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Kirk Franklin…

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Trinity Choir bass…

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30 Americans

Apr 24 - Jun 15, 2014
30 Americans showcases works by many of the most important African American… more

Broadway Legend Patti LuPone Returns to New Orleans on Saturday, November 16

Broadway Legend Patti LuPone Returns to New Orleans on Saturday, November 16

Two-time Tony-Winner for "Evita" and "Gypsy" and star of TV's American Horror Story:Coven returns to NOCCA, for 2013/14 season followed by Broadway stars Charles Busch, Christine Ebersole, and Sutton Foster

 

New Orleans, LA -- 10/28/2013 -- After a high-profile launch at NOCCA earlier this month with 30 Rock star Jane Krakowski, Broadway @ NOCCA welcomes back original Evita Patti LuPone for an all new show on November 16 at 7:30pm. LuPone is currently appearing on FX TV's American Horror Story: Coven and HBO's Girls. Following her on the 2013/14 series will be Tony-winner Charles Busch on December 3 at 8pm with special guest Varla Jean Merman and Tom Judson on the piano (rescheduled from Dec. 2 due to the Saints game); two-time Tony winner and also a star of American Horror Story: Coven Christine Ebersole on January 6 at 7pm; and two-time Tony winner and recent star of ABC Family's Bunheads Sutton Foster on April 21 at 7pm. Broadway @ NOCCA is hosted again by Sirius/XM Radio star Seth Rudetsky. For tickets please visit www.broadwaynola.com or call 800-838-3006

Patti LuPone won her second Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical, as well Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards, for her performance as Rose in the most recent Broadway production of Gypsy, and created the title role in Evita on Broadway with her now legendary performance, for which she won her first Tony and Drama Desk Awards. Patti LuPone's extensive Broadway career also includes her recent appearance opposite her Evita co-star Mandy Patinkin in An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin, and just prior to that created the role of Lucia in the new musical Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, for which she was nominated for Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards. She has also been seen on Broadway in Sweeney Todd (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle nominations; Drama League Award for Outstanding Contribution to Musical Theatre), Michael Frayn's Noises Off, David Mamet's The Old Neighborhood, Terrence McNally's Master Class, and her own concert Patti LuPone on Broadway.

On London's West End, she won Olivier Awards for her performances as Fantine in the original production of Les Miserables and in the Acting Company production of The Cradle Will Rock. Also in London she created the role of Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard and recreated her Broadway performance as Maria Callas in Master Class there. Patti LuPone's film appearances include Union Square, Parker, City By The Sea, Heist, State and Main, Summer of Sam, Driving Miss Daisy, and Witness. Her TV work includes Glee, 30 Rock, Ugly Betty, Will & Grace, OZ, Frasier, Law & Order, Life Goes On, the Emmy winning PBS broadcasts of Passion and Sweeney Todd, PBS Great Performances' Candide and An Evening with Patti LuPone. For tickets to Patti LuPone in Broadway @ NOCCA, please visit www.broadwaynola.com

Charles Busch makes an anticipated New Orleans debut with his new show direct from New York's 54 Below with Tom Judson at the piano. Due to the Saints game on December 2, this show has been rescheduled to December 3 at 8:00 pm at the new location of Cafe Istanbul, 2372 St. Claude Ave. Charles Busch is the author and/or drag star of many Broadway and off-Broadway hit plays and feature films. His plays include popular spoofs of classic film genres, such as Psycho Beach Party, The Lady in Question, Red Scare on Sunset, and Vampire Lesbians of Sodom, which ran five years and is one of the longest-running plays in off-Broadway history. His Broadway smash The Tale of the Allergist's Wife was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Play. Of his latest hit The Divine Sister, Ben Brantley of the New York Times called it "Mr. Busch's freshest, funniest work in years, perhaps decades." He also wrote and starred in the film versions of his plays Psycho Beach Party and Die Mommie Die - which won him an award at the Sundance Film Institute. His television roles include Peg Barlow on One Life to Live and Nat Ginzburg on OZ. For tickets to see Charles Busch in Broadway @ NOCCA, please visit www.broadwaynola.com

