Betty Buckley Is Coming to a City Near You; Tour Dates Announced (Plus "Body & Soul" Video)

News   Betty Buckley Is Coming to a City Near You; Tour Dates Announced (Plus "Body & Soul" Video)
 
Tony Award winner Betty Buckley, who recently played a sold-out, week-long engagement at Joe's Pub, has announced concert dates through March 2015.

Buckley will offer The Vixens of Broadway Jan. 17, 2015, at the Annenberg in Palm Springs; she will be joined by pianist Christian Jacob for the evening, which will also feature a few tunes from her critically acclaimed new album "Ghostlight." Click here for ticket information.

On Jan. 24 the Olivier-nominated actress will present her Ghostlight evening, backed by six musicians, at the new Wallis Annenberg Theater in Beverly Hills. Single tickets are available by visiting www.thewallis.org or by calling (310) 746-4000.

In between the two concerts, Buckley will offer a Song Interpretation & Monologue Workshop at Los Angeles' Collaboration Factory for singers, actors, storytellers and those who want to improve their communication skills with audiences. The workshop, which is also open to auditors, will consist of four sessions beginning for new students Jan. 18 and continuing through Jan. 21. Returning students will attend Jan. 19-Jan. 22. New students may take the fifth class Jan. 22 for an additional cost. Classes will be held 6:30 PM-11 PM; a pianist will be provided. For further information and an interview, call (323) 651-2400 or email info@collaborationfactory.com.

February 27-28 will find the multitalented artist performing at The Colony Theater in Miami. The evenings, which are entitled The Lyricist, will feature songs from "Ghostlight." Buckley will be joined by pianist Christian Jacob.

Buckley will offer four shows at Scullers Jazz Club in Boston March 13-14. The Ghostlight program will also feature musical director Jacob. On March 28 Buckley will return to her native Fort Worth to play the McDavid Studio at Bass Performance Hall. Pianist Jacob will join the singing actress for her Ghostlight program.

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, Dear World and Sunset Boulevard, earning an Olivier Award nomination for her work in the latter. Her screen credits are numerous.

Read more about Betty Buckley's career at the Playbill Vault.

Watch a Video Celebration of Betty Buckley, from Broadway to London and Carnegie Hall, here.

Watch Betty Buckley sing "Body & Soul" at Joe's Pub below.

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