Carol Burnett and Patti LuPone Head to San Francisco in July

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Award-winning actor-singers Carol Burnett and Patti LuPone will offer concerts this summer with the San Francisco Symphony.

Carol Burnett, who was most recently on Broadway in the Stephen Sondheim revue Putting It Together, will perform on a double-bill with opera singer Frederica Von Stade. Simply titled “An Evening with Carol Burnett & Frederica Von Stade,” the concerts will feature John McDaniel as conductor. Burnett and Von Stade will perform July 11 at 8 PM and July 13 at 7:30 PM. Tickets are priced $20-$90.

Patti LuPone, who will star in the Ravinia Festival’s production of Stephen Sondheim’s Passion in August, will offer a one-night-only concert at the San Francisco venue July 19. Show time is 8 PM, and tickets are priced between $18 and $71. Rob Fisher will conduct the orchestra.

Carol Burnett has been seen on the Broadway stage in Once Upon a Mattress, Fade Out — Fade In, Moon Over Buffalo and Putting It Together. She spent 11 years on "The Carol Burnett Show" and has amassed six Emmy Awards for her work on that program and several other TV appearances. A production of Hollywood Arms, the play that she co-wrote with her late daughter Carrie Hamilton, recently played Broadway's Cort Theatre.

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 the City Center Encores! production of Pal Joey.

All concerts will be held in the Davies Symphony Hall, and tickets are available by calling (415) 864-6000. Go to for more information.

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