Friday, August 17, 2007

Broadway News: Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin at The Prince Theater in Philadelphia

I just recieved this great news: (Patti LuPone opening preview night of Sweeney Todd)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Philadelphia, PA August 15, 2007 Broadway Legends Take to the Prince Stage Tony Award winners Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin bring their new two person show to the Prince for an exclusive run. Philadelphia , PA…

The Prince Music Theater is proud to announce the reunion of Broadway legends Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin in AN EVENING WITH PATTI LUPONE AND MANDY PATINKIN.

More information will be coming as further arrangements are finalized. Mandy Patinkin recently finished a two season run on the highly successful television show, Criminal Minds. He won an Emmy Award for his portrayal of Dr. Jeffery Geiger on Chicago Hope.

In 1980 he won the Tony Award for his performance as Che Guivera in the original Harold Prince production of Evita with Ms. LuPone Patti LuPone recently received rave reviews as Mama Rose in the Jule Styne masterpiece Gypsy at New York City Center.

She has been nominated for several Tony Awards including for her performance as Mrs. Lovett in the recent revival of Stephen Sondheim’s macabre opera Sweeney Todd. She won the Tony for her stellar performance as Eva Peron in the original 1980 production of Evita.

Performances will begin with a special Gala Performance on Tuesday 23 October 2007 at 7pm. Other performances will run between October 24th-29th at 7pm on Wednesday, 8pm on Thursday and Friday, 2pm and 8pm on Saturday, 3pm on Sunday, and the final performance at 7pm on Monday.

Tickets for non-subscribers are $65 for weeknights and matinees, and $75 for Saturday evening.

Subscribers save $5 per ticket for $60 on weeknights and matinees, and $70 for Saturday evening. The opening night Gala Performance is $90 and includes an exclusive cocktail reception. All dates, times and prices are subject to change.

Tickets are available through UpStages by calling 215 569 9700. Press are invited to attend performances beginning Wednesday 24 October 2007 at 7pm.

For press tickets or information contact J Nathan Bazzel, Public Relations Manager, on 215 972 1014.

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