Tony and Olivier Award winning actress-singer Patti LuPone, currently starring to critical acclaim in the hit Broadway production of Sweeney Todd, returns to the Vivian Beaumont Theater to perform a special one-night only concert of her critically acclaimed one-woman show The Lady With The Torch to benefit Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights AIDS. The concert helps celebrate the launch of her new CD The Lady With The Torch available April 25 on Ghostlight Records.
The Lady With The Torch, which is conceived and directed by Scott Wittman, with orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick and musical direction by Chris Fenwick features a 10-piece orchestra performing an eclectic collection of torch songs by such composers and lyricists as Arthur Schwartz, Jule Styne, Billy Barnes, Stan Kenton and June Christie, Johnny Mercer, George and Ira Gershwin, Willie Nelson, and Cole Porter. The concert is being performed in memory of Dick Gallagher, LuPone's longtime musical director.
Appropriate for all ages.
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