Patti Lupone Quotes

Patti Lupone Quotes: I played the tuba in high school. I wanted to be a member of the marching band. I thought, what can I play that has the most effect? What can I play to get people to laugh?
Author: Patti LuPone
The word diva to me means doing something supernatural with something natural.
Author: Patti LuPone
I'll tell you what I think in general about people who want to make their Broadway debut that are not trained stage actors. Don't they know, Broadway ain't for sissies? It is a tough gig. You are responsible, physically, mentally, emotionally, for eight shows a week, at the top of your game. It's not easy.
Author: Patti LuPone
It's not easy being an actor, and having said that, everybody's an actor. Do you know what I mean? Paris Hilton's an actor, which is kind of scary. But if you want to honor your craft and yourself, strive for the nobler instincts.
Author: Patti LuPone
Sometimes love doesn't come to us. We have to go out hunting. It's like pigs looking for truffles. It's called dating.
Author: Patti LuPone
In America, it stands out, because it's raw, it's big, it's emotional. My face is raw, big and emotional. It didn't work for the longest time.
Author: Patti LuPone
My favorite composers are the ones that tell the story. I love Wagner. I love Mahler. Prokofiev. The programmatic music. I listen more to classic rock because I don't like the contemporary music very much.
Author: Patti LuPone
I am in musical theatre, but it isn't necessarily what I listen to in my leisure time, do you know what I mean?
Author: Patti LuPone
My favorite band was The Band, and nobody compares in my mind with The Band.
Author: Patti LuPone
I'm sure there are actors out there who work with other actors on a consistent basis - I am not one of them.
Author: Patti LuPone
What's the difference in opening from scratch in Philly or opening from scratch in New York? The old out-of-town tryout circuit - taking the show pre-Broadway to cities like Boston, New Haven, Philadelphia, Washington - has sort of been replaced with the amount of workshops we do.
Author: Patti LuPone
New York seems to be thriving, which I'm grateful for. But I would hope that they would figure out how to negotiate the traffic and limit the pedicabs, because it seems to me that it's becoming a more chaotic city.
Author: Patti LuPone