Betty Buckley "Broadway By Request"
Thursday, Feb 12, 2009: 8:30PM
Friday, Feb 13, 2009: 8:00PM 10:30PM
Saturday, Feb 14, 2009: 8:00PM 10:30PM
Tuesday, Feb 17, 2009: 8:30PM
Wednesday, Feb 18, 2009: 8:30PM
Thursday, Feb 19, 2009: 8:30PM
Friday, Feb 20, 2009: 8:00PM 10:30PM
Saturday, Feb 21, 2009: 8:00PM 10:30PM
Tuesday, Feb 24, 2009: 8:30PM
Wednesday, Feb 25, 2009: 8:30PM
Thursday, Feb 26, 2009: 8:30PM
Friday, Feb 27, 2009: 8:00PM 10:30PM
Saturday, Feb 28, 2009: 8:00PM 10:30PM
Tuesday, Mar 03, 2009: 8:30PM
Wednesday, Mar 04, 2009: 8:30PM
Thursday, Mar 05, 2009: 8:30PM
Friday, Mar 06, 2009: 8:00PM 10:30PM
Saturday, Mar 07, 2009: 8:00PM 10:30PM
FEINSTEINS AT LOEWS REGENCY, the nightclub proclaimed Best of New York by New York Magazine, and an invaluable New York institution by The New York Post, continues its 10th Anniversary season with the return engagement of Tony Award winning singer and actress BETTY BUCKLEY. In an exclusive four week run of the new show Broadway By Request Ms. Buckley will perform selections picked by the audience from her illustrious Broadway career in landmark musicals such as Cats, Sunset Boulevard, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Song And Dance and more. This unique evening of music, which will be different every night, will offer rare video footage and occasional special guests. Broadway By Request featuring Seth Rudetsky and directed by Richard Jay-Alexander runs from February 10 to March 7 at the Regency Hotel (540 Park Avenue at 61st Street).
The idea of Broadway By Request was born at Feinsteins almost a year ago, during Buckleys last engagement, says Jay-Alexander. During the run, the idea of doing something special for the late shows came up, and how the audiences had been expressing their desire for an all-Broadway program. So, we tried it and people came. Last summer, under the guidance of Jay-Alexander who has helped create shows for Barbra Streisand, Bernadette Peters, Bette Midler among many others the concept of Broadway By Request continued, with an invitation to Ms. Buckley by the Irving Arts Centers Dupree Theater Lyric Stage in her native Texas.
BETTY BUCKLEY won a Tony Award for her performance as Grizabella in Andrew Lloyd Webbers Cats, a Tony Award nomination for her performance as Hesione in Triumph of Love, and an Olivier nomination for her interpretation of Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard. Her latest CD, Quintessence, is a tribute to Buckleys eighteen year working relationship with jazz great Kenny Werner. This album is the pairs ninth album together and is a perfect bookend to the recently released Betty Buckley 1967.
Ms. Buckley added to her critically acclaimed work the role of Mama Rose in the great American musical Gypsy for the renowned Papermill Playhouse. Her other Broadway credits include Lloyd Webbers Song and Dance and the role of Margaret White in the cult musical Carrie, for which she was nominated as Best Actress in a Musical by the Outer Critics Circle. She made her Broadway debut creating the role of Martha Jefferson in the musical 1776, then performed the roles of Catherine in Bob Fosses Pippin and Edwin Drood in the New York Shakespeare Festivals The Mystery of Edwin Drood. In London she starred as Fran Kubelik in Promises, Promises, for which she received a nomination from The Evening Standard for Best Actress in a Musical.
She also starred Off-Broadway in A.R. Gurneys new play, Buffalo Gal, Nicky Silvers The Eros Trilogy and Second Stages Junos Swans. She has performed the role of Pirate Jenny in Three Penny Opera and starred as Marguerite Gautier in Tennessee Williams Camino Real.
Her film appearances include her debut in Brian de Palmas screen version of Stephen Kings Carrie, Bruce Beresfords Tender Mercies, Roman Polanskis Frantic, Wood Allens Another Woman, and Lawrence Kasdens Wyatt Earp. On television, she recently finished the film Vinegar Hill for CBS. For three seasons she played the role of Suzanne Fitzgerald in the HBO Cable series Oz. She was featured on the Fox series The Jury, the USA Network series Monk and starred for four seasons as Abby Bradford in the hit series Eight is Enough. Buckley had starring roles in the mini-series Roses for the Rich and Evergreen.
Ms. Buckleys CD Stars and the Moon: Live at the Donmar, released by Concord Records, received a Grammy Award nomination. She received two Emmy Award nominations for the After-School Specials Bobby and Sarah and Taking a Stand. She hosted the PBS special The Women of Tin Pan Alley and starred in the American Movie Classics Emmy Award-winning series Remember WENN. The Bravo network has aired a documentary about her life entitled Betty Buckley In Concert and In Person. She recently starred in the M. Night Shyamalan film The Happening.