Tony Award-winning actress Betty Buckley is the outstanding theatrical attraction scheduled for the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts this spring. Buckley, a diva synonymous with Broadway and her work in such musicals as Sunset Boulevard, 1776 and Pippin, among others, brings her one-woman show to Cerritos' cabaret theatre May 5-6. She will sing excerpts from the above shows and from the revue Song and Dance.
The road show of Annie is another pending event at Cerritos, with performances of the Little Orphan Annie-Daddy Warbucks musical saga scheduled for March 28-April 2. On April 7 & 8, the Acting Company will make its annual visit to Cerritos with performances of The Rivals, by Richard Brinsley Sheridan, and Macbeth, respectively. Nicholas Martin and Anne Justine D'Zmura are the directors.
On May 23-28, the Big Apple Circus stage show directed by Tony, Emmy and Academy Award-winner Tony Walton will fill the mainstage with acrobats, tumblers, clowns and balancing acts.
Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts is located at 12700 Centre Court Drive. For tickets and information call (562) 916-8500 or (800) 300-4345.
-- By Willard Manus
Southern California Correspondent