Rudetsky Will Join Buckley for Broadway By Request July 9-11

News   Rudetsky Will Join Buckley for Broadway By Request July 9-11
Betty Buckley — who can currently be seen in the new M. Night Shyamalan film "The Happening," the third highest-grossing film of the weekend just ended (and the number one grossing film internationally) — will offer Broadway By Request next month at Lyric Stage in Irving, TX.
Tony Award winner Betty Buckley.
Tony Award winner Betty Buckley.

Based on her recent By Request evenings at Feinstein's at Loews Regency in Manhattan, Buckley will perform July 9-11 at 8 PM. She will be accompanied by Chatterbox host and recent The Ritz star Seth Rudetsky on piano. The three evenings at the Irving Arts Center's Dupree Theater — directed by Richard Jay-Alexander — will celebrate the 15th anniversary of Lyric Stage.

Betty Buckley offered acclaimed performances in Sunset Boulevard, Carrie, Song & Dance, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, 1776 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. Also a TV ("Eight Is Enough") and film ("Tender Mercies") star, the actress-singer devotes much of her time to concert appearances around the world. Her solo CD, "Stars and the Moon: Betty Buckley Live at the Donmar Warehouse," was nominated for a Grammy Award and is available on the Concord Records label. The actress was also seen on the final three seasons of the acclaimed HBO series "Oz" as well as in the Lincoln Center revue, Elegies: A Song Cycle.

Buckley's newest recordings, "Quintessence" and "Betty Buckley 1967," are both available on the Playbill Records/Sony BMG Masterworks Broadway label.

Buckley most recently scored raves for her work as Mrs. Jones in "The Happening."

Tickets, priced $35, are available by calling (972) 252-2787 or by visiting

Betty Buckley in "The Happening."
Betty Buckley in "The Happening." Photo by Zade Rosenthal <br>
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