Featuring Christian Jacob
August 17, 2015 8:00pm
The Gateway Playhouse
“Betty Buckley's Ghostlight is Dreamy Perfection”
Star of stage and screen, Ms. 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).
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.