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As if the Broadway lights weren't bright enough for New Directions, at least one of the Glee stars will be shooting with a living legend when the show goes to the Big Apple.

Patti LuPone will guest-star in an upcoming episode of Glee, which sees the club heading to New York for the Nationals competition. Rachel (Lea Michele) will run into the Tony winner at Sardi's restaurant, according to

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"On set right now working with one of my all time idols ... another day where glee makes one of my dreams come true," Michele tweeted Thursday.

LuPone, who won Tony Awards for her portrayals of Eva Peron in the 1979 musical Evita and as Rose in the 2008 revival of Gypsy, most recently appeared on Broadway in Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown.