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By Playbill Staff
07 Jul 2013

Patti LuPone
Photo by Ethan Hill

Mundo Lujan: Patti LuPone - Master Class.

In a rare move for the Tony-winning actress, Patti LuPone succeeded Zoe Caldwell in the Broadway premiere of Terrence McNally's Master Class in 1996. LuPone, who earned acclaim for playing opera diva Maria Callas, also played the role in London following her Broadway run.