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Bernadette Peters News

Date Of Birth:
February 28, 1948 (67)
Birth Place:
Ozone Park, NY, USA
Gender:
Female
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@OfficialBPeters - 2/24/15 10:32pm I found this picture of me and my dog Kramer. Look at that smile! My boy !! http://t.co/wYyHb1npMD


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STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 2/28/15- Bernadette PetersSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 2/28/15- Bernadette Peters
by Stage Tube - Feb 28, 2015

Happy Birthday, Bernadette Peters! Over the course of a career that has spanned five decades, she has starred in musical theatre, films and television, as well as performing in solo concerts and recordings. She is one of the most critically acclaimed Broadway performers, having received nominations for seven Tony Awards, winning two (plus an honorary award), and nine Drama Desk Awards, winning three. Four of the Broadway cast albums on which she has starred have won Grammy Awards. Regarded by many as the foremost interpreter of the works of Stephen Sondheim, Peters is particularly noted for her roles on the Broadway stage, including in the musicals Mack and Mabel, Sunday in the Park with George, Song and Dance, Into the Woods, Annie Get Your Gun and Gypsy. (more...)

Mimi Bessette, Jesse Lenat & More to Lead DUCK COMMANDER MUSICAL in Las Vegas; Full Cast Set!Mimi Bessette, Jesse Lenat & More to Lead DUCK COMMANDER MUSICAL in Las Vegas; Full Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

After a nationwide search, full casting for the highly anticipated production, DUCK COMMANDER MUSICAL, is now available. Based on the best-selling book The Duck Commander Family by Willie and Korie Robertson, preview performances for DUCK COMMANDER MUSICAL will begin April 8. The production will make its world premiere at the Crown Theater inside Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino on April 15. The talented cast features Broadway veterans and Las Vegas locals who will join the company in celebration of the Robertson family's rags-to- riches story. (more...)

Box Office for West End's KINKY BOOTS Opens Next WeekBox Office for West End's KINKY BOOTS Opens Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

Tickets for the UK premiere of Kinky Boots, Broadway's huge-hearted, high-heeled hit, will go on sale from Monday 2 March 2015, and will open at London's Adelphi Theatre on 15 September 2015, with previews from 21 August. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 2/25/15- A LITTLE NIGHT MUSICSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 2/25/15- A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC
by Stage Tube - Feb 25, 2015

Today in 1973, A Little Night Music opened at the Shubert Theatre, where it ran for 601 performances. A Little Night Music is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Hugh Wheeler. Inspired by the Ingmar Bergman film Smiles of a Summer Night, it involves the romantic lives of several couples. Since its original 1973 Broadway production, the musical has enjoyed professional productions in the West End, by opera companies, in a 2009 Broadway revival, and elsewhere, and it is a popular choice for regional groups. It was adapted for film in 1977, with Harold Prince directing and Elizabeth Taylor, Len Cariou, Lesley-Anne Down and Diana Rigg starring. (more...)

Well-Strung Bringing POPSSICAL to 54 Below, 3/27Well-Strung Bringing POPSSICAL to 54 Below, 3/27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

Now in the midst of their second international concert tour, Well-Strung, The Singing String Quartet, will return to New York's 54 Below with their latest production, 'POPssical' on Friday, March 27 at 9:30 PM for one show only. The group had also recently been featured at the club last October in Tony-winner Joanna Gleason's critically acclaimed new show. Please visit 54 Below's ticket page for more information. (more...)

Well-Strung Returning to Cafe Istanbul, 3/18Well-Strung Returning to Cafe Istanbul, 3/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2015

?Now in the midst of their second international concert tour, Well-Strung, The Singing String Quartet, will return to New Orleans with their latest production, “POPssical” at Cafe Istanbul on March 18 at 8:00 PM for one show only. (more...)

Winter Park Playhouse's 2015-16 Season to Feature DAMES AT SEA, THE FANTASTICKS & MoreWinter Park Playhouse's 2015-16 Season to Feature DAMES AT SEA, THE FANTASTICKS & More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2015

Individual tickets and series subscriptions for new subscribers go on sale to the general public April 15! Ticket prices remain unbelievably affordable. A full five show series for matinees begin at $135 per person. Senior citizen evening five show series runs $165 and adult evening ticket are only $175 for five shows! Add the summer show for just a few dollars more! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 2/19/2015 - ONE DAY, THE NOMAD and More!WAKE UP with BWW 2/19/2015 - ONE DAY, THE NOMAD and More!
by Jessica Showers - Feb 19, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: ONE DAY opens tonight, Tony winner Elizabeth Swados' THE NOMAD begins at the Flea and more! (more...)

BWW Profile: Meryl Streep Oscar Nominated Star of Stage and ScreenBWW Profile: Meryl Streep Oscar Nominated Star of Stage and Screen
by Courtney Henley - Feb 19, 2015

It's simple: if you don't know Meryl Streep, you've been living under a rock for the past 30 years or so. She's dominated the Academy Awards since the early 1980s, earning a whopping 19 Oscar nominations for roles as varied as the colors of the rainbow. She's only won three of those coveted golden statues thus far (slacker), but fans are hoping that this year, she'll take home number four. (more...)

Kate Baldwin, Victoria Paterson and Georgia Stitt to Reunite in 'ALPHABET CITY CYCLE' at SubCulture Next MonthKate Baldwin, Victoria Paterson and Georgia Stitt to Reunite in 'ALPHABET CITY CYCLE' at SubCulture Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2015

On March 9th at 8 pm at SubCulture soprano Kate Baldwin, violinist Victoria Paterson and composer Georgia Stitt will reunite to perform "Alphabet City Cycle." Originally recorded in 2009, the song cycle with lyrics by Marcy Heisler consists of five songs about women alone in New York City. (more...)

