Buckley will be on hand Feb. 14 from 12 noon-1 PM at the Manhattan bookstore to autograph copies of her newest solo recording, "Quintessence," which recently arrived on the Playbill Records/Sony BMG Masterworks Broadway label. Buckley, will also autograph copies of her premiere recording on the Playbill Records label, the Billboard-charting "Betty Buckley 1967."
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.
Buckley will also be featured this summer in the new M. Night Shyamalan film, "The Happening."
The complete track listing for "Quintessence" follows:
"So Many Stars"
"The Surrey With the Fringe on Top"
"Like a Lover"
"Cry Me a River"
"No One is Alone"
"Anyone Can Whistle"
"Blame it on My Youth"/"I've Grown Accustomed to His Face"
"The Man I Used to Love"
"Quintessence" is also available for sale in the Playbill Store. The Park Avenue Borders store is located in Manhattan at 461 Park Avenue at 57th Street.
The upcoming signing is part of the Love Beats AIDS Borders Signing event, which will be presented at Borders bookstores throughout Manhattan on Valentine's Day. The line-up of signings for Love Beats AIDS, which benefits LIFEbeat - The Music Industry Fights AIDS, follows:
Park Avenue Borders:
12 noon-1 PM: Betty Buckley signs "Quintessence" and "Betty Buckley 1967"
1:30 PM: Gary "Baba Booey" Dell'Abate and the gang from "The Howard Stern Show" sign Stern's "Private Parts"
Time Warner Center Borders:
12:30 PM: Idina Menzel signs her new solo recording, "I Stand"
5:30 PM: The cast of Forbidden Broadway: Rude Awakening perform and then sign their new cast album
7 PM: Suzanne Vega performs and then signs her new CD, "Beauty & Crime"
Wall Street Borders:
12:30 PM: Author Ruth Peltason signs her new book, "I Am Not My Breast Cancer"
1:30 PM: Author Leslie Carroll signs her new book, "Choosing Sophie"
LIFEbeat "uses the power of the music and entertainment industries to raise funds and awareness for the fight against AIDS." For more information visit www.LIFEbeat.org.