Betty Buckley Promises Stories, Songs And Inspiration In NYC
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From “Cats” to “Sunset Boulevard” and everything in between, Betty Buckley boasts one of the most storied careers in modern musical theater. When the Tony Award winner discusses her body of work, however, she sees herself as the master of an entirely different medium.
“I think of myself as a painter, and I do these paintings every year — a new collection of paintings,” she told The Huffington Post in an entirely. “My gallery setting is a concert hall. In the moment of the concert, it’s like a gallery showing. I bