I'm Getting My Act Together and Taking It On the Road

An aging pop singer auditions a new act for her manager and presents herself honestly...without makeup or costumes or showbiz tricks.

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019
Segerstrom Center for the Arts proudly presents Tony Award winner Betty Buckley October 17 a?" 19 at 7:30 p.m. in Samueli Theater. Following her star turn as Dolly Levi in the hit National Tour of Hello, Dolly! Buckley returns to the Center headlining the opening of the 2019-2020 Cabaret Series. Buckley is one of theater's most respected and legendary leading ladies with an award-winning career that has encompassed TV, film, stage and concert work around the globe. Accompanied by pianist and music director Christian Jacob, Buckley is joined by a quartet of musicians for three intimate evenings of cabaret which will include selections from her newest release Hope, and her acclaimed double album Story Songs, part of which was recorded at the Samueli Theater. Said Playbill, a?oeBuckley tears at the heart like few others can, offering stories in song that are not only entrancing, but wholly worth repeating.a??
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017
Trav'lin - The 1930s Harlem Musical comes home to New York City for an invite-only industry reading featuring Brenda Braxton, who starred in the sold-out debut production at the New York Musical Festival (NYMF) in 2010.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017
Written by former psychotherapist, Matthew Campling, the world premiere production of The Secondary Victim explores the growing world of blame culture within psychotherapy in private practice. Inspired by real life experiences and with insider insights into an increasing problem for the profession, this new production directed by Matthew Gould explores the vulnerability of counsellors in the age of accusation.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2019
Tony-Award winning Broadway, film and TV actress/singer Betty Buckley is fresh off her year long acclaimed run in the First National Tour of the new production of the Broadway Hit Hello, Dolly! She is preparing to kick off the 2019-2020 Cabaret Series at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts at the Samueli Theater October 17 a?' 19 in Costa Mesa.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017
Trav'lin - The 1930s Harlem Musical comes home to New York City for an invite-only industry reading featuring Brenda Braxton, who starred in the sold-out debut production at the New York Musical Festival (NYMF) in 2010.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2017
Chris Isaacson Presents and the City of Los Angeles have announced the fifth annual Broadway Under the Stars event, a one-night-only concert starring (in alphabetical order) Carole J. Bufford, David Burnham, and Chris Mann, with additional performers still to be announced.
by David Green - Oct 28, 2017
The McCallum Theatre presents Vikki Carr, with Mariachi Campagna, on Friday, December 1, at 8:00pm. Vikki Carr has captivated audiences nationally and abroad for over 50 years. Her illustrious career has garnered four Grammy Awards and she has released over 60 best selling recordings. She has performed for the Queen of England, five U.S. Presidents, soldiers in Vietnam, and sold out audiences around the world. She has worked in radio, television, film and theater. Her music embraces multiple languages, and she was among the first artists to bridge the cultures of the United States and Latin America, paving the way for many performers today.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017
Tony Award-winning Broadway legend Betty Buckley will debut at the Wall Street Theater (71 Wall Street; Norwalk, CT 06850) with her acclaimed concert Story Songs on Saturday, November 4 at 7:30 PM.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017
The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, has announced a line-up of Broadway performers who will honor legendary musical theatre writing team Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt (The Fantasticks, I Do, I Do!, 110 in the Shade, Celebration) with the 2017 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre at the 26th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala set for Monday evening, December 4, 2017 at The Asia Society (725 Park Avenue).
by Brady Schwind - Oct 25, 2019
The talented singer-songwriter-comedian Julian Velard takes on toddlers and piano karaoke in his latest look at life in the Generation X fast lane, WHAT AM I DOING HERE?
