsy, her other stage credits include appearances with the Los Angeles Opera in their new production of John Corigliano’s The Ghosts of Versailles and Weill-Brecht’s Mahagonny (debut); the world premiere of Jake Heggie’s opera To Hell and Back with San Francisco’s Baroque Philharmonia Orchestra; Mrs. Lovett in John Doyle’s production of Sweeney Todd (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle nominations, Drama League Award for Outstanding Contribution to Musical Theatre); the title role in Marc Blitzstein’s Regina; a musical version of Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes at the Kennedy Center;  Fosca in a concert version of Passion, which was also broadcast on PBS’ “Live From Lincoln Center,”;  a multi-city tour of her theatrical concert Matters of the Heart; the City Center Encores! productions of Can-Can and Pal Joey; the NY Philharmonic’s productions of Candide and Sweeney Todd (NY Phil debut); and performances on Broadway Michael Frayn’s Noises Off; David Mamet’s The Old Neighborhood; Terrence McNally’s Master Class; with her dear friend Mandy in An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin; and in her own concert Patti LuPone On Broadway.

A graduate of the first class of the Drama Division of New York’s Juilliard School and a founding member of John Houseman’s The Acting Company in which she toured the country for four years, her subsequent New York credits include Dario Fo’s Accidental Death of An Anarchist; David Mamet’s The Water Engine, Edmond and The Woods;  and Israel Horovitz’ Stage Directions and performances in the musicals Anything Goes (Tony Award nomination, Drama Desk Award); The Cradle Will Rock; Oliver!; Evita (Tony and Drama Desk Awards- Best Actress in a Musical); Working; and The Robber Bridegroom.

Since 2000 she’s appeared regularly at the Ravinia Festival. First in its Sondheim series when she starred as Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd, Desiree in A Little Night Music, Fosca in Passion, Cora Hooper in Anyone Can Whistle, Madame Rose in Gypsy and in two different roles in Sunday in the Park with George. Her subsequent appearances there include a reprise of her performance in Heggie’s To Hell and Back, a concert performance of Weill’s The Seven Deadly Sins and starring in the title role in a concert production of Annie Get Your Gun.

In London, she won the Olivier Award for her performances as Fantine in the original production of Les Miserables and in the Acting Company production of The Cradle Will Rock. She also created the role of Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard, for which she was nominated for an Olivier Award, and recreated her Broadway performance of Maria Callas in Master Class.

Learn more about Patti LuPone

Additional performances & package

Laura Benanti on November 14 ($30):
• Includes access to the livestream event
• Additional 72 hours of on-demand viewing of a video recording of the livestream

Vanessa Williams on December 5 ($30):
• Includes access to the livestream event
• Additional 72 hours of on-demand viewing of a video recording of the livestream

Make it a three-show package ($75):
• Includes access to all three livestream events
• Additional 72 hours of on-demand viewing of a video recording of the livestream

 

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