Bernadette Peters Opens Segerstrom Center's 201314 Cabaret Series Tonight
The incomparable Bernadette Peters will make her Segerstrom Center Cabaret Series debut tonight, October 11 at 8 p.m., performing an evening of beloved Broadway songs, including selections by Rodgers & Hammerstein, Stephen Sondheim and many more. Throughout her illustrious career, the award-winning star has dazzled audiences and critics with her array of memorable performances. For this glorious evening, Peters will be joined by a full orchestra in the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. The Los Angeles Times states, "There are singers and there are actresses; there are entertainers and there are stars. And then, there is Bernadette Peters."
Tickets for Bernadette Peters start at $49. Tickets will be available online at SCFTA.org, at the Box Office at 600 Town Center Drive in Costa Mesa or by calling (714) 556-2787. For inquiries about group ticket savings for 10 or more, call the Group Services office at (714) 755-0236. The TTY number is (714) 556-2746.
Segerstrom Center for the Arts applauds special underwriting support from Steve and Herma Brenneis. Orange Coast Magazine is the Print Media Partner of the Cabaret Series.
Throughout her illustrious career, Bernadette Peters has dazzled audiences and critics with her performances on stage and television, in concert, and on recordings. One of Broadway's most critically acclaimed performers, Bernadette has won numerous accolades including three Tony Awards, a Golden Globe, two Grammy Awards, three Emmy nominations and has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. She just recently had a recurring role on NBC-TV's series SMASH and appeared on Broadway in Stephen Sondheim's Follies and A Little Night Music.
Peters received both the Tony Award and Drama Desk Award for her performance in the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical, Song and Dance. She earned her second Tony Award for her performance in Annie Get Your Gun. She also received Tony nominations for her memorable performances as Momma Rose, in Sam Mendes' critically-acclaimed revival of Gypsy, for The Goodbye Girl, Stephen Sondheim's Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Sunday in the Park with George, the Jerry Herman/Gower Champion ode to the movies, Mack and Mabel and the Leonard Bernstein/Comden and Green musical On The Town. In addition to these honors, Peters earned a Drama Desk nomination for her memorable portrayal of the Witch in Stephen Sondheim's Into the Woods.
While Peters is best known for her work in the theatre, her career also boasts an impressive list of television credits including, guest starring roles on ABC-TV's Grey's Anatomy and Ugly Betty in addition to starring in Lifetime TV's Living Proof. Peters has lit up the silver screen in 17 films throughout her distinguished career. She received a Golden Globe Award for her memorable performance in Pennies From Heaven. Among her film credits are: The Jerk, The Longest Yard, Silent Movie, Annie, Pink Cadillac, Slaves of New York, Woody Allen's Alice, Impromptu, It Runs in the Family, and the soon to be released independent film, Coming Up Roses.
Peters has recorded six solo albums; including the Grammy nominated Bernadette Peters Loves Rodgers & Hammerstein, Sondheim, Etc: Bernadette Peters Live at Carnegie Hall and I'll Be Your Baby Tonight, in addition to numerous original Broadway cast recordings.
Peters devotes her time and talents to numerous events that benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Her "pet project" Broadway Barks!, co-founded with Mary Tyler Moore, is an annual, star-studded dog and cat adoption event that benefits shelter animals throughout the New York City area.