Music Mondays: Betty Buckley July 10 At Bay Street Theater

Buckley will perform songs from her album Story Songs, which include Broadway hits from Stephen Sondheim, George Gershwin and Rodgers & Hammerstein.

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Betty Buckley is one of Broadway's most legendary leading ladies.

Photo by: Bay Street Theater

Sag Harbor, NY - July 5, 2017 - Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the concert series Music Mondays begins on Monday, July 10 at 8 pm. The first performer is Tony Award-winning Betty Buckley, best known for her work in Broadway’s Cats and Sunset Boulevard. Tickets range from $69 to $125 and are available online at www.baystreet.org or by calling the Bay Street Theater Box Office at 631-725-9500, open Tuesday through Saturday 11 am to 5 pm. Music Mondays is sponsored in part by Grenning Gallery.
 
Betty Buckley will perform songs from her album Story Songs, which include Broadway hits from Stephen Sondheim, George Gershwin and Rodgers & Hammerstein. When Story Songs debuted at Joe’s Pub last fall, The New York Times praised it as her “stunning new show, arguably the strongest of her career.”
 
Bay Street audiences will remember Betty Buckley from the hit musical production GREY GARDENS as Big Edie. Betty Buckley, one of Broadway’s most legendary leading ladies, won a Tony Award for her performance as Grizabella in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats.  She received her second Tony Nomination for her performance in Triumph of Love and an Olivier Award Nomination for her interpretation of Norma Desmond in the London production of 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.  On television, she starred for three seasons in the HBO series OZ and played Abby Bradford in the hit series Eight Is Enough.  She co-stars with James McAvoy in M. Night Shayamalan’s new hit film Split for which she received a Saturn Award nomination. Buckley has recorded 17 CD’s and has received three Grammy Nominations.  Her newest CD Story Songs was released in April 2017 and Ghostlight, produced by T Bone Burnett, was released in 2014, both on Palmetto Records. 
 
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is a year-round, not-for-profit professional theater and community cultural center which endeavors to innovate, educate, and entertain a diverse community through the practice of the performing arts. We serve as a social and cultural gathering place, an educational resource, and a home for a community of artists.