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017
The Old Globe today announced the additional productions in its 2018 Summer Season, including the classic Neil Simon comedy Barefoot in the Park directed by Jessica Stone (Ken Ludwig's Robin Hood!, Arms and the Man, and Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike at the Globe), which will run July 28 - August 26, 2018. The Summer Shakespeare Festival lineup will include The Tempest, running June 17 - July 22, 2018, and Much Ado About Nothing, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall (the Globe's Love's Labor's Lost), running August 12 - September 16.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2019
Jason Robert Brown has revealed his next guest joining him in residency at SubCulture and it is none other than Tony winner herself, Betty Buckley. Buckley is set for three appearances, November 23rd, 24th and 25th. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017
Tony Award-winning Broadway legend Betty Buckley will return to Joe's Pub at The Public with Story Songs #2 - a new collection of music - on the heels of her nationally-acclaimed album, Story Songs, from tonight, October 12, through October 15.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2017
Tony Award-winning Broadway legend Betty Buckley debuts at the Wall Street Theater (71 Wall Street; Norwalk, CT 06850) with her acclaimed concert Story Songs tonight, November 4, at 7:30 PM.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017
The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, has added Samantha Bruce (The Fantasticks), Ava Della Pietra (School of Rock), Julian Fleisher (February House), Randy Harrison (Cabaret), Samantha Massell (Fiddler on the Roof), Randy Rainbow (Viral Video Sensation), Lee Roy Reams (42nd Street), Ben Rimalower (Bad with Money), the HOT singing string quartet Well-Strung, and The Manhattan School of Music Musical Theatre Ensemble (Judith Clurman, Director) to the line-up of Broadway performers who will honor legendary musical theatre writing team Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt (The Fantasticks, I Do! I Do!, 110 in the Shade, Celebration) with the 2017 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre at the 26th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala on Monday evening, December 4, 2017 at The Asia Society (725 Park Avenue).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017
Written by former psychotherapist, Matthew Campling, the world premiere production of The Secondary Victim explores the growing world of blame culture within psychotherapy in private practice. Inspired by real life experiences and with insider insights into an increasing problem for the profession, this new production directed by Matthew Gould explores the vulnerability of counsellors in the age of accusation. The official press night will be on Wednesday 15th November at 7pm.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
Continuing the celebration of its 50th Anniversary year, The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and rediscovery of musical gems from the past, will present a concert performance of Still Getting My Act Together, a sequel to the Off-Broadway hit musical I'm Getting My Act Together and Taking it On the Road, with book & lyrics by Gretchen Cryer and music by Nancy Ford.
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018
Final casting is announced for musical drama San Domino by Tim Anfilogoff and Alan Whittaker, based on Mussolini's infamous persecution of homosexuals.
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017
Following productions at Houston's Ensemble Theatre and Fort Worth's Jubilee Theatre, and development in New York City and Washington, D.C., including a sold-out run at the New York Musical Festival (NYMF), Trav'lin - The 1930s Harlem Musical receives its Connecticut Premiere at Waterbury's Seven Angels Theatre, beginning Thursday, May 11, 2017. Opening Night is Saturday, May 13, and the show runs through Sunday, June 11, 2017.
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018
On Friday, June 1, (5:30pm EST) BroadwayWorld's Steve Schonberg is getting up close and personal with Broadway legend Betty Buckley! Don't forget to tune in to our official Facebook page to submit your questions live or send us questions in advance on Twitter @BroadwayWorld with #AskBettyBWW.
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018
San Domino is the story of a group of men sentenced to five years confinement for degeneracy on the island fortress of San Domino, with actor-musicians conjuring up an intimate tragi-comic world of love, loss and the struggle just to survive. 
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018
ANNE OF GREEN GABLES Opens Weston's Second Stage for the Summer Season!
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017
Feinstein's/54 Below is pleased to announce complete casting for their concert presentation of the short-lived musical Shelter. Joining the previously announced two-time Emmy Award-winner Jon Cryer (Two and a Half Men) are Sally Ann Triplett (The Last Ship, Finding Neverland) as Maud, Alyse Alan Louis (Amelie, Disaster) as Wednesday November, Jeff Kready (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, Billy Elliot, Sunday in the Park With George) as Arthur,  Lynne Halliday (Baby, I'm Still Getting My Act Together..., Inventing Mary Martin) as Gloria and Scott Clare as The Voice. The Tuesday, June 27th, 7:00pm and 9:30pm concerts will celebrate Nancy Ford's beautiful score and Gretchen Cryer's fascinating and timely book. 
