Patti LuPone: From Les Mouches to Madame Rose

Nov 10

Broadway diva Patti LuPone releases a new old CD today: Patti LuPone at Les Mouches (Ghostlight/Sh-K-Boom records). The disc is new, but the performance captured on it is from a New York nightclub 28 years ago. Every Saturday night, for 27 weeks, LuPone would dash from the Broadway Theatre after her final performance of Evita for the week and perform, with David...

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A Broadway blast: `South Pacific,’ `Gypsy,’ `In the Heights’

Sep 01

A quick Labor Day trip to New York allowed me a little long overdue catching up on some Broadway shows. I had three slots available, and I filled them all with musicals. Yes, I could have seen August: Osage County and any number of plays. Yes, I could have seen my dearly beloved [title of show], which apparently could use every audience member it could get. But I...

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