Buckley, who will be seen in the upcoming London revival of Jerry Herman's Dear World, is offering the Bay Area debut of her critically acclaimed Ah Men! The Boys of Broadway through Nov. 4.
The show, which is based on her new CD, allows the Tony-winning actress the chance to perform men's songs from Broadway shows that she has always wanted to sing, including numbers from Sweeney Todd, West Side Story, Guys and Dolls, On A Clear Day You Can See Forever, Pippin, Mame and La Cage Aux Folles.
Betty Buckley offered acclaimed performances in Broadway's Sunset Boulevard, Carrie, Song & Dance, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, 1776, Triumph of Love and Promises, Promises. She won a Tony Award for her performance as Grizabella in the Broadway production of Cats, and she starred on the London stage in Promises, Promises and Sunset Boulevard, earning an Olivier Award nomination for her work in the latter. Her screen credits are numerous. Buckley will be inducted into the Theatre Hall of Fame in 2013.
The complete track listing for the new CD follows: I Can See It
From The Fantasticks (Music by Harvey Schmidt, Lyrics by Tom Jones)
From West Side Story (Music by Leonard Bernstein, Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim)
From Elegies (Music, Lyrics by William Finn)
A Hymn to Her
Adapted from the song "A Hymn To Him" from My Fair Lady (Music arranged by Eric Stern and Lyrics by Eric Kornfeld)
From Pajama Game (Music, Lyrics by Richard Adler & Jerry Ross)
Sweeney Todd Suite: Not While I'm Around/Johanna/My Friends
From Sweeney Todd (Music, Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim)
More I Cannot Wish You
From Guys and Dolls (Music, Lyrics by Frank Loesser)
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The RRazz Room is located at 222 Mason Street, San Francisco. For tickets, priced $45-$60, call (800) 380-3095 or visit www.therrazzroom.com.