Broadway Legend Patti LuPone does new show in Australia

Patti Lupone

Three-time Tony Award winner Patti LuPone is set to mesmerise Australian audiences this winter with her new concert, “A Life in Notes,” straight from the esteemed stages of Carnegie Hall. The legendary performer will open her Australian tour at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival, followed by a national tour with stops in Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane.

“A Life in Notes” presents a musical odyssey through the songs that have marked significant milestones in LuPone’s life, from her youth amidst the rock and roll emergence of the fifties to her formative years in the sixties, and through to her acclaimed success in both her professional and personal life. Conceived and directed by Scott Wittman, with Joseph Thalken as the music supervisor and director, this concert promises an intimate glimpse into the life of a star who has left an indelible mark on the Broadway, film, and television landscapes.

LuPone’s illustrious career spans several iconic roles, including stellar performances in Sweeney Todd, Anything Goes, Les Miserables, Sunset Boulevard, and Tony Award-winning roles in Evita, Gypsy, and Company. Her versatility and commanding presence have also graced television series such as Life Goes On, Frasier, 30 Rock, Penny Dreadful, Pose, Hollywood, American Horror Story, and the anticipated Marvel series Agatha: Darkhold Diaries.

Reflecting on her third concert tour in Australia and her enduring connection with the Australian audience since her debut in 1981, LuPone shared, “I love Australia and the many friends I’ve made since 1981. ?I’m so looking forward to coming back. I hope audiences will enjoy my show?A Life in Notes, a musical memoir of my life growing up in America.”

This anticipated tour is presented in Australia by the Michael Cassel Group, with CEO and Producer Michael Cassel expressing his admiration, “There are bucket-list artists who I have dreamed of working with, and Patti LuPone has definitely been one of them. She is an extraordinary performer, and it is an honour to share her talent with Australian audiences.”

The Adelaide Cabaret Festival’s Artistic Director, Virginia Gay, encapsulates the excitement surrounding LuPone’s tour, “Patti LuPone is an icon, a titan of the industry. And the voice – immediately identifiable, totally unmistakable, iconically her. We are beyond thrilled to host her at Adelaide Cabaret Festival, offering an extraordinary opportunity for Australia to witness a living legend at her finest.”

Tickets for the Adelaide performances are set to go on sale on Wednesday, 27 March 2024, at Fans across the country can join a waitlist for the remainder of the tour at, preparing to be part of an unforgettable musical memoir with Patti LuPone’s “A Life in Notes”.

Tickets from the Adelaide Cabaret Festival website