'Who Do You Think You Are?' Patti LuPone Publicly Rips Broadway Patron Over Mask Policy

Broadway Star Patti LuPone Rips Theatergoer for Not Following Mask Policy

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5/12/2022 1:52:00 PM

Broadway Star Patti LuPone Rips Theatergoer for Not Following Mask Policy

It's the on-stage outburst that has Broadway buzzing, from a stage legend known for not holding back her feelings about theater etiquette.

"That is the rule. If you don’t want to follow the rule, get the f— out!” the Broadway icon yelled at the theatergoer, to cheers from the audience."Who do you think you are that you do not respect the people that are sitting around you?"

Clover fully supported LuPone's message."Patti is just a queen. She was doing what we all needed to say," she said.LuPone also famously yelled at an audience member in 2009 for taking a picture during a performance of"Gypsy," and took a cellphone from a different theatergoer during a 2015 performance of"Shows for Days."

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Patti LuPone blasts Broadway theatergoers for not adhering to mask policy“Put your mask over your nose. That’s why you’re in the theater,” she told the pair of theatergoers. “That is the rule.” Good for you Patti. You go girl. Good! The has-been yelling at patrons. This is why Broadway grosses are down.

Get out of Patti LuPone's theater if you still can't figure out how to wear a mask“If you don’t want to follow the rule, get the f— out!” LuPone told a theatergoer. This wasn’t the first time the Tony winner has confronted unruly audience members. 👏👏👏 I love her!

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Broadway legend Patti LuPone calls out audience members for wearing masks incorrectlyA representative for the show said the two were asked to leave the theater and complied. Who? Refund lol 😂 Good for her was her security ready because some maskers r nuts

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Patti LuPone Shuts Down Anti-Mask Audience Member: ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ Broadway legend Patti LuPone is famous for her long history of calling out theatergoers who fail to follow proper theater etiquette, and that continued Tuesday when she exchanged harsh words with a… Randy Rainbow bff🌈🌈 Patti, you are The best bad ass woman ever !!! Those magats need to remember the mask goes over the nose. SNOWFLAKES ON BROADWAY ! THE PLAN DEMIC IS OVER

2022 Tony Awards: See the Full List of Nominees "That is the rule. If you don’t want to follow the rule, get the f— out!” the Broadway icon yelled at the theatergoer, to cheers from the audience."Who do you think you are that you do not respect the people that are sitting around you?" Clover fully supported LuPone's message. "Patti is just a queen. She was doing what we all needed to say," she said. LuPone also famously yelled at an audience member in 2009 for taking a picture during a performance of"Gypsy," and took a cellphone from a different theatergoer during a 2015 performance of"Shows for Days." The show's lead producer said that they"stand with Patti and support her efforts to keep our entire community — from patrons to ushers, cast to stage crew — safe and healthy so we can keep Broadway open." It's also the rule — masks are mandatory in theaters until at least the end of May. The message is personal for LuPone as well: She had COVID and missed several performances early on in the run. For now, the star is taking home rave reviews for an unscripted moment on stage. This article tagged under: