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Patti LuPone & Christine Ebersole Bring 'War Paint' to the Tonys 2017!

Broadway stars Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole have arrived for their big night!

The two legends of the stage are nominated this evening at the 2017 Tony Awards held at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday (June 11) in New York City. Patti and Christine co-star in War Paint and are both nominated in the Best Actress in a Musical category.

Patti brought along her husband, Matthew Johnston, and their son Luke to the show. Also seen on the red carpet was Patti‘s Crazy Ex-Girlfriend co-star Rachel Bloom.

Tune into the Tonys right now on CBS!

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Broadway Star Patti LuPone Is the Queen of Amazing Poses

Patti LuPone is currently back on Broadway in War Paint and she showed she knows how to ham it up on the red carpet during a visit to SiriusXM Studios on Friday (June 2) in New York City.

The legendary Tony-winning actress was joined by her War Paint co-star Christine Ebersole for an interview to promote their new musical.

Both Patti and Christine are up for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical at the 2017 Tony Awards next weekend.

15+ pictures inside of Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole at the studio… More Here! »

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Patti LuPone Calls Madonna a 'Movie Killer,' Throws Shade at Glenn Close & Movie Musicals

Broadway legend Patti LuPone didn’t hold back at all during her appearance on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen!

The two-time Tony winner and current nominee for War Paint was asked what she thought of Madonna‘s performance in the movie version of Evita. If you didn’t know, Patti originated the role of Eva Peron on Broadway.

“Well, I was on the treadmill and when MTV used to have videos, I saw, I believe it was ‘Buenos Aires,’ and I thought it was a piece of sh-t. Madonna is a movie killer,” Patti said. “She’s dead behind the eyes. She cannot act her way out of a paper bag. She should not be in film or on stage. She’s a wonderful performer for what she does, but she is not an actress.”

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Meet Broadway's Tony-Nominated Musical Actresses of 2017!

There is so much talent on Broadway this season and the Tony-nominated actresses from musicals stepped out at the Meet the Nominees Press Junket this week in New York City!

Miss Saigon‘s Eva Noblezada, War Paint‘s Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole, and The Great Comet‘s Denee Benton are all nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical. Also nominated but not in attendance at the event was Hello Dolly‘s Bette Midler.

This race is very exciting as it’s pitting three theater legends – Lupone, Ebersole, and Midler – against two newcomers – Noblezada and Benton.

Eva was selected for the lead role in Miss Saigon after being discovered at the National Musical Theatre Awards a few years ago. At the age of 18, she starred in the London production of the musical and now she’s starring in the show on Broadway!

You may recognize Denee from her work on the Lifetime series UnREAL. Make sure to go see her in her Broadway debut opposite Josh Groban.

The nominees in the Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical category were also at the event – Hello Dolly‘s Kate Baldwin, FalsettosStephanie J. Block, Come from Away‘s Jenn Colella, Dear Evan Hansen‘s Rachel Bay Jones, and Anastasia‘s Mary Beth Peil.

Get your tickets now to see a show on Broadway. You won’t regret it!

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Patti LuPone & Christine Ebersole in Broadway's 'War Paint' - First Look Photos!

Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole are making their highly anticipated returns to Broadway this season in the new musical War Paint and production photos were just released!

Both actresses are legends of the theater and have two Tony Awards to their names. Patti‘s last appearance on Broadway was in 2012′s The Anarchist while Christine‘s was in 2009′s Blithe Spirit.

War Paint‘s official opening night performance is TONIGHT (April 6). The musical tells the remarkable story of Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden—fierce rivals who defined 20th Century beauty. In creating an industry, they reinvented themselves and revolutionized how the world saw women.

Go get your tickets now as they’re already selling out fast!

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Stage Legend Patti LuPone Confiscates Audience Member's Cell Phone During Her Broadway Play

Broadway legend Patti LuPone has had enough with Broadway audiences using phones during performances – so much so that she confiscated an audience member’s phone during the Wednesday (July 8) performance of her play Shows for Days when she noticed them texting.

The 66-year-old American Horror Story actress issued a statement about her confiscating a cell phone in the middle of the play.

“We work hard on stage to create a world that is being totally destroyed by a few, rude, self-absorbed and inconsiderate audience members who are controlled by their phones. They cannot put them down. When a phone goes off or when a LED screen can be seen in the dark it ruins the experience for everyone else – the majority of the audience at that performance and the actors on stage. I am so defeated by this issue that I seriously question whether I want to work on stage anymore. Now I’m putting battle gear on over my costume to marshall the audience as well as perform,” Patti said in a statement to Playbill.

This is not the first time Patti has gone off about cell phones. In a 2009 performance of her Tony winning musical Gypsy, Patti stopped the show to scream at an audience member. See below…