Broadway Legend Patti LuPone Brings Her Show Don't Monkey with Broadway to IU Auditorium October 11

Sep 20 / 2023

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – IU Auditorium is thrilled to present a night of Broadway magic as the legendary Patti LuPone graces the stage on October 11 at 7:30 p.m. The three-time Tony Award-winning actress and singer will captivate audiences with her one-woman show, Don't Monkey with Broadway, promising an unforgettable evening of song, storytelling, and sheer theatrical brilliance.

LuPone is one of the most iconic and beloved performers in Broadway history. With a career spanning five decades, she has consistently wowed audiences with her extraordinary talent, charisma, and indomitable spirit. Don't Monkey with Broadway is a testament to her illustrious career, featuring a carefully curated selection of songs that have defined her journey from a young Broadway star to an enduring legend.

In this dazzling performance, LuPone will take the audience on a musical journey, sharing personal anecdotes, insights, and memorable tales from her remarkable career. From her early days in New York theatre to her Tony-winning roles in Evita, Gypsy, and Company. This show promises to be a delightful blend of entertainment and nostalgia.

“Prepare to be swept away by the brilliance of the legendary Patti LuPone as she graces our stage for her one-woman show Don’t Monkey with Broadway,” said IU Auditorium Executive Director Maria Talbert. “This year marks 50 years since Ms. LuPone made her Broadway debut and our audience will get to experience that journey through this special one-night only performance.”

With an array of Broadway classics, showstoppers, and unexpected surprises, LuPone's performance at IU Auditorium is sure to leave the audience spellbound. This one-night-only event is a must-see for theatre enthusiasts and anyone who appreciates the art of storytelling through song.

Masterclass with IU Musical Theater Students

Patti LuPone will lead a masterclass with IU Bloomington musical theater students during her stay in Bloomington. A few students will perform an audition piece for LuPone and those students will get the once in a lifetime opportunity of hearing feedback and advice directly from LuPone. This masterclass is for select students only.

Patti Lupone at IU Auditorium is presented in partnership with F.C. Tucker/Bloomington REALTORS. IU Auditorium’s 2023–2024 season is presented by Cook Medical, Curry Auto Center, The Herald Times, Upland Brewing Company, World Arts Inc., and B97.

More Info for Patti LuPone
Oct 11 / 2023
Performing her acclaimed one-woman show titled Don't Monkey with Broadway.