Bernadette Peters' Avery Fisher Hall Concert Is Sold Out

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Two-time Tony Award winner Bernadette Peters' May 1 concert at Avery Fisher Hall is sold out.

A Lincoln Center spokesperson told Playbill.com that there are no concert-only tickets available for Peters' performance, which concludes the 8th season of the acclaimed American Songbook series. The concert, which will feature a 28-piece orchestra conducted by Marvin Laird, is part of Lincoln Center's annual Spring Gala.

In addition to the 8 PM concert, the Gala evening will also include cocktails at 6:30 PM in the Avery Fisher Hall Promenade and a Gala Dinner Dance in the tent in Damrosch Park at 9:30 PM. During the last part of the night, Lincoln Center's Laureate Award will be presented to Joseph R. Perella for his "dedication to the arts." Perella has been a member of Lincoln Center's Board of Trustees since 2000. The award, which is donated by Movado, will be presented by fellow Board Member Raymond McGuire.

Bernadette Peters was last on Broadway in the acclaimed revival of Gypsy, for which she received a 2003 Tony Award nomination for her performance as Momma 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 recording, "Sondheim, Etc., Etc.—Bernadette Peters Live at Carnegie Hall (The Rest of It)," hit stores on the Angel Records label last summer. She will appear on the May 11 episode of "Will & Grace" as Karen (Megan Mullally)'s sister.

Although tickets for the concert-only portion of the evening are sold out, tickets for the Spring Gala, priced $1,500 and $2,500, are available by calling (212) 875-5460. Those purchasing a ticket to the Gala would receive a ticket to the Peters concert.

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