The renowned Patti LuPone is making her way to Tallahassee to perform her show Far Away Places, which will include Broadway classics, cabaret, and contemporary pop songs by greats such as Sondheim, Cole Porter, Willie Nelson, and more.
Patti LuPone is an internationally praised singer and actress who is best known for her work in stage musicals. She is a two-time GRAMMY® Award winner and a two-time Tony Award winner, and she also was an American Theater Hall of Fame inductee in 2006. LuPone began her professional career with The Acting Company in 1972 and made her Broadway debut in Three Sisters in 1973. She won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her role as Eva Perón in the 1979 original Broadway production of Evita and also won a Tony Award for her role as Mama Rose in the 2008 revival of Gypsy. LuPone won two Grammy Awards for the 2008 recording (Best Classical Album and Best Opera Recording) of the Los Angeles Opera production of Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny. Far Away Places will boast Broadway classics, ‘30s and ‘40s cabaret, and contemporary pop songs by Kurt Weill, Edith Piaf, Willie Nelson, the Bee Gees, Stephen Sondheim, Cole Porter, and more.
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