Listen: We talk with @BettyBuckley about her upcoming show, “Story Songs”
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Guest: Betty Buckley
Official Website: BettyBuckley.com
Tony Award-winning Broadway legend BETTY BUCKLEY will return to Joe’s Pub at The Public with her new show, Story Songs for an exclusive 7-show engagement from September 22 to September 25. A renowned interpreter with an eclectic taste for music from all genres, Buckley will share a collection of songs that range from Radiohead to theater greats Stephen Schwartz and Jason Robert Brown. The evening will also include works by the next generation of exciting young theater composers Joe Iconis and Ben Toth. Buckley will be joined by renowned jazz pianist Christian Jacob, her longtime Musical Director and arranger; as well as Tony Marino on bass; Oz Noy on guitar; and Ben Perowsky on drums & percussion.
BETTY BUCKLEY has an award-winning career that has encompassed TV, film, stage and concert work around the globe.
She won a Tony Award for her performance as Grizabella, the Glamour Cat, in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats. This is followed up by a second Tony Award nomination for Best Actress in a musical for her performance in Triumph of Love, and an Olivier Award nomination for her critically-acclaimed interpretation of Norma Desmond in the London production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Sunset Boulevard, which she repeated to more rave reviews on Broadway. She is a 2012 Theatre Hall of Fame inductee.
Buckley will also present Story Songs in Philadelphia, PA (September 18), Port Washington, NY (September 30), San Francisco, CA (October 21-22) and Costa Mesa, CA (October 27–29). She will perform Ghostlight, based on her recent album with T Bone Burnett in Newark, NJ (September 17). For more details, please visit www.BettyBuckley.com.