Hello, diva lovers! Some very exciting news. . .
Bernadette Peters will make her long-awaited solo Carnegie Hall debut in December to benefit the Gay Men's Health Crisis. BP will perform on the legendary stage on December 9, singing songs from her new album, "I'll Be Your Baby Tonight" plus an array of Sondheim material. Tickets are priced at $40, $100, $150, $250 and $550. The top two ticket prices include a post concert party/reception. Call 212-247-7800 for more information.
Betty Buckley will make her first professional concert appearance in New York since departing the Boulevard. Buckley will appear in the beautiful new cabaret room at Maxim's for three shows on November 22 and 23. The shows will be held at 8:30 on both nights, with a 10:30pm show on the 23rd as well. Call 212-751-5111 for ticket information and reservations. Maxim's is located in New York City at 62nd Street and Madison Avenue.
The Master Class star will appear at Brooklyn College on November 16, and she will appear later in the month in Chicago on November 20. Theatre names and phone numbers are to come for Patti's concert engagements.
Cabaret star Andrea Marcovicci is making the Algonquin Hotel in New York (59 West 44th Street) her home for the next few months, as she is appearing in the Hotel's Oak Room through the end of the year. Marcovicci has two new shows: "Ten Cents a Dance: A Salute to Ruth Etting" and "By Request: Part II." Call 212-840-6800 for more information.
That's all for now. Happy diva-watching!
-- By Andrew Gans
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