From: Northport, New York. LA Opera: Leocadia Begbick in Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny (2007, debut); Samira in The Ghosts of Versailles (2015); concert A Life in Notes (2024).

Patti LuPone is a three-time Tony Award winner for her performances as Joanne in Marianne Elliott’s award-winning production of the Stephen Sondheim George Furth musical Company, Madame Rose in the most recent Broadway revival of the Jule Styne-Stephen Sondheim-Arthur Laurents classic Gypsy and the title role in the original Broadway production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s Evita.

Her New York stage credits include: War Paint (Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award nominations); Shows for Days; The Seven Deadly Sins (New York City Ballet); Company (New York Philharmonic); Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (Tony, Drama Desk, OCC Award nominations); Sweeney Todd (Tony, Drama Desk, OCC nominations); Noises Off; The Old Neighborhood; Master Class; Anything Goes (Tony nomination, Drama Desk Award); Oliver!; Accidental Death of An Anarchist; The Water Engine; and The Robber Bridegroom (Tony and Drama Desk nominations). London stage credits include Company (Olivier Award, WhatsOn Stage Award); Master Class; Sunset Boulevard (Olivier Award nomination); Les Miserables and The Cradle Will Rock (Olivier Award for her performances in both productions). In opera, she has appeared in The Ghosts of Versailles (LA Opera), To Hell and Back (San Francisco Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra), Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny (LA Opera debut), Regina (Kennedy Center).

Her work in film includes Beau is Afraid, The School for Good and Evil (Netflix), Last Christmas, Cliffs of Freedom, The Comedian, Parker, Union Square, Driving Miss Daisy, Witness. 

On television/streaming, she has appeared in Marvel’s Agatha: The Darkhold Diaries (upcoming), Hollywood, Pose, Mom, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Penny Dreadful (Critics Choice Award nomination), Girls, American Horror Story (“NYC” and “Coven”), 30 Rock, Glee, Frasier (Emmy nomination), four seasons as Libby Thatcher on ABCs Life Goes On.

She is a founding member of both the Drama Division of The Juilliard School and John Houseman’s The Acting Company and the author of the New York Times best-seller Patti LuPone: A Memoir.

Learn more at

Photo: Hana Mendel