"First Lady of Broadway" Patti Lupone Joins Colorado Symphony in Broadway Celebration
Tony Award-winner Patti LuPone joins Colorado Symphony for one-night-only tribute to LuPone's personal "Best of Broadway"
"First Lady of Broadway" Patti LuPone joins the Colorado Symphony, led by resident conductor Scott O'Neil, for an evening showcasing her favorite selections from "the Broadway that raised her" on Saturday, October 29 at Denver's Boettcher Concert Hall. LuPone, whose unforgettable performances on the New Yorkmusical stage include Reno Sweeney in Anything Goes, Rosamund in The Robber Bridegroom, and the title role in Evita, personally selected the songs for her Colorado Symphony appearance. Concertgoers can look forward to classics such as "I’m In Love With A Wonderful Guy" from South Pacific, "Don't Rain On My Parade" from Funny Girl, "Easy To Be Hard" from Hair, "As Long As He Needs Me" from the musical film Oliver!, "Everything’s Coming Up Roses" from Gypsy, and much more. A true theatrical powerhouse and "musical cult goddess," LuPone is widely acclaimed as an award-winning actress and celebrated recording artist. She is also the author of the New York Times best-selling autobiography, Patti LuPone: A Memoir. Tickets for this one-night-only concert are now on sale.
LuPone swept the 2008 theatre awards winning the Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for Best Actress in a Musical and the Drama League Award for Distinguished Performance for her performance as Rose in the critically-acclaimed Broadway production of Gypsy. Most recently, she starred on Broadway in the musical Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown and earlier this spring, she appeared as Joanne in the New York Philharmonic’s concert production of Stephen Sondheim’s Company.
LuPone also made her debut with New York City Ballet in their new production of Weill’s The Seven Deadly Sins. She is also touring in a new concert with her Evita co-star Mandy Patinkin titled An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin. Her most recent CD is Patti LuPone at Les Mouches, a digitally remastered recording from soundboard tapes of her now-legendary 1980 nightclub act, which she performed during her Broadway run in Evita.
7:30 p.m. Saturday, October 29
Remaining tickets for this one-night-only performance currently start at $46.