Two-time Tony winner Patti LuPone will be the focus of a career retrospective interview for the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts’ film on tape archive on June 3. Broadway.com Senior Editor Kathy Henderson is set to chat with LuPone during the hour-long event, which begins at 6:00PM and is free to the public on a first come, first served basis.
LuPone is the latest in a series of notable female stars to sit for oral history interviews in a project sponsored by the League of Professional Theatre Women. Previous honorees include Elizabeth Ashley, Linda Lavin and Christine Ebersole.
A Best Actress Tony winner for Evita and Gypsy, LuPone has received additional Tony nominations for The Robber Bridegroom, Anything Goes, Sweeney Todd and Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown. Her most recent Broadway appearance was in David Mamet’s The Anarchist. A popular concert and recording artist, LuPone is set to return to 54 Below on July 18 in her acclaimed evening “Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda… (Played That Part).”