Betty Buckley: "Ah Men! The Boys of Broadway"
FEINSTEIN'S 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 star-studded Fall 2011 season with the return engagement of Tony Award winning singer and actress BETTY BUCKLEY. In an exclusive four week run of the new show "Ah Men! The Boys of Broadway, Buckley will perform men's songs from Broadway shows that she has always wanted to sing, including numbers from Sweeney Todd, West Side Story, Guys and Dolls, On A Clear Day You Can See Forever, Pippin, Mame and La Cage Aux Folles. She will be joined by Christian Jacob on piano, Peter Barshay on bass and Anthony Pinciotti on drums. The show will run October 4 to 29 at Feinsteins at Loews Regency (540 Park Avenue at 61st Street).
BETTY 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 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 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 and Buffalo Gal. She starred in the London production of Promises, Promises.
Ms. Buckley has recorded twelve of her own CDs, her latest being Bootleg: Board Mixes from the Road. Her previous album, Quintessence, featuring her ensemble led by jazz great Kenny Werner (Buckley and Werners ninth album together), was the perfect bookend to Betty Buckley 1967. Both CDs were released by Playbill Records/SonyBMG. She received her first Grammy Award nomination for Stars And The Moon: Betty Buckley Live At The Donmar, and her second Grammy Award nomination for the audio book The Diaries Of Adam and Eve.
She appeared in the HBO mini-series The Pacific produced by Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks in 2010. Her other television credits include the 2006 "Kennedy Center Honors." She has also starred for three seasons in the HBO series "Oz" and as Abby Bradford in the hit series "Eight Is Enough." She has appeared as a guest star in numerous television series, miniseries and films for television including "Evergreen," "Roses For The Rich," the CBS series "Without A Trace" and "Law & Order: SVU" for NBC. She co-starred in M. Night Shyamalan's film The Happening released in 2008. Other films include her debut in Brian de Palma's screen version of Stephen King's Carrie, Bruce Beresford's Tender Mercies, Roman Polanski's Frantic, Woody Allen's Another Woman and Lawrence Kasden's Wyatt Earp.