Tony Winner Betty Buckley Will Offer an Evening of Signature Songs in NYC

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27 Jun 2013

Betty Buckley
Betty Buckley
Photo by Myriam Santos

Tony winner Betty Buckley, who scored rave reviews in the recent London debut of Jerry Herman's Dear World, will offer an evening of song to benefit New York's Signature Theatre.

Entitled Betty Buckley: Signature Songs, the Sept. 30 fundraiser will be held in The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center to support the Legacy Program in honor of Horton Foote.

The evening will begin with cocktails at 6:30 PM followed by the 7:30 PM concert.

Beginning Aug. 20 Buckley will be seen in Signature’s world-premiere production of Foote’s The Old Friends, which will be directed by Michael Wilson and co-star Hallie Foote and Lois Smith.

The Pershing Square Signature Center is located at 480 West 42nd Street. Tickets start at $150. To purchase tickets and for more information, call (646) 388-8118 or email tcorren@signaturetheatre.org.



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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, Dear World and Sunset Boulevard, earning an Olivier Award nomination for her work in the latter. Her screen credits are numerous.

Read more about Betty Buckley's career at the Playbill Vault.

Watch a Video Celebration of Betty Buckley, from Broadway to London and Carnegie Hall, here.