From May 18-30, the former star of Evita will play the city's best-known cabaret, which will undergo a major renovation beginning March 1. LuPone will bring her brand-new act, "Lady with a Torch," to the San Francisco venue. LuPone will debut her newest show at Los Angeles’ Feinstein’s at the Cinegrill (March 29-April 1) before heading to Manhattan’s Feinstein’s at the Regency Hotel (April 4-26). Her musical director/accompanist will be Dick Gallagher. LuPone will be followed into the Plush Room by Falsettos' Heather Mac Rae (June 15-27), vocalist Debbi Decoudreaux (June 29-July 11) and cabaret veteran Andrea Marcovicci (July 13-Aug. 1). Marcovicci will offer her latest cabaret show, "Andrea Does Astaire."
A Tony Award winner for her work in Evita, Patti LuPone also earned an Olivier Award for her performances in the West End productions of Lés Misérables and The Cradle Will Rock. Her other theatrical credits include Sunset Boulevard, Anything Goes, Oliver!, Working, The Old Neighborhood, Master Class and Pal Joey. LuPone also headlined two solo concerts, Patti LuPone On Broadway and Matters of the Heart, and received glowing notices for her performance as Mrs. Lovett in the Lincoln Center concert version of Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd.
The Plush Room is located within the York Hotel at 940 Sutter Street in San Francisco. For reservations, call (415) 885-6800, ext. 127.