Gypsy Tony Winner LuPone to Chat at "Gay Icons" TimesTalks

News   Gypsy Tony Winner LuPone to Chat at "Gay Icons" TimesTalks Patti LuPone, who won the 2008 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her performance in the current revival of Gypsy, will take part in a Nov. 3 TimesTalks event.
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The New York Times presents the staff-moderated series at The TimesCenter. Chief music critic Anthony Tommasini will interview the acclaimed actress for an evening entitled "Broadway Divas as Gay Icons: Patti LuPone." The event is scheduled from 6:30-8 PM.

"Meet the Tony Award-winning stage and screen actress, now starring in the hit Broadway show Gypsy," reads a description of the evening. The discussion will be followed by a CD sale and signing of her forthcoming Ghostlight release, "Patti LuPone at Les Mouches," a live recording of LuPone's 1980 solo show.

LuPone earned the 2008 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her current turn in the revival of Gypsy. She was also Tony-honored for her work in the title role of the original production of Evita in 1980. The actress has also starred in Sunset Boulevard, Anything Goes, Oliver!, Working, The Old Neighborhood, Master Class and Pal Joey as well as in West End productions of Les Misérables and The Cradle Will Rock. She was also seen on Broadway as Mrs. Lovett in the recent revival of Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd.

Seating is limited on a first-come, first-served basis. The TimesCenter is located at 242 West 41st Street (between 7th and 8th Avenue). Tickets are currently available through the TimesTalks website. For a complete lineup and more information, visit TimesTalks.com.