Peters will be on hand to discuss the upcoming Lifetime film, which premieres Oct. 18; the debut of a plush "Kramer" doll, based on her own dog and the character featured in "Broadway Barks," which will benefit the charity of the same name (the doll is available at FAO Schwarz); and the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new TKTS Booth in Duffy Square, which she will help celebrate following the "Regis" taping. "Live with Regis and Kelly" airs in the metropolitan New York City area on ABC-TV Channel 7 from 9-10 AM ET; check local listings.
The chat show – co-hosted by Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa — is executive produced by Michael Gelman and distributed by Disney ABC Domestic Television.
Bernadette Peters was last on Broadway in the acclaimed revival of Gypsy, for which she received a 2003 Tony Award nomination for her performance as Rose in the Sam Mendes-directed production. She won her two Tonys for her performances in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Song & Dance and Irving Berlin's Annie Get Your Gun, and she has also starred on Broadway in Mack & Mabel, On the Town, Sunday in the Park with George, The Goodbye Girl and the original production of Stephen Sondheim's Into the Woods. Peters' newest live recording, "Sondheim, Etc., Etc.—Bernadette Peters Live at Carnegie Hall (The Rest of It)," is available on the Angel Records label. Masterworks Broadway has also released a "Legends of Broadway" CD celebrating her theatrical career. Peters' screen credits are numerous.