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Bernadette Peters

Bernadette Peters is an American actress, singer and children's book author from Ozone Park, Queens, New York. Over the course of a career that has spanned five decades, she has starred in musical theatre, films and television, as well as performing in solo concerts and recordings. She is one of the most critically acclaimed Broadway performers, having received nominations for seven Tony Awards, winning two, and nine Drama Desk Awards, winning three. Four of the Broadway cast albums on which she has starred have won Grammy Awards.
Regarded by many as the foremost interpreter of the works of Stephen Sondheim, Peters is particularly noted for her roles on the Broadway stage, including in the musicals Mack and Mabel, Sunday in the Park with George, Song and Dance, Into the Woods, Annie Get Your Gun and Gypsy.
Peters first performed on the stage as a child and then a teenage actor in the 1960s, and in film and television in the 1970s. She was praised for this early work and for appearances on The Muppet Show, The Carol Burnett Show and in other television work, and for her roles in films like Silent Movie, The Jerk, Pennies from Heaven and Annie. In the 1980s, she returned to the theatre, where she became one of the best-known Broadway stars over the next three decades. She also has recorded six solo albums and several singles, as well as many cast albums, and performs regularly in her own solo concert act. Peters also continues to act in films and on television, where she has been nominated for three Emmy Awards and three Golden Globe Awards, winning once.

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Bernadette Peters is preparing for

  • The Music Man - Eulalie Mackechnie Shinn

    21:00, Thu 2nd July 2020 - Mon 6th July 2020 at Savoy Theatre
    21:00, Thu 9th July 2020 - Mon 13th July 2020 at Savoy Theatre
    20:15, Thu 16th July 2020 - Mon 20th July 2020 at Savoy Theatre

    The Music Man is a musical with book, music, and lyrics by Meredith Willson, based on a story by Willson and Franklin Lacey. The plot concerns con man Harold Hill, who poses as a boys' band organizer…

  • The Music Man - Producer

    21:00, Tue 14th July 2020 - Mon 20th July 2020 at Haymarket Theatre

    The Music Man is a musical with book, music, and lyrics by Meredith Willson, based on a story by Willson and Franklin Lacey. The plot concerns con man Harold Hill, who poses as a boys' band organizer…

  • Dance of the Vampires - Rebecca

    20:45, Thu 20th August 2020 - Sun 23rd August 2020 at Barbican Centre

    Dance of the Vampires is a musical remake of a 1967 Roman Polanski film of the same name. Polanski also directed the original German production of this musical. Music was composed by Jim Steinman and…

  • Julius Caesar - Mark Antony

    20:00, Thu 3rd December 2020 - Mon 7th December 2020 at Royal Court Theatre

    The Tragedy of Julius Caesar is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1599. It portrays the 44 BC conspiracy against the Roman dictator Julius Caesar, his assassination and…

  • The Miser - La Merluche

    20:00, Wed 30th December 2020 - Sun 3rd January 2021 at Haymarket Theatre

    The Miser is a five-act comedy in prose by the French playwright Molière. It was first performed on September 9, 1668, in the theatre of the Palais-Royal in Paris.

  • Waiting for Godot - Estragon

    19:15, Thu 28th January 2021 at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

    Waiting for Godot is an absurdist play by Samuel Beckett, in which two characters, Vladimir and Estragon, wait endlessly and in vain for the arrival of someone named Godot. Godot's absence, as well as…

  • Hairspray - Horn

    19:15, Wed 17th March 2021 at Royal Opera House, London

    Hairspray is a musical with music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Scott Wittman and Shaiman and a book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan, based on the 1988 John Waters film Hairspray. The songs include…

  • Rock of Ages - Violin

    20:45, Thu 22nd April 2021 at Crucible Theatre
    21:00, Sat 24th April 2021 at Haymarket Theatre
    20:45, Sun 25th April 2021 at Sadler's Wells Theatre
    20:15, Tue 27th April 2021 at Crucible Theatre

    Rock of Ages is a rock/jukebox musical, with a book by Chris D'Arienzo, built around classic rock hits from the 1980s, especially from the famous glam metal bands of the decade. The musical features…

  • Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? - Director

    21:00, Thu 1st July 2021 - Sun 4th July 2021 at Noël Coward Theatre

    Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? is a 1962 play by Edward Albee. It examines the breakdown of the marriage of a middle-aged couple, Martha and George. After a university faculty party, they receive an…

  • Measure for Measure - Isabella

    21:00, Wed 21st July 2021 - Sat 24th July 2021 at The Old Vic

    Measure for Measure is a play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1603 or 1604. It was classified as comedy, but its mood defies those expectations. As a result and for a variety…

  • A Chorus Line - Don Kerr

    21:00, Tue 24th August 2021 - Sat 28th August 2021 at Noël Coward Theatre

    A Chorus Line is a musical with music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Edward Kleban and a book by James Kirkwood, Jr. and Nicholas Dante. Centred on seventeen Broadway dancers auditioning for spots on…

  • Sunset Boulevard - Manfred

    19:45, Wed 15th September 2021 - Sun 19th September 2021 at Sadler's Wells Theatre
    13:00, Wed 22nd September 2021 - Sun 26th September 2021 at Sadler's Wells Theatre
    19:45, Wed 29th September 2021 - Sun 3rd October 2021 at Sadler's Wells Theatre

    Sunset Boulevard is a musical with book and lyrics by Don Black and Christopher Hampton and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Based on the 1950 film of the same title, the plot revolves around Norma Desmond…

  • Carousel - Julie Jordan

    19:00, Fri 5th November 2021 at Royal Exchange, Manchester

    Carousel is the second musical by the team of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. The 1945 work was adapted from Ferenc Molnár's 1909 play Liliom, transplanting its Budapest setting to the Maine…

  • The Music Man - Costume Designer

    16:45, Thu 11th November 2021 - Mon 15th November 2021 at Royal Opera House, London

    The Music Man is a musical with book, music, and lyrics by Meredith Willson, based on a story by Willson and Franklin Lacey. The plot concerns con man Harold Hill, who poses as a boys' band organizer…

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