Nancy Pelosi greeted with standing ovation by 'Springsteen on Broadway' audience

Guess she was "Born to Run" for office.

As Nancy Pelosi and her husband headed to their "Springsteen on Broadway" seats Tuesday night, nearby audience members burst into "spontaneous applause" that "quickly spread throughout the main floor and balcony of the theater," Page Six reports.  

After the show, Bruce Springsteen's wife, Patti Scalifa, reportedly told the Democratic minority leader that when she heard the enthusiastic applause, she thought her husband had gone onstage early.

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(Left to Right) Evan Springsteen, US singer Bruce Springsteen, Patti Scialfa, Sam Springsteen and Jessica Springsteen attend the 2018 Tony Awards - Red Carpet at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on June 10, 2018. (Photo by ANGELA WEISS / AFP) (Photo credit should read ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 10: Sam Springsteen, Patti Scialfa, Bruce Springsteen, Jessica Springsteen and Evan Springsteen attend the 72nd Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 10, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 10: (L-R) Patti Scialfa, Bruce Springsteen and Jessica Springsteen attend the 72nd Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 10, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Walter McBride/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 10: Patti Scialfa, Bruce Springsteen, Jessica Springsteen attend the 72nd Annual Tony Awards on June 10, 2018 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. (Photo by Walter McBride/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 10: Evan Springsteen, Sam Springsteen, Patti Scialfa, Bruce Springsteen and Jessica Springsteen attend the 72nd Annual Tony Awards on June 10, 2018 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. (Photo by Walter McBride/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 10: (L-R) Evan Springsteen, Bruce Springsteen, Patti Scialfa, Sam Springsteen, and Jessica Springsteen attend the 72nd Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 10, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions )
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 10: Bruce Springsteen, Patti Scialfa, Evan James Springsteen, Jessica Rae Springsteen and Sam Ryan Springsteen are seen in the audience during the 72nd Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 10, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 22: Bruce Springsteen (L) and his daughter Jessica Springsteen (R) arrive at the Ed Sullivan Theater for a taping of 'The Late Show With Stephen Colbert' on September 22, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Debra L Rothenberg/GC Images)
NEW YORK - AUGUST 08: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) The Springsteen Family: Sam Ryan Springsteen, Patti Scialfa, Evan James Springsteen, Bruce Springsteen and Jessica Rae Springsteen pose backstage at 'Spring Awakening' on Broadway at The Eugene O'Neill Theater on August 8, 2008 in New York City, New York. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 12: Trudie Styler and Jessica Springsteen at the opening night arrivals for 'Springsteen on Broadway' at The Walter Kerr Theatre on October 12, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic)
MADRID, SPAIN - MAY 20: Jessica Springsteen attends Global Champions Tour Horse Tournament on May 20, 2016 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Europa Press/Europa Press via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 31: Jessica Springsteen and Bruce Springsteen attend U2's 'iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE' tour at Madison Square Garden on July 31, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 15: Jessica Springsteen and Bruce Springsteen backstage after a performance of 'The Last Ship' at the Neil Simon Theatre on October 15, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Walter McBride/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 13: (L to R) Bruce Springsteen, daughter Jessica Springsteen and wife Patti Scialfa attend the 2014 Longines Global Championships Tour party at Claridge's Hotel on August 13, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Getty Images for Maybourne Hotel Group)
PARIS, FRANCE - JULY 06: Bruce Springsteen (C) and his wife Patti Scialfa (L) pose with their daughter Jessica Springsteen (R) during the Paris Eiffel Jumping presented by Gucci at Champ-de-Mars on July 6, 2014 in Paris, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images for Gucci)
PARIS, FRANCE - DECEMBER 08: Patti Scialfa, Bruce Springsteen and Jessica Springsteen attend the 'Gucci Paris Masters 2013' at Paris Nord Villepinte on December 8, 2013 in Paris, France. photo By Christian liewig (Photo by liewig christian/Corbis via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: (L-R) Jessica Springsteen, Patti Scialfa, honoree Bruce Springsteen, Adele Springsteen and Pamela Springsteen attend MusiCares Person Of The Year Honoring Bruce Springsteen at Los Angeles Convention Center on February 8, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Lester Cohen/WireImage)
Bruce Springsteen with wife Patti Scialfa (left) and his daughter Jessica at the Royal Windsor Horse Show, Windsor. (Photo by Steve Parsons/PA Images via Getty Images)
NEW YORK - DECEMBER 09: Patti Scialfa, Bruce Springsteen and Jessica Springsteen attend the Equestrian Aid Foundation Benefit held at Anthropoligie in Rockefeller Center on December 9, 2008. . (Photo by Alli Harvey/Getty Images)
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A number of prominent political figures have attended Springsteen's one-man performance, during which the iconic artist recites stories from his critically-acclaimed memoir and performs stripped-down renditions of his songs.

