The Broadway favorite will play the posh nightspot March 27-April 7. She will be backed by her group Quintessence, featuring musical director Kenny Werner on piano. Buckley is expected to offer tunes from her eclectic repertoire, which features songs from the Broadway stage and the Great American Songbook as well as tunes from the worlds of jazz, pop and country. Betty Buckley offered acclaimed performances in Sunset Boulevard, Carrie, Song & Dance, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, 1776 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. Also a TV ("Eight Is Enough") and film (Tender Mercies) star, the actress-singer devotes much of her time to concert appearances around the world. Her solo CD, "Stars and the Moon: Betty Buckley Live at the Donmar Warehouse," was nominated for a Grammy Award and is available on the Concord Records label. The actress was also seen on the final three seasons of the acclaimed HBO series "Oz" as well as in the Lincoln Center revue, Elegies: A Song Cycle.
Feinstein's at the Regency is located in Manhattan at 540 Park Avenue at 61st Street. There is a $60 cover charge and a $40 minimum for all shows; call (212) 339-4095 for reservations.