Betty Buckley Brings THE VIXENS OF BROADWAY to Feinstein's at the Nikko Tonight
Tony Award winning actress and singer Betty Buckley will be bringing her acclaimed show, "The Vixens of Broadway," to San Francisco's Feinstein's at the Nikko for 8 performances - tonight, December 5 - 15, 2013.
Highlighting songs written for the "other women" and second female lead characters of Broadway, "The Vixens of Broadway" features song selections from such hit shows as Chicago, Evita, Company, Oklahoma and Into the Woods. Buckley will also perform songs from Jerry Herman's Dear World in which she just starred in the London Premiere earlier this year.
Located within Hotel Nikko (222 Mason Street, San Francisco), Feinstein's at the Nikko presents a wide range of entertainers from stage and screen all within an intimate 140-seat cabaret setting. There is a $20 food and beverage minimum per person inside the showroom which guests can use towards cocktails as well as a variety of small plates crafted exclusively for Feinstein's at the Nikko by Executive Chef Philippe Striffeler, through Restaurant Anzu. Cheese and dessert platters will also be available in the showroom. Tickets for Betty Buckley range in price from $50-$80 and are available now by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketweb.com. The performance schedule for "The Vixens of Broadway" is as follows: Thursday, December 5 & 12 at 8 p.m., Friday, December 6 & 13 at 8 p.m., Saturday, December 7 and 14 at 7 p.m. and Sunday December 8 & 15 at 7 p.m.
Called "The Voice of Broadway," Buckley is one of theater's most respected and legendary leading ladies. She is an actress/singer whose career spans theater, film, television and concert halls around the world. She most recently was inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame for 2012.
Buckley won a Tony Award for her performance as Grizabella, the Glamour Cat, in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats. She received her second Tony Award nomination for Best Actress in a musical for her performance as Hesione in Triumph of Love, and an Olivier Award nomination for her critically acclaimed interpretation of Norma Desmond in the London production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Sunset Boulevard, which she repeated to more rave reviews on Broadway. Her other Broadway credits include 1776, Pippin, Song and Dance, The Mystery of Edwin Drood and Carrie. Off-Broadway credits include White's Lies, Lincoln Center's Elegies, the original NYSF production of Edwin Drood, The Eros Trilogy and Juno Swans. Regional credits include Gypsy, Threepenny Opera, Camino Real, Buffalo Gal and Arsenic and Old Lace. She starred in the London production of Dear World in 2013 and Promises, Promises.
She co-starred in M. Night Shyamalan's "The Happening" released in June 2008. Other films include her debut in Brian de Palma's screen version of Stephen King's "Carrie," Bruce Beresford's "Tender Mercies," Roman Polanski's "Frantic," Woody Allen's "Another Woman" and Lawrence Kasden's "Wyatt Earp." On television, Buckley appeared in "The Pacific" for HBO and on the Kennedy Center Honors in 2006 and 1983. She also starred for three seasons in the HBO series "Oz" and as Abby Bradford in the hit series "Eight is Enough." She has appeared as a guest star in numerous television series, miniseries and films for television including "Evergreen," "Roses for the Rich," the CBS series "Without a Trace," Law & Order: SVU" for NBC and ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars."
Buckley has recorded 15 CD's, among them "Bootleg: Boardmixes from the Road," "Quintessence," "Betty Buckley 1967" and the Grammy Nominated "Stars and the Moon, Betty Buckley Live at the Donmar." Her newest CD "Ah, Men! The Boys of Broadway" was released by Palmetto Records in August 2012. The CD "Ghostlight" - produced by T Bone Burnett - will be released in 2014 also on Palmetto Records. She received her second Grammy Nomination for the audio book "The Diaries of Adam and Eve."