La LuPone. Loops. Actress. Singer. Mother. Patti. Diva. Bitch. Belter. Legend. Ah – Ms. Patti Ann LuPone. It was bound to happen. If you know anything about me (or have spent at least 30 seconds in my home), you know what a major LuPone fan I am. My respect for her work has led me… Read More Diva Friday: Patti LuPone
Dear Patti, Best birthday wishes to you. With Love, Bob PS: I’ll be seeing you perform Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda in Naperville this weekend. Second row. This will be my fourth time seeing you do this particular concert in the past five years (Ravinia at the Martin Theatre where I met Kari!, a disappointing benefit for… Read More Happy 60th, Patti LuPone!
It’s a snow day! In celebration, let’s revisit days of yore. My senior photo, circa 1998. I can’t tell you how hard I worked at getting that wave in my hair just right. In fact, I think my mom made an appointment with Marsha, her hair lady, to master that wave. And that sweater manages… Read More Kari told me to
Over three years ago, just six days shy of my 26th birthday, Playbill.com announced that Patti LuPone would be starring in a weekend-long concert production of Gypsy, backed by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, concluding the Ravina Festival’s 2006 summer season. This was mind-blowing news. LuPone was never supposed to play Rose. It wasn’t in her… Read More The end of an era.