Photo Coverage: Laura Benanti, Kevin Kline, Sutton Foster and more Celebrate Patti LuPone at PATTI'S TURN!
Last night, March 13, The Acting Company of New York presented the special event PATTI'S TURN!, a tribute to Patti LuPone, at the Kaye Playhouse. The all-star event saluted the career of one of Broadway's finest actresses and musical theater performers as evidenced by her two Tony Awards and legions of fans.
BroadwayWorld was there for the big event and brings you full photo coverage below!
The Acting Company saluted a founding member and board director with the help of two other founding members, Kevin Kline and David Schramm, joined by Kristin Chenoweth, Sutton Foster, Harvey Fierstein, Zoe Caldwell, Laura Benanti, Boyd Gaines, Michael Urie, Melissa Errico, Howard McGillin, Steven Pasquale, Anthony Dean Griffey, Manoel Feliciano, Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman.
The program included:
1. Manoel Felciano: "NOT WHILE I'M AROUND"
2. Melissa Errico; "AS LONG AS HE NEEDS ME"
3. Boyd Gaines "I LIKE YOU"
4. Laura Benanti: "THE STEPS OF THE PALACE"
5. Anthony Dean Griffey: "A SIMPLE SONG"
6: Howard McGillin: 'IT'S DE LOVELY"
7: Sutton Foster: "ANYONE CAN WHISTLE/BEING ALIVE"
8: Scott Wittman AND Marc Shaiman: "YOU'RE THE TOP"
9: Anthony Dean Griffey: "THIS LITTLE LIGHT OF MINE"
10: Kristin Chenoweth: "GLITTER AND BE GAY" AND “TILL THERE WAS YOU”
11: Harvey Fierstein: "LITTLE LAMB"
12: Kevin Kline: MATERIAL STILL IN DISCUSSION.
13: Patti LuPone: "SEPTEMBER SONG"
The Acting Company, the Tony Award-winning touring classical repertory Company, recently began its 39th national tour at the Guthrie Theater and will play New York’s Baruch Performing Arts Center in April presenting Julius Caesar, a new production directed by Rob Melrose of San Francisco’s Cutting Ball Theater, and The Comedy of Errors, directed by Ian Belknap. Founded by John Houseman and Margot Harley in 1972, The Acting Company has brought classical and new works to under-served communities and into disadvantaged schools in 49 states and 10 foreign countries earning a Tony for Excellence in Theater, Obies, Audelcos and Los Angeles Critics Circle Awards. For more information, visit http://theactingcompany.org
Photo Credit: Kevin Thomas Garcia