Tony Winner Betty Buckley Celebrates The Boys of Broadway Dec. 8 in Palm Springs
By Michael Gioia
Tony Award-winning actress Betty Buckley brings her Ah Men! The Boys of Broadway concert to the West Coast Dec. 8 at 8 PM as part of Annenberg Theater's 2012-13 concert season at the Palm Springs Art Museum.
The sold-out show, which is based on her latest CD, features the Tony winner performing men's songs from Broadway shows that she has always wanted to sing, including numbers from Sweeney Todd, West Side Story, Guys and Dolls, On A Clear Day You Can See Forever, Pippin, Mame and La Cage Aux Folles.
Buckley, who will star in the upcoming London revival of Jerry Herman's Dear World, won the Tony Award in 1983 for her performance in Cats. She was nominated for her performance in Triumph of Love and has also been seen on Broadway in 1776, Pippin, Song and Dance, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Carrie and Sunset Boulevard.
Other performers at the Annenberg Theater in the 2012-13 season include husband-and-wife duo Marin Mazzie (Next to Normal) and Jason Danieley (Sunday in the Park With George) Feb. 23, 2013, at 8 PM; singer-actor Tom Wopat (A Catered Affair) March 23, 2013, at 8 PM; and two-time Tony Award-winning singer and actress Christine Ebersole (Grey Gardens, 42nd Street) April 13, 2013, at 8 PM.
The Cabaret 88 series includes Jason Graae (Falsettos) Jan. 23, 2013; Tami Tappan Damiano (Crazy for You at Musical Theatre West) Feb. 20, 2013; Susan Egan (Beauty and the Beast) March 6, 2013; and Vicki Lewis ("How I Met Your Mother") April 3, 2013. These concerts, scheduled to begin at 6 PM with a reception, take place in an intimate setting with 88 seats.
The Palm Springs Art Museum is located at 101 North Museum Drive in Palm Springs, CA. For more information and tickets, call (760) 322-4800 or visit PSMuseum.org.
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