Veteran actress Patti LuPone tested positive for Covid-19 before Saturday’s Broadway matinee of Company, triggering increased testing protocols for the rest of the performers and staff.
LuPone is at home and is expected to be out until March 8. The 72-year-old, who has two Tony Awards and two Grammys, plays “Joanne” in the production alongside Katrina Lenk’s “Bobbie.”
The musical comedy is about the search for love and cocktails in New York City. This version turns the original iconic bachelor into a bachelorette. The update features some of Stephen Sondheim’s most beloved songs, including “Company,” “You Could Drive a Person Crazy,” “The Ladies Who Lunch,” “Side by Side,” and “Being Alive.”
Joining Lenk and LuPone are Matt Doyle as “Jamie,” and three-time Tony nominee Christopher Fitzgerald as “David,” among others.
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