Let Her Entertain You: Bernadette Peters Will Headline Price Center's 22nd Annual Gala

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19 Sep 2012

Bernadette Peters
Bernadette Peters
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Two-time Tony winner Bernadette Peters, who was most recently seen on Broadway in the award-winning revival of Follies, will headline the 22nd annual gala to benefit The Price Center, a regional leader in providing care to adults with developmental disabilities.

The gala will be held Oct. 5 at the Marriott Copley Place hotel in Newton, MA. Peters will be backed by a 10-piece band as she performs from the American Songbook and other well-known classics.

The evening, which will also feature doo-wop group the G-Clefs, will honor James T. Brett, president and CEO of The New England Council.

For more information visit www.thepricecenter.org.

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Peters' current concert itinerary was also recently announced:

September 27 in Austin, TX- ZACH Theatre- Topher Theatre
September 29 in Columbus, GA- RiverCenter For the Performing Arts
October 5 in Boston, MA- Marriott Copley Place Hotel
October 11 in Englewood, NJ- Bergen Performing Arts Center
October 12 in Morristown, NJ- Mayo Performing Arts Center
October 25 in Naperville, IL- Wentz Concert Hall
December 1 in Scottsdale, AZ- Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts
January 5, 2013 in Fort Worth, TX- Bass Performance Hall
February 15 in Tallahassee, FL- Florida State University- Ruby Diamond Hall
February 28 in New Orleans, LA- Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
March 8 in Salem, VA- Salem Civic Center
June 29 in Arcadia, CA- L.A. Arboretum and Botanical Gardens
September 28 in Buffalo, NY- Kleinhans Music Hall

Click here for a photographic career retrospective of Peters.

Click here for a video celebration of Peters.

Prior to Follies, Bernadette Peters was last on Broadway in the revival of A Little Night Music. She received a 2003 Tony Award nomination for her performance as Rose in the Sam Mendes-directed revival of Gypsy. Peters 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.

Read more about Bernadette Peters' career in the Playbill Vault.