Patti LaBelle’s iconic Xmas debacle gets a hilarious Broadway makeover

Among the winter season’s many fussed-over traditions, there’s really only one that matters: revisiting Patti LaBelle’s brilliant performance at the White House’s National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in 1996.

Now the cast of Broadway’s The Book of Mormon, with help from The Lion KingHamilton, and others, has given the joyous clip a proper hat tip.

First thing’s first, the original performance of “Last Christmas,” in which Patti deals with a host of challenges like an utter pro:

And here’s the Broadway homage: