Event – State Theatre NJ – Patti LuPone with Your NJSO – June 2 2013

by Donald Hanson • May 11, 2013 • EventsComments (0)1594

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State Theatre and NJSO present
Patti LuPone with Your NJSO
Sunday, June 2, 2013, 3pm; $88, $74, $58, $42, $20

Ticket Office: 732-246-SHOW (7469)

New Brunswick, NJ —State Theatre and NJSO present two-time Tony® Award-winner Patti LuPone with Your NJSO on Sunday, June 2, 2013 at 3pm. The legendary diva, who last appeared with the NJSO in 2009, will perform songs from her latest album, Far Away Places, backed for the first time by full orchestra. The star of Broadway’s Gypsy will also sing signature songs from her illustrious career on stage and screen. The concert will be conducted by Rob Fisher. Tickets range from $20-88.

“Nowadays Ms. LuPone generates more raw excitement than any other performer on the Broadway and cabaret axis,” writes The New York Times, citing the singer’s place among “international chanteuses [who] conquered show business with forceful, outsize personalities while playing by their own musical rules.”

THE ARTISTS

Patti LuPone, vocalist

Patti LuPone has appeared on New York stages in The Anarchist, An Evening With Patti LuPone and Mandy PatinkinThe Seven Deadly Sins with New York City Ballet, Company and Sweeney Todd with the New York Philharmonic, Woman on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (Tony®, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award nominations), Gypsy (Tony®, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and Drama League Awards), John Doyle’s production of Sweeney Todd, Passion, Candide, Can Can, Noises Off, The Old Neighborhood, Master Class, Patti LuPone on Broadway (Outer Critics Circle Award), Pal Joey, Anything Goes, Oliver!, Accidental Death of An Anarchist, The Woods,  Edmond, The Cradle Will Rock, Evita (Tony® and Drama Desk Awards), Working, The Water Engine, and The Robber Bridegroom (Tony® and Drama Desk Award nominations).

In London, she garnered Olivier Awards for Les Miserables (Royal Shakespeare Company world premiere production) and The Cradle Will Rock. She received an Olivier Award nomination for Sunset Boulevard and also appeared in Matters of the Heart and Master Class. Her opera credits include roles in in Jake Heggie’s To Hell and Back with San Francisco’s Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny for her Los Angeles Opera debut and Regina at The Kennedy Center.

She has appeared in films including City by the Sea, David Mamet’s Heist and State and MainJust Looking, Summer of Sam, Driving Miss Daisy and Witness.Television credits include roles on Ugly BettyWill & GracePassionOzMonday Night MayhemEvening at the Pops (with John Williams and Yo Yo Ma),FrasierLaw & Order, and Life Goes On.

Her recordings include Patti LuPone LiveHeatwave with John Mauceri and the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, Pal JoeyMatters of the HeartSweeney Todd with the New York Philharmonic, the 2006 and 2008 Broadway cast recordings of Sweeney Todd and GypsyThe Lady With The TorchPatti LuPone at Les Mouches, and Far Away Places. A founding member of the Drama Division of The Juilliard School and of John Houseman’s The Acting Company, she is also the author of the New York Times bestselling autobiography Patti LuPone: A Memoir.

Rob Fisher, musical director

Internationally distinguished artistic director, conductor and pianist Rob Fisher is a leading figure in American music and musical theater. He was founding music director of Encores! (New York City Center) from 1994 to 2005, and he has made numerous recordings including a Grammy® Award-winning Chicagocast album. He continues to be a regular guest at Encores! In 2007, Fisher was music director of Hair in Central Park (and music supervisor for its Tony® Award-winning 2009 Broadway run) and led the New York Philharmonic’s acclaimed revival of My Fair Lady. More recently, he was music supervisor of the Broadway revival of the Tony®-winning Anything Goes; he conducted a one-night gala performance of The Sound of Music at Carnegie Hall.

Fisher has a long association with New York series. He served as producer and music director for Lincoln Center’s American Songbook, creating tributes to the Gershwins, Bernstein, and Cole Porter. This season, he presents a program of John Kander songs. Fisher has made nine appearances on the Lyrics & Lyricists series at the 92nd Street Y, usually with his friend Sheldon Harnick as host; they reunite this season to celebrate the influence of W.S. Gilbert.

A regular guest conductor with major U.S. orchestras, Fisher collaborates in concert with Kristin Chenoweth, Idina Menzel, Victoria Clark, Brian Stokes Mitchell and David Hyde Pierce. He was music director for Garrison Keillor’s American Radio Company and remains a frequent guest on “A Prairie Home Companion.”

NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra is comprised of some of the country’s finest musicians. The Orchestra is proud to have Jacques Lacombe as its Music Director. Artistic excellence, innovative programming and community engagement are hallmarks of its mission. To best serve the people of New Jersey, the Orchestra brings its programs to seven outstanding venues throughout the state. Education and community engagement programs enrich the listening experience for children and adults alike. Select performances of the NJSO are broadcast regionally and throughout North America.

For tickets or more information, call the State Theatre ticket office at 732-246-SHOW (7469), or visit us online at www.StateTheatreNJ.org. The State Theatreticket office, located at 15 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick NJ, is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 10am to 6pm; Wednesday 11am to 7pm; Saturday 1pm to 5pm; and at least three hours prior to curtain on performance dates unless otherwise specified. For information on group outings and discounts, call732-247-7200, ext. 517. Some additional ticket and transaction fees may apply.

State Theatre, a premier nonprofit venue for the performing arts and entertainment. The theater exists to enrich people’s lives, contribute to a vital urban environment, and build future audiences by presenting the finest performing artists and entertainers and fostering lifetime appreciation for the performing arts through education. The State Theatre’s programs are made possible, in part, by funding from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, and contributions from numerous corporations, foundations, and individuals. The Heldrich is the official hotel of the State Theatre. Magic 98.3 is the official radio station of the State Theatre. The Star-Ledger is the official newspaper of the State Theatre.

 

Patti LuPone with Your NJSO

Sun, June 2 at 3pm

$88, $74, $58, $42, $20

STATE THEATRE

15 Livingston Ave

New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Ticket Office – 732-246-SHOW (7469)

Online – www.StateTheatreNJ.org

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