Photo Coverage: 'SNL' Stars Catch Kritzer as LuPone
On October 27th, "Saturday Night Live" stars Rachel Dratch and Chris Parnell caught Drama Desk-nominee Leslie Kritzer (The Great American Trailer Park Musical, Funny Girl) as "Patti LuPone at Les Mouches," as the star performed the exact song set, arrangements and script of the legendary club act LuPone did at midnight on Saturdays during her run on Broadway in Evita at the no longer existent Chelsea club.
LuPone's original Les Mouches musical director/arranger David Lewis is back to lead the band in an evening directed and produced by Ben Rimalower (Joy) at Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette Street). The show, which was recently extended, also performs Sunday, November 26th (9:30), Friday December 8th (11:30 PM) and Saturday, December 9th (11:30 PM).Kritzer was nominated for a Drama Desk Award for her performance as "Pickles" in The Great American Trailer Park Musical. On Broadway, she has appeared in Hairspray, while Off-Broadway credits include Bat Boy and Godspell. She has also appeared at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Funny Girl and Grease. Visit www.joespub.com for ticket information. The official "Leslie Kritzer is Patti LuPone at Les Mouches" website is at: www.myspace.com/heavenisadisco.
Chris Parnell and Leslie Kritzer