She was christened Patti in honor of her great-grand-aunt, the renowned 19th-century opera singer Adelina Patti. Trained in dance, her early days as a teen were spent as part of a 60s sibling group called "The Lupone Trio," which was comprised of Patti and older twin brothers William and Robert LuPone , the latter moving on to a daunting career of his own. In the legendary John Houseman reshaped said graduating class and formed The Acting Company, which earned a strong reputation on tour as a classical repertory group. Gaining invaluable acting experience, she stayed with the company until However, it was in musicals that she would reign supreme. Her incredible pipes and assured countenance eventually earned her the role of a lifetime with "Evita"
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Patti Ann LuPone born April 21, is an American actress and singer, who is best known for her work in stage musicals. She is also a American Theater Hall of Fame inductee. Other stage musical performances include her Tony-nominated role as Reno Sweeney in the Broadway revival of Anything Goes , her Olivier-nominated role as Norma Desmond in the original production of Sunset Boulevard in London, her Tony-nominated role as Mrs. She guest starred in Penny Dreadful — before returning in a lead role. She voices the character Yellow Diamond in the animated series Steven Universe — and its epilogue series Steven Universe Future — In a interview, she maintained that she was "an actor who sings", and thankful she "had a voice". The production toured at length but Merrick deemed it unworthy of Broadway and it closed out of town. LuPone only as a musical comedy star will be stunned by the naturalistic fire she delivers here. As Jolly, a part inspired by Mr.
There are many pleasures to be had in watching Patti LuPone perform, particularly on a Broadway stage. But on the other hand, those shows are not really vehicles for traditional musical-theater stars like yourself. Does that at all make you wonder where you fit in the Broadway ecosystem these days? But some of those shows should be in Las Vegas and not on a Broadway stage. It could have been where the theater was located. It could have been because other musicals attracted people.