Betty Buckley Joins Provincetown Broadway Series, 8/11 & 12
Betty Buckley won a Tony Award for the role of Grizabella in Cats, starred as Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard, was a Tony nominee for Triumph of Love, and starred on TV's Eight is Enough, film's Tender Mercies and Carrie, and in many other memorable roles. On Aug 11 & 12 she makes her debut at The Art House, joined by Seth Rudetsky at piano, as the celebrated Broadway at The Art House series continues. For tickets please visit www.ptownarthouse.com or call 508-487-9222.
In addition to her two Tony Awards for Cats and Triumph of Love on Broadway, Betty Buckley received an Olivier Award nomination for her critically acclaimed performance as Norma Desmond in the London production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Sunset Boulevard – a role she repeated to rave reviews in the Broadway production. Other Broadway roles include her Broadway debut as Martha Jefferson in 1776, followed by starring roles in Bob Fosse's Pippin, Andrew Lloyd Webber's Song and Dance, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, and Carrie. Off-Broadway, she's been seen in White's Lies, Lincoln Center's Elegies, the original New York Shakespeare Festival production of Edwin Drood, The Eros Trilogy at The Vineyard Theatre, and Second Stage Theatre's production of Juno's Swans directed by Marsha Mason. Her regional theater appearances include Gypsy at Southern Arizona Light Opera and at Paper Mill Playhouse, Threepenny Opera at Williamstown Theatre Festival, Camino Real at Hartford Stage, Buffalo Gal, Arsenic and Old Lace, and starred in the London production of Promises Promises.
Betty Buckley's many starring film roles include M. Night Shyamalan's The Happening, Brian de Palma's classic film of Stephen King's Carrie, Bruce Beresford's Tender Mercies, Roman Polanski's Frantic, Woody Allen's Another Woman, and Lawrence Kasdan's Wyatt Earp. On television, Betty appeared as Abby Bradford in the hit series Eight is Enough, and starred for three seasons on HBO's series OZ. Other guest starring television roles include Evergreen, Roses for the Rich, Without a Trace, Law & Order: SVU, and Pretty Little Liars.
Her many concert appearances include, in New York at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Café Carlyle, The Bottom Line, The Blue Note, Feinstein's, Town Hall; nationally at Chicago's Ravinia Festival, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Stamford Arts Center, The Royal Room at the Colony Hotel in Palm Beach, The Kennedy Center, among many others; and internationally at London's Donmar Warehouse, Brisbane Arts Festival; as well as concerts with the BBC Symphony, Utah Symphony, Ft. Worth Symphony, and the Seattle Symphony. Broadway at The Art House presents Broadway legend, and TV and film star, Betty Buckley on August 11th and 12th.