Betty Buckley to Appear in Exclusive Concert Event at The Gateway Playhouse on August 17th, 2015
July 10, 2015
LONG ISLAND, NY – The Gateway in Bellport, Long Island is proud to announce that Ms. Betty Buckley will appear in an exclusive one-night only concert event at The Gateway Playhouse on August 17th, 2015. Buckley will perform featuring Christian Jacob, songs from her new CD Ghostlight produced by T Bone Burnett and other songs from the great American Songbook.
Star of stage and screen, Ms. Betty Buckley won a Tony award for her role as the Glamour Cat Grizabella in Andrew Lloyd Weber’s CATS (1983). She was also nominated for an Olivier Award-for her performance as the deluded, silent-screen star Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard. She has countless additional stage credits.
A recording artist of 16 solo albums, Betty has two Grammy awards nominations. She has also graced the silver screen in Carrie (1976) as the gym teacher Ms. Collins, in Wyatt Earp (1999) as Virginia Earp, and in Roman Polanski’s Frantic (1988). She has sparkled on the small screen in Eight Is Enough (1977-1981), Bobby and Sarah (1984), Taking a Stand (1989), OZ (2001-2003), and Pretty Little Liars (2012).
In an award-winning career that has encompassed TV, film, stage and concert work around the globe, Betty Buckley is probably best known as the quintessential musical theatre actress dubbed “The Voice of Broadway”. Photo credit: The Performing Arts Center of Suffolk County.
Betty Buckley has been inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame and holds two honorary doctorates in fine arts for her contribution to the theater community.
Three tiers of ticket prices will be available including a premium seat which includes a VIP reception and meet and greet with the artist. For more information on Betty Buckley’s concert at the Gateway, please contact Scot Allan, Director of Development and PR at 631-286-7027. Tickets can be purchased by calling 631-286-1133 or at www.GatewayPlayhouse.org. The Performing Arts Center of Suffolk County is a 501(c)3, non-profit organization. To read Buckley’s full bio please visit http://www.bettybuckley.com/about/
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