Patti LuPone, Seth Rudetsky to Play Provincetown Art House This July
Patti LuPone won her second Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical, as well Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards, for her performance as Rose in the most recent Broadway production of Gypsy, and created the title role in Evita on Broadway with her now legendary performance, for which she won her first Tony and Drama Desk Awards. On July 4th and 5th she will make her Provincetown debut at The Art House, with Sirius/Radio star Seth Rudetsky at the piano, for 3 shows only. The Art House is thrilled to welcome this Broadway legend to Provincetown this summer, when she opens the Broadway at the Art House series which will feature 10 different artists including Betty Buckley, Charles Busch, Ana Gasteyer, and Marilyn Maye among others, from July 4 - September 23. For tickets please visit www.ptownarthouse.com or call 508-487-9222.
Patti LuPone’s extensive Broadway career also includes her most recent appearance opposite her Evita co-star Mandy Patinkin in An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin, and just prior to that created the role of Lucia in the new musical Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, for which she was nominated for Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards. She has also been seen on Broadway in John Doyle’s production of Sweeney Todd (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle nominations; Drama League Award for Outstanding Contribution to Musical Theatre), Michael Frayn’s Noises Off, David Mamet’s The Old Neighborhood, Terrence McNally’s Master Class, and her own concert Patti LuPone on Broadway. On London’s West End, she Olivier Awards for her performances as Fantine in the original production of Les Miserables and in The Acting Company production of The Cradle Will Rock, and also created the role of Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard and recreated her Broadway performance as Maria Callas in Master Class there.
Last season she made her debut with the New York City Ballet as guest soloist in The Seven Deadly Sins and starred as Joanne in the New York Philharmonic’s production of Company. Other stage credits include her debut with the Los Angeles Opera in Weill-Brecht’s Mahagonny, the world premiere of Jake Heggie’s opera To Hell and Back with San Francisco’s Baroque Philharmonic Opera, the title role in Regina, a musical version of Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes at the Kennedy Center, Fosca in a concert version of Passion, also broadcast on PBS’ Live From Lincoln Center, a multi-city tour of her theatrical concert Matters of the Heart, City Center Encores! Production of Can-Can, NY Philharmonic’s productions of Candide and Sweeny Todd, and three solo concerts at Carnegie Hall. She has also appeared each season at Ravinia Festival’s Sondheim series, starring in Sweeney Todd, A Little Night Music, Passion, Anyone Can Whistle, Gypsy, and Sunday in the Park with George.
In addition to her acclaimed stage career, Patti LuPone’s film appearances include Union Square, Parker, City By The Sea, Heist, State and Main, Summer of Sam, Driving Miss Daisy, and Witness. Her TV work includes Glee, 30 Rock, Ugly Betty, Will & Grace, OZ, Frasier, Law & Order, Life Goes On, the Emmy winning PBS broadcasts of Passion and Sweeney Todd, PBS Great Performances’ Candide and PBS’ An Evening with Patti LuPone. Her recordings include Patti LuPone at Les Mouches, the 2008 Broadway Cast Recording of Gypsy, The Lady With the Torch, Sweeney Todd (2006 Broadway revival cast and 2000 NY Philharmonic live performance recording), Matters of the Heart, Pal Joey, Heatwave with John Mourceri and the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, Sunset Boulevard, and Patti LuPone Live. She is also the author of the New York Times bestseller, Patti LuPone: A Memoir.