The Broadway icon took to the Grammys stage with two purposes: 1) to pay tribute to Andrew Lloyd Webber; 2) to slay the nation with perfect vocals, iconic screlting, and a performance for the ages.
Lupone’s appearance marks a dramatic end to a feud with Andrew Lloyd Webber, who wrote the song for the musical Evita, in which Lupone starred.
Webber also wrote Sunset Boulevard, which also starred Lupone until the composer replaced her with Glenn Close.
It’s astounding that someone hasn’t already written a musical about it.
We have Patti’s Grammys performance, a recreation of her 1980 Grammy performance.
We may not have the 1980 Grammys performance but our scientists have managed to restore this equally stunning performance from the same year.
Watch it, clutch your wig, get your entire life, and don’t you dare cry, Argentina.