Patti LuPone to Perform with North Carolina Symphony, 4/11
The legendary Patti LuPone will perform with the North Carolina Symphony on Friday, April 11, and Saturday, April 12, at 8 p.m. in Meymandi Concert Hall in downtown Raleigh. The concerts, which will be led by Resident Conductor William Henry Curry, are part of the Symphony's 2013/14 Pops season.
Ms. LuPone has made her mark in the world of entertainment as a Tony Award-winning star of Broadway, a Grammy Award-winning singer, and as a best-selling author. Her much-lauded career includes Tony Awards for "Evita" and "Gypsy," two Grammy Awards, Emmy Award-winning telecasts of "Passion" and "Sweeney Todd," and roles in the films "Heist," "Driving Miss Daisy," and "Witness," among many others. Her autobiography, "Patti LuPone: A Memoir," was a New York Times best-seller. Recent projects on Broadway include David Mamet's play "The Anarchist," and the musical "Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown." A founding member of the Drama Division of The Julliard School, Ms. LuPone is also a founding member of John Houseman's The Acting Company.
In her program with the North Carolina Symphony, titled "Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda," Ms. LuPone will perform songs from hit Broadway musicals that include "Hair," "Bye, Bye Birdie," "Funny Girl," "West Side Story," "Peter Pan,", as well as numbers from her Tony Award-winning performances in "Evita" and "Gypsy."
Tickets to Patti LuPone's performance with the North Carolina Symphony range from $28 to $89. For more information, go to the North Carolina Symphony's website at www.ncsymphony.org, or call 919.733.2750 or toll free 877.627.6724.