Playbill Records announces their second collaboration with Tony Award Winner and Broadway legend, Betty Buckley, entitled QUINTESSENCE, a stunning tribute to Buckley's eighteen year working relationship with legendary jazz great, Kenny Werner. This album is the pair's ninth album together and is a perfect bookend to the recently released Betty Buckley 1967, released this past October. Quintessence will be released on the same day that Buckley will return to New York's famed Feinstein's at Loews Regency for a three week engagement.
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Betty Buckley set for Joe's Pub prior to Hello, Dolly! tour / Playbill
Tony winner Betty Buckley, who will star in the fall national tour of the Tony-winning revival of Hello, Dolly!, will return to Joe's Pub in June to celebrate the Palmetto Records release of her new album Hope, which was recorded live at the intimate cabaret within the Public Theater last fall. This June 5–9 concert engagement coincides with Buckley's debut opposite Dominic Cooper (The History ...
Betty Buckley will lead national tour of 'Hello, Dolly!' / AP: Seattle Times
Tony Award-winning actress Betty Buckley has been tapped to lead the national tour of the latest exuberant Broadway production of "Hello, Dolly!" a gig she calls "such a gift." "I'm just so happy to take such a happy show all around America. It's like ‘Make America Happy Again,'" Buckley told The Associated Press on Monday. "It's like an antidote." Buckley will star as matchmaker and schemer Do...
Betty Buckley brings 'story songs' to Joe's Pub / BroadwayWorld
Betty Buckley's STORY SONGS #2, the artist's new show at Joe's Pub running through Sunday night, was initially supposed to have another, darker title. She won't divulge the original choice, but one can certainly imagine. A lot has happened since her original STORY SONGS of last September, starting with the obvious in an election gone wrong fewer than two months later, and currently restin...
Betty Buckley Pulls Out all the Stops
Betty Buckley, pianist/arranger Kenny Werner, and their ensemble "pull out all the stops" in familiar favorite ballads from hit shows and more modest origins. In June 2006 I was asked to play the legendary Blue Note Jazz Club in New York City, with my long time ensemble of musicians. I was thrilled with the invitation. The opportunity inspired me to ask my musical director Kenny Werner to pull out al...