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2014
SUNDAY, JUNE 8, 2014
Live at Radio City Music Hall

Patti LuPone — Nominee for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical

Patti LuPone

Show:
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Role:
Lucia, a jealous ex-wife newly released from a mental hospital many years after trying to kill her unfaithful husband.

Bio Brief:
Broadway’s reigning musical superstar, LuPone took on a rare supporting role in Women on the Verge after celebrated star turns in Sweeney Todd and Gypsy.

Other Honors for This Role

—Broadway.com Audience Choice Award nomination for Favorite Actress in a Musical
—Broadway.com Audience Choice Award nomination for Favorite Diva Performance
—Drama Desk Award nomination for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
—Outer Critics Circle Award nomination for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

Tony History:
1976: Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Musical, The Robber Bridegroom
1980: Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical, Evita
1988: Tony Award nomination for Best Actress in a Musical, Anything Goes
2006: Tony Award nomination for Best Actress in a Musical, Sweeney Todd
2008: Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical, Gypsy

Fun Fact:
LuPone’s opening in Women on the Verge came a month after the release of her bestselling autobiography Patti LuPone: A Memoir.

Quotable Quote:
“I don’t originate musicals, I do revivals, and I was delighted to be part of this process. It reminded me of my school days, the invention and the creativity involved in it was amazing and it was freeing.” —LuPone in an interview with Broadway.com, 11/10

Other Nominees for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical

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