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017
On the heels of a thrilling performance by Phantom star DAVIS GAINES, the 2017 Janet and Mark L. Goldenson Broadway Concert Series at Rubicon Theatre Company continues with a concert starring Emmy Award-winner and multiple-Tony nominee NANCY DUSSAULT in MY LIFE…UPON THE WICKED STAGE. Perhaps best known to audiences as the first host of "Good Morning America," and for her co-starring role on TV on "Too Close for Comfort," Dussault's remarkable career began on the stage. Her concert includes anecdotes about Dussault's remarkable career and songs by many of her favorite composers, such as Richard Rodgers, Jule Styne, Burton Lane and Stephen Sondheim. Dussault's extraordinary musicality and comedic storytelling infuse new meaning into beloved classics such as "Getting Married Today," "Look to the Rainbow," "Old Friend" and her iconic "Make Someone Happy." Nancy is joined by Musical Director Christopher Marlowe and Director Valentine Mayer. NANCY DUSSAULT: MY LIFE…UPON THE WICKED STAGE comes to Ventura for three-performances-only: Saturday, May 20 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sunday, May 21 at 2 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2018
What good is sitting alone in your room this week? If you don't already have plans to see a Broadway show, come out to see your favorite Broadway stars in a cabaret act instead. Highlights this week include:
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017
The Connecticut premiere of Trav'lin - The 1930s Harlem Musical opens this weekend at Waterbury's Seven Angels Theatre, following productions at Houston's Ensemble Theatre and Fort Worth's Jubilee Theatre, and development in Washington, D.C. and New York City, including a sold-out run at the New York Musical Festival (NYMF).  Performances being Thursday, May 11, Official Opening is Saturday, May 13, and the show runs through Sunday, June 11, 2017.
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017
Feinstein's/54 Below has announced additional casting for their concert presentation of the short-lived musical Shelter. Sally Ann Triplett (The Last Ship, Finding Neverland) and Jeff Kready (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, Billy Elliot, Sunday in the Park With George) will join previously announced two-time Emmy Award-winner Jon Cryer (Two and a Half Men).
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2018
They're all ripe for action as 12 mega-talented finalists vie for the top prize, and the chance to be this year's top tomato, at the 5th Annual "Tomatoes Got Talent" singers contest celebrating the talents of women-over-40 who are currently not working pros.  The juried affair, which takes place at The Triad Theatre, 158 West 72nd Street, on Monday April 9 at 7pm, is hosted by Randie Levine-Miller, who co-produces with Cheryl Benton, the founder and publisher of Thethreetomatoes.com, which sponsors the event.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018
Final casting is announced for musical drama San Domino by Tim Anfilogoff and Alan Whittaker, based on Mussolini's infamous persecution of homosexuals.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017
A new concert presentation of the short-lived musical Shelter is set for Feinstein's/54 Below tonight, June 27th, a 7 and 9:30 p.m.  Sally Ann Triplett (The Last Ship, Finding Neverland) and Jeff Kready (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, Billy Elliot, Sunday in the Park With George) will join previously announced two-time Emmy Award-winner Jon Cryer (Two and a Half Men).
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018
Anne of Green Gables opens Weston's Second Stage for the summer season! Weston Playhouse Theatre's Young Company of talented undergrads brings L.M. Montgomery's timeless classic, Anne of Green Gables, to life. Get a first look at the show in the photos below!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2018
Today, June 1, (5:30pm EST) BroadwayWorld's Steve Schonberg is getting up close and personal with Broadway legend Betty Buckley! Don't forget to tune in to our official Facebook page to submit your questions live or send us questions in advance on Twitter @BroadwayWorld with #AskBettyBWW.
by Stage Tube - Jul 27, 2019
During the Dallas tour stop of Hello, Dolly!, Betty Buckley sat down with the Fort Worth Star-Telegram for an interview. Hear the Broadway legend talk about the current political climate.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017
Tony Award-winning Broadway legend Betty Buckley will return to Joe's Pub at The Public with Story Songs #2 - a new collection of music - on the heels of her nationally-acclaimed album, Story Songs, from October 12-15. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2019
Producer Colin Ingram (Ghost - The Musical) and the creators of the film Back To The Future, Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale, have announced the casting of 'George McFly', 'Lorraine Baines' and 'Goldie Wilson' in the world premiere of BACK TO THE FUTURE The Musical, which will open at the Manchester Opera House on 20 February 2020 for a strictly limited 12-week season, finishing on 17 May, prior to transferring to the West End. Hugh Coles will play 'George', Rosanna Hyland 'Lorraine' and Cedric Neal 'Goldie'. They will be joining the previously announced Olly Dobson as 'Marty McFly'.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018
The Kleban Foundation just announced the recipients of the 28th Annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre. Adjudication in the 2018 Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist category resulted in a tiebetween Alan Schmuckler and Amanda Yesnowitz, andthe 2018 Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre librettist has been awarded to Christian Duhamel. The 2018 prizes will be presented on Monday, February 5, 2018, in a private ceremony (by invitation only) hosted by ASCAP and BMI at ASCAP.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2018
Based on Mussolini's famous persecution of homosexuals, musical drama San Domino by Tim Anfilogoff and Alan Whittaker tells the story of a group of men sentenced to five years confinement for degeneracy on an island fortress of San Domino.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020
The Kleban Foundation celebrates the 30th anniversary of the annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre with the announcement of the 2020 prize winners.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2018
The KeyBank Broadway Series 2018-2019 season will begin with the premiere of the first national tour of the Tony Award-winning musical revival of HELLO, DOLLY! starring Tony Award-winning Broadway legend Betty Buckley in the title role.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 10, 2018
The Kleban Foundation just presented the 28th Annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre. Adjudication in the 2018 Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist category resulted in a tie between Alan Schmuckler and Amanda Yesnowitz, and the 2018 Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre librettist has been awarded to Christian Duhamel.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2017
Page Six has just shared that stage legend Betty Buckley is leaving her Texas home in favor of a return to New York City. The actress currently lives on a 35-acre ranch with a slew of dogs, cats, horses, and one parrot.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017
The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, will honor legendary musical theatre writing team Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt (The Fantasticks, I Do! I Do!, 110 in the Shade, Celebration) with the 2017 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre at the 26th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala on Monday evening, December 4, 2017 at The Asia Society (725 Park Avenue).
