Episode #35

Patti LuPone

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Monday, February 18, 2013


Patti LuPone was only four years old when she realized she belonged on stage, and she started by entertaining family members in her Long Island living room.  

LuPone won her second Tony Award for Evita, which she initially described as merely “noise from Britain.” Although she has enjoyed tremendous, long-term success, she talks candidly to Alec about blows to her career and ego. 

READ | Interview Transcript

Hosted by:

Alec Baldwin

Produced by:

Emily Botein and Kathie Russo

Comments [8]

James from Atlanta

She won her FIRST Tony for Evita. The description is wrong.

May. 23 2015 04:00 PM

to "Carol Burnett"["yeah right"]: it is a "noble craft". they're not necessarily narcissists. methinks, you are a bit overly literal and just plain silly, ms. faux Carol..

Oct. 10 2013 11:52 AM

How is pretending to be other people and seeking adoration and applause a "noble craft"? Narcissism.

Apr. 07 2013 03:10 PM
Wendy from London ON Canada

What a WONDERFUL interview. Patti Lupone is and always will be Broadway to me. Thank you Alec, this was a joy to listen to.

Mar. 22 2013 05:25 PM

Loved you in Sweeney Todd. You can tell when a person loves their craft.

Mar. 15 2013 12:58 PM

A nice, interruption-free interview. A little kiss-assy ("You're BREATHTAKING"), but then, this is part of the charm. Looking forward to Brian Williams.

Mar. 04 2013 08:34 AM

Bravo Patti, Bravo Alec

Mar. 03 2013 05:36 PM
kevin from ULS

watch out for the goons at the ny post alec,they are trying to screw you.

Feb. 18 2013 01:57 PM

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