Cast Announced for New Schwartz & Almond Musical IOWA at Playwrights HorizonsCast Announced for New Schwartz & Almond Musical IOWA at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2015

Playwrights Horizons has announced casting for IOWA, the world premiere of a new musical play written by Susan Smith Blackburn Prize finalist Jenny Schwartz (God's Ear, Somewhere Fun), music by Todd Almond (Stage Kiss at PH, Kansas City Choir Boy, The Tempest, On the Levee) and lyrics by Mr. Almond and Ms. Schwartz. Directed by two-time Obie Award winner Ken Rus Schmoll (Red Dog Howls, Middletown, What Once We Felt; next season's just-announced Antlia Pneumatica by Anne Washburn at PH), the musical play will be the fifth production of the theater company's 2014/2015 Season. (more...)

Not So Happy Valentine's Day? Broadway's Most Anti-Love SongsNot So Happy Valentine's Day? Broadway's Most Anti-Love Songs
by BWW Special Coverage - Feb 14, 2015

Happy Valentine's Day! Oh, it's not a happy Valentine's Day for you? Well, I'm sorry, but as you are probably all to aware of then, misery loves COMPANY; and yes, I am talking about the revolutionary 1970 Sondheim musical. Like all things, the lonliness, anger, and depression that is sometimes associated with being alone on this most Hallmark of holiudays is always made better by show tunes. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: What's the Most Romantic Broadway Love Song Ever? 1000+ Stars Tell Us!BWW Exclusive: What's the Most Romantic Broadway Love Song Ever? 1000+ Stars Tell Us!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2015

From Tyne Daly to Lena Hall to Deborah Cox to Kristin Chenoweth to Jason Robert Brown to Barbra Streisand to Michael Crawford to Anna Chlumsky, Raul Esparza, Alan Menken, Bernadette Peters, Laura Osnes, Victoria Clark, GLEE and Everything in Between - It's the BroadwayWorld.com 2015 Valentine's Day Special - It's the Biggest Ever! This year's entries feature John Cameron Mitchell, Jessie Mueller, Jeremy Jordan, Kelli O'Hara, Peter Gallagher, Kate Baldwin, Alex Sharp, Judy Kuhn, James Monroe Iglehart, Joshua Henry, Rob McClure, Brynn O'Malley and MANY more! (more...)

THE STEPHEN SONDHEIM COLLECTION DVD Box Set Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 4/14THE STEPHEN SONDHEIM COLLECTION DVD Box Set Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 4/14
by Pat Cerasaro - Feb 10, 2015

Bring home 6 Sondheim classics in a new DVD box set! (more...)

Jason Alexander, Pink Martini, Lea Salonga and More Set for Cincinnati Pops' 2015-16 SeasonJason Alexander, Pink Martini, Lea Salonga and More Set for Cincinnati Pops' 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2015

?The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra and Conductor John Morris Russell are delighted to announce the Pops' 2015-2016 season at Cincinnati Music Hall, the fifth under the direction of Mr. Russell. The season, presented by PNC along with the Pops Artist Series Sponsor, The Otto M. Budig Family Foundation, features exciting guest artist debuts, alongside the return of the best genres and artists that have built the Pops into an American icon. (more...)

Hunter Foster Will Return to Bucks County Playhouse to Direct NATIONAL PASTIME & COMPANY; Full Season Announced!Hunter Foster Will Return to Bucks County Playhouse to Direct NATIONAL PASTIME & COMPANY; Full Season Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2015

Three musicals and two plays - along with the return of the 2nd OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN FESTIVAL for lyricists - will comprise the historic BUCKS COUNTY PLAYHOUSE's 76th anniversary season in New Hope, Pa. starting in April, it has been announced by the Playhouse's producing team of Tony Award-winning producers, Alexander Fraser, Robyn Goodman, Stephen Kocis and Josh Fiedler. (more...)

Tony Winner Bernadette Peters to Perform with the Houston Symphony Next MonthTony Winner Bernadette Peters to Perform with the Houston Symphony Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

Tony Award-winning actress and singer Bernadette Peters, known for her decades-long career on the Broadway and television stage, will make her Houston Symphony debut on Friday, February 13, at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Tony Winner Joel Grey Opens Up On His Sexuality: 'I'm a Gay Man'Tony Winner Joel Grey Opens Up On His Sexuality: 'I'm a Gay Man'
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 28, 2015

Legendary star of stage and screen, Joel Grey talks about his sexuality for the first time in the latest issue of PEOPLE. (more...)

Jim Dale Hosts Tonight's 2015 Theater Hall of Fame Gala, Honoring Susan Stroman, F. Murray Abraham and MoreJim Dale Hosts Tonight's 2015 Theater Hall of Fame Gala, Honoring Susan Stroman, F. Murray Abraham and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

The 44th annual Theater Hall of Fame gala and induction ceremony will be held tonight, January 26, at the Gershwin Theater, honoring director/choreographer Susan Stroman, actors F. Murray Abraham, Alvin Epstein and Blythe Danner, former theatre critic Frank Rich, chairman of the Shubert Organization Philip J. Smith, playwright Alfred Uhry and director Marshall W. Mason. (more...)

BWW Feature: Sondheim's Most Hummable SongsBWW Feature: Sondheim's Most Hummable Songs
by Matt Tamanini - Jan 25, 2015

After seeing the new INTO THE WOODS movie twice over the holidays, I posted on Twitter about how two of the songs had stuck with me. After a tweet conversation, my BWW colleague Jeff Walker and I decided to put our heads together to try and come up with a list of Sondheim's most hummable tunes. Despite not discussing it beforehand, Jeff ended up picking songs from the 1960s and 70s, and I filled in the gaps with numbers from the 80s and 90s. (more...)

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