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2019
Robert ('Bob') Ullman (left), the legendary theatre press agent, whose career included Ethel Merman and Mary Martin: Together on Broadway, A Chorus Line (from workshop to Public Theater to Broadway), Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne in The Visit, Lauren Bacall in Cactus Flower, The Dining Room, Driving Miss Daisy, Sunday in the Park with George, and over 150 additional Broadway and off-Broadway plays and musicals, died on July 31, 2019 in Bayshore, Long Island, New York. He was 97. The cause of death was cardiac arrest. Bob's death was announced by Rev. Joshua Ellis, a long-time Ullman friend, a former Broadway press agent, and now, an Interspiritual minister.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017
Chris Isaacson Presents and the City of Los Angeles have announced the fifth annual Broadway Under the Stars event, a one-night-only concert starring (in alphabetical order) Carole J. Bufford, David Burnham, and Chris Mann, with additional performers still to be announced.
by Behind the Curtain - Aug 12, 2019
She is one half of the first female songwriting team to hit Broadway and one of the most important figures in the American Musical Theater of the 1970s. Along with composer Nancy Ford, the wonderful Gretchen Cryer has given the world such musicals as Now Is The Time For All Good Men...., Shelter, and I'm Getting My Act Together And Taking It On The Road, as well as appearing in the original Broadway companies of Little Me, 110 In The Shade, and 1776.
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Apr 9, 2019
The York Theatre Company recently presented its one-night only concert version of the newly re-imagined version of the beloved Broadway hit musical I Do! I Do!, with book and lyrics by Tom Jones and music by Harvey Schmidt, based on the play The Fourposter by Jan De Hartog. York Theatre favorite David Glenn Armstrong (Roadside, Happy Hunting) directed with music direction by David Hancock Turner (York's Desperate Measures).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2018
THE GREEN ROOM 42 - Broadway's newest intimate concert venue - will present the debut of Broadway's Jennifer Sanchez on Thursday, May 17 at 7:00 PM. "Gin and Jazz" is her evening of new jazz arrangements from shows she has performed in on Broadway, including new takes on music from West Side Story, Sunday in the Park with George, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, and a set of Jennifer's original music. The show also featuring Mike Hunter on violin and Marianna Ramirez on percussion. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017
Jermyn Street Theatre in collaboration with Upstart presents the UK premiere of MAXIM GORKY'S THE LAST ONES, translated by CATHY PORTER and directed by ANTHONY BIGGS.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018
The 5th Annual 'Tomatoes Got Talent' Contest celebrating the talents of women-over-40 who are currently not working pros took place on Monday, April 9 at The Triad. It was hosted by Randie Levine-Miller, who co-produced with Cheryl Benton, the founder and publisher of Thethreetomatoes.com, which sponsors the event. Jimmy Horan music directed what became a real musical happening!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2018
The 5th Annual 'Tomatoes Got Talent' Contest celebrating the talents of women-over-40 who are currently not working pros took place on Monday, April 9 at The Triad.  It was hosted by Randie Levine-Miller, who co-produced with Cheryl Benton, the founder and publisher of Thethreetomatoes.com, which sponsors the event. Jimmy Horan music directed what became a real musical happening!
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