Currently playing "Nellie Lovett" in the Broadway revival of "Sweeney Todd", with music by Stephen Sondheim
and book by 'Hugh Wheeler', at the Eugene O'Neill
Theatre. (New York, NY)
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I knew before I knew anything else that my career was in Europe. I wanted a career there. I've always thought that was who I am and that what I look like belongs in Italy. I made a film there and I looked around and thought, 'God, I'm a beauty here. I mean, I'm really gorgeous here.'
Won Broadway's 1980 Tony Award as Best Actress (Musical) for playing the title character, 'Eva Peron', in "Evita". She was also nominated as Best Actress (Featured Role - Musical) for "The Robber Bridegroom" in 1976 (a year that also saw her brother, Robert LuPone
, earning a Tony nomination), and as Best Actress (Musical) for a revival of "Anything Goes" in 1988.