AUDIO: Betty Buckley Talks THE VIXENS OF BROADWAY on HOUSTON MATTERS
Brilliant Lecture Series will bring Tony-winner Betty Buckley's "The Vixens of Broadway" to the Wortham Center's Cullen Theater on January 10th. Click below to listen to Buckley talk about the upcoming concert on local show "Houston Matters"!
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.
Info and ticketing can be found at brilliantlectures.org. Other events in the Brilliant Lecture Series include evenings with Robert Duvall and Diane Keaton. Follow the series on Twitter @BrilliantTX. For more about Buckley and the concert, click here.
"The Vixens of Broadway" debuted at Feinstein's at the Regency in October 2012. Buckley was awarded Best Female Celebrity Vocalist in BWW's Cabaret Awards last February. Buckley was inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame for 2013.
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.