PHOTO SPECIAL: The Greatest Stage Moments of Birthday Gal Betty Buckley
03 Jul 2014
Tony Award winner Betty Buckley, who is participating in the Cabaret and Performance Conference Aug 1 and 2 at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in CT, celebrates her birthday July 3. Playbill.com looks back at her stage career, spanning more than 40 years.
Betty Buckley offered acclaimed performances in Broadway's Sunset Boulevard, Carrie, Song & Dance, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, 1776, Triumph of Love 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. Her screen credits are numerous.
Set in the magical world of La Belle Epoque Paris, where fashion, glamour, and passion prevail, Lerner and Loewe's celebrated musical is a romantic comedy about one young woman's journey to find her true self... and her true love.