President Barack Obama and wife Michelle attended the show in March, and Bill and Hillary Clinton saw it in October.

While "Springsteen on Broadway" is not political in nature, the rocker modified part of his monologue after the February 2018 high school shooting in Parkland, Fla., musing about the students who rose together to mobilize for change.

And while he doesn't reference President Trump by name, Variety notes that during more recent performances, Springsteen has said, "I’ve seen things over the past year on American streets that I thought were resigned to other, uglier times. Folks trying to normalize hate, calling upon the most divisive, ugliest ghosts of our past. I hope we’re just going through a terrible chapter in the battle for the soul of our nation."

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Musician Bruce Springsteen (L) receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom from U.S. President Barack Obama during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., November 22, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
U.S. first lady Michelle Obama hugs Bruce Springsteen at the final Obama presidential campaign rally in Des Moines, Iowa, November 5, 2012 on the eve of the U.S. presidential elections. REUTERS/Jason Reed (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS USA PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION ELECTIONS ENTERTAINMENT)
Singer Bruce Springsteen escorts first lady Michelle Obama to the stage after he performed in honor of U.S. President Barack Obama in Des Moines, Iowa, November 5, 2012, on the president's last night of campaigning. REUTERS/Larry Downing (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS USA PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION ELECTIONS)
U.S. President Barack Obama presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to musician Bruce Springsteen during a ceremony in the White House East Room in Washington, U.S., November 22, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
U.S. President Barack Obama presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to musician Bruce Springsteen during a ceremony in the White House East Room in Washington, U.S., November 22, 2016. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas
U.S. President Barack Obama (C) stands on stage with rapper Jay-Z and musician Bruce Springsteen (R) at an election campaign rally in Columbus, Ohio, November 5, 2012, on the eve of the U.S. presidential elections. REUTERS/Jason Reed (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS USA PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION ELECTIONS ENTERTAINMENT)
U.S. President Barack Obama (C) waves on stage with rapper Jay-Z and musician Bruce Springsteen (R) at an election campaign rally in Columbus, Ohio, November 5, 2012, on the eve of the U.S. presidential elections. REUTERS/Jason Reed (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS USA PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION ELECTIONS ENTERTAINMENT)
U.S. President Barack Obama is introduced by singer Bruce Springsteen before he speaks at an event in Madison, Wisconsin on his last day of campaigning, November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS USA PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION ELECTIONS ENTERTAINMENT)
U.S. President Barack Obama is pictured with singer Bruce Springsteen (R) during an election campaign rally in Madison, Wisconsin, November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS USA PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION ELECTIONS ENTERTAINMENT)
U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands with singer Bruce Springsteen (R) during an election campaign rally in Madison, Wisconsin, November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS USA PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION ELECTIONS ENTERTAINMENT)
U.S. President Barack Obama is pictured with singer Bruce Springsteen (R) during an election campaign rally in Madison, Wisconsin, November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS USA PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION ELECTIONS ENTERTAINMENT)
WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 22: President Obama hugs Bruce Springsteen prior to presenting him with the 2016 Presidential Medal Of Freedom at the White House on November 22, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Leigh Vogel/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 28: Malia Obama attends Tribeca Talks: Bruce Springsteen And Tom Hanks - 2017 Tribeca Film Festival on April 28, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Gettty Images for Tribeca Film Festival)
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