By Andrew Gans
and Adam Hetrick
12 Feb 2013
|Photo by Ethan Hill|
LuPone debuted Far Away Places as the opening offering of the new venue nestled just below Studio 54 in June 2012. The initial run was extended, with an encore engagement in August. LuPone also rang in the New Year with two special performances of Far Away Places on Dec. 31, 2012.
LuPone will now offer Far Away Places March 19-24 at The Rrazz Room in San Francisco, CA; June 1 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, NJ; June 2 at the State Theatre in New Brunswick, NJ; and Nov. 7 at Carnegie Hall in New York, NY. The famed singing actress will also play London's Leicester Place June 18-22; she will be accompanied in London by pianist/host Seth Rudetsky.
"Patti LuPone Far Away Places," which was recorded during the two-time Tony winner's engagement at 54 Below last summer, was released Jan. 15 by Broadway Records. The live album also includes dialogue and stories that thread the evening together. The songs featured on the album follow.
"Gypsy In My Soul" (Clay A. Boland and Moe Jaffe)
"Nightlife" (Willie Nelson)
"Bilbao" (Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht)
"Far Away Places" (Alex Kramer and Joan Whitney)
"Black Market" (Frederick Hollander)
"Come to the Supermarket in Old Peking" (Cole Porter)
"I Wanna Be Around" (Johnny Mercer)
"Ah, the Sea is Blue" (Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht)
"I Cover the Waterfront" (Johnny Green and Edward Heyman)
"Pirate Jenny" (Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht)
"By the Sea" (Stephen Sondheim)
"I Regret Everything" (Bill Burnett and Marguerite Sarlin)
"Hymn to Love" (Edith Piaf and Marguerite Monnot)
"Travelin' Light" (Jimmy Mundy and Trummy Young)
"Nights on Broadway" (Bee Gees)
"September Song" (Kurt Weill and Maxwell Anderson)
Check out highlights of LuPone's Far Away Places below: