Patti LuPone has now joined Julie Andrews, Carol Channing, Angela Lansbury, Liza Minnelli, Bernadette Peters, Chita Rivera, Barbra Streisand and Gwen Verdon in an elite Broadway circle of stars.
Make that glistening stars.
LuPone is this year’s addition to the official line of Christopher Radko/Glen Hanson-designed Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS’ “Broadway Legends” holiday ornament collection.
The 8-in-tall ornament features LuPone as the title character in her iconic and Tony Award-winning Broadway turn in “Evita.” Dressed in a glistening gown, the ornament depicts Evita in the showstopping “Don’t Cry For Me Argentina.”
Next spring LuPone, whose Broadway credits also include “Anything Goes,” “Sweeney Todd” and “Gypsy,” among many others, will return to the New York stage in “War Paint, the musical which had its world premiere at Chicago’s Goodman Theatre earlier this year.
To purchase the limited edition ornament ($70), or other Broadway Cares holiday gift items, visit broadwaycares.org. Still available for purchase are past issues: Julie Andrews in “My Fair Lady,” Liza Minnelli in “The Act,” Barbra Streisand in “Funny Girl” and Gwen Verdon in “Sweet Charity.