Patti LuPone visited St. Francis High School in the spring of 2015 to meet and speak with the cast of Les Miserables. Her visit was hosted by Joe Mantegna. LuPone is famous for originating the role of Fantine for which she won a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical. LuPone is a two-time Grammy and Tony Award winner and was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame in 2006.