Peters' legion of fans will now have the chance to catch the two-time Tony Award-winning actress perform at venues in Oregon, Utah, Florida, New York, Texas, North Carolina, Illinois, Ohio and New Mexico.
The concerts include Peters' renditions of two Gypsy tunes, "Let Me Entertain You" and "Rose's Turn," as well as songs by Stephen Sondheim ("Children Will Listen" and "Not a Day Goes By"), Rodgers and Hammerstein ("Some Enchanted Evening") and Jerry Herman ("Time Heals Everything"). Concertgoers can also expect tunes by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Irving Berlin as well as the Peggy Lee classic "Fever."
Tour dates currently announced follow:
Sept. 1 at the Santa Fe Opera in Santa Fe, NM 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)," is available on the Angel Records label.
For more information visit www.bernadettepeters.com.