Christine Ebersole - appearing January 6 at 7:00 pm - won her second Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical, as well as almost every Off-Broadway award, for her "dual role of a lifetime" as Edith Beale and Little Edie Beale in Grey Gardens. The critically acclaimed musical was nominated for ten Tony Awards, including Best Musical, and the CD recording was nominated for a Grammy Award. Her extensive Broadway career includes her Tony Award-winning performance as Dorothy Black in the hit revival of 42nd Street, and leading roles in On the Twentieth Century, Oklahoma, Gore Vidal's The Best Man, the recent revival of Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit, and Dinner at Eight for which she received both Tony and Drama Desk Award Nominations. Concert appearances include Carnegie Hall, the San Francisco Symphony, Boston Pops, PBS concerts and many others. She joined the cast of FX TV's American Horror Story this season.

In addition to her acclaimed stage career, Christine Ebersole has appeared in numerous films such as Amadeus, Tootsie, Richie Rich, Black Sheep, Dead Again, Folks!, Ghost Dad, True Crime, My Girl 2, Mac and Me, and Confessions of a Shopaholic. Her television credits include Retired at 35, Royal Pains, Ugly Betty, Law and Order SVU, Boston Legal, Samantha Who, Will and Grace, The Nanny, Just Shoot Me, Murphy Brown, Ally McBeal, Valerie, Ryan's Hope, One Life to Live and The Colbert Report. For tickets to see Christine Ebersole in Broadway @ NOCCA, please visit www.broadwaynola.com

Sutton Foster - appearing April 21, 2014 at 7:00 pm - starred on Broadway in The Will Rogers Follies, Grease, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Annie, Les Miserables before her big break and Tony Award-winning performance in Thoroughly Modern Millie. She has since then originated roles in the Broadway productions of Little Women, The Drowsy Chaperone, Young Frankenstein, and Shrek the Musical. She most recently starred as Reno Sweeney in The Roundabout's revival of Anything Goes, a role that earned her the 2011 Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics, Astaire, and Broadway.com's Audience Favorite Awards. She was first seen on television on Star Search at age 15, and has more recently appeared in Johnny and the Sprites and Flight of the Conchords. Most recently, she has been seen as the star of the ABC Family TV series Bunheads. For tickets to see Sutton Foster in Broadway @ NOCCA, please visit www.broadwaynola.com

Listing Information:

Mark Cortale presents

Broadway @ NOCCA

Hosted by Seth Rudetsky

Patti LuPone: Sunday, November 16 at 7:30 PM

Charles Busch: with special guest Varla Jean Merman with Tom Judson at the Piano, Tuesday, December 3 at 8:00 PM *(Note that this show has been rescheduled from Dec. 2 due to the Saints game, and moved to Cafe Istanbul at 2372 St. Claude Ave., Free parking North Rampart St. side)

Christine Ebersole: Monday, January 6 at 7:00 PM

Sutton Foster: Monday, April 21 at 7:00 PM

Lupin Hall @ NOCCA

2800 Chartres Street

New Orleans, LA 70117

Sponsored exclusively by the New Orleans Hotel Collection and Gambit.

For tickets please visit www.broadwaynola.com or call 800-838-3006

For additional photo and interview requests contact: tomfervoy@gmail.com

About NOCCA
New Orleans Center for Creative Arts is a regional, pre-professional arts training center that offers students intensive instruction in culinary arts, dance, media arts: filmmaking & audio production, music (classical, jazz, vocal), theatre arts (drama, musical theatre, theatre design), visual arts, and creative writing, while demanding simultaneous academic excellence. The Freda Lupin Memorial Hall on the NOCCA campus is used for student, local theatre and dance performances. Producer Mark Cortale is thrilled to be producing this concert series in association with this outstanding organization.