Bernadette Peters' Australia Concert Now Available on DVD; Includes "Rose's Turn" and More

News   Bernadette Peters' Australia Concert Now Available on DVD; Includes "Rose's Turn" and More
 
Two-time Tony Award winner Bernadette Peters, who is currently wowing audiences nightly as Desirée Armfeldt in the Broadway revival of A Little Night Music, can be seen on a new DVD filmed live in Australia.

"Bernadette Peters — Live in Australia" is now available for purchase, according to the Dress Circle website. The 92-minute DVD features tunes from Sunday in the Park with George, Into the Woods, Gypsy, Company, South Pacific, Carousel and more.

Peters brought her acclaimed concert act to the Adelaide Cabaret Festival June 6-7, 2009. Richard Jay-Alexander directed the evenings at the Festival Theatre; musical director Marvin Laird conducted the orchestra.

The track listing for the new DVD (all regions) follows:

Backstage/ Introductions
Let Me Entertain You (from Gypsy)
No One Is Alone (from Into the Woods)
Nothing Like A Dame (from South Pacific)
Fever
Mr. Snow (from Carousel)
Some Enchanted Evening (from South Pacific)
O Shenandoah
When You Wish Upon A Star (from "Pinocchio")
Johanna (from Sweeney Todd)
Not a Day Goes By (Merrily We Roll Along)
You Could Drive a Person Crazy (from Company)
Children Will Listen (from Into the Woods)
Move On (from Sunday in the Park with George)
Being Alive (from Company)
Rose's Turn (from Gypsy)
I Honestly Love You (tribute to the late Peter Allen)
Kramer's Song
Some Other Time (from On The Town)

Prior to Night Music, Peters was last on Broadway in the acclaimed revival of Gypsy, for which she received a 2003 Tony Award nomination for her performance as Rose in the Sam Mendes-directed production. She won her two Tonys for her performances in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Song & Dance and Irving Berlin's Annie Get Your Gun, and she has also starred on Broadway in Mack & Mabel, On the Town, Sunday in the Park with George, The Goodbye Girl and the original production of Stephen Sondheim's Into the Woods. Peters' newest live recording, "Sondheim, Etc., Etc.—Bernadette Peters Live at Carnegie Hall (The Rest of It)," is available on the Angel Records label. Masterworks Broadway has also released a "Legends of Broadway" CD celebrating her theatrical career. Peters' screen credits are numerous, and she also recently celebrated the launch of her second children's book, "Stella Is a Star," for Blue Apple Books. It was also recently announced that Peters will play former Follies star Sally Durant Plummer in the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' upcoming production of Sondheim and James Goldman's Follies.

For more information visit www.dresscircle.co.uk.

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