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"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"

 
PRLog - Oct. 21, 2011 - DENVER -- "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.

LuPone’s many memorable television credits include PBS Great Performances The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny; Ugly Betty; PBS Great Performances’ Candide; PBS’ Evening At The Pops with John Williams and Yo Yo Ma; Frasier (1998 Emmy nomination); Law & Order; An Evening with Patti LuPone (PBS); and ABC's Life Goes On. Her film credits include State and Main; The 24 Hour Woman; Family Prayers; Driving Miss Daisy; and Witness.

After completing her training with the first class of the Drama Division of New York’s The Juilliard School, LuPone began her career as a founding member of John Houseman's The Acting Company, playing a variety of leading roles, both on and off-Broadway and on tour throughout theUnited States.

Tickets: Remaining tickets currently start at $46. Tickets are on sale now at
www.coloradosymphony.org
http://www.coloradosymphony.org/
, the Colorado Symphony Box Office: (303) 623-7876 or (877) 292-7979 or in-person in the lobby of Boettcher Concert Hall in the Denver Performing Arts Complex. Hours are Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Artists:        
Colorado Symphony
http://coloradosymphony.org/
Scott O'Neil
http://coloradosymphony.org/meet-the-orchestra/artistic-l... , resident conductor
Patti LuPone
http://www.pattilupone.net/

Program:            
Broadway standards, personally selected by Patti LuPone

Performances:
7:30 p.m. Saturday, October 29
Remaining tickets for this one-night-only performance currently start at $46.

Media Contact
Samantha Teter
Office: 303.308.2462
steter@coloradosymphony.org
mailto:steter@coloradosymphony.org

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The state’s only full-time professional orchestra, the Colorado Symphony embraces a tradition of musical excellence by presenting a diverse array of symphonic performances throughout the year. The Colorado Symphony performs in Boettcher Concert Hall and throughout the Front Range, presenting outstanding education and outreach programs, as well as Masterworks, Pops, Holiday, Family, and the exciting new Inside the Score and Symphony on the Rocks series that have attracted a historic level of first-time concertgoers. By presenting music that is both timeless and inspiring, the Colorado Symphony is attracting more diverse and younger audiences than ever before. The increasing popularity of Colorado Symphony concerts not only re-affirms the artistic excellence of the orchestra, but also reflects the Symphony’s relevance to its Colorado community and deep-rooted enthusiasm for symphonic music felt by so many individuals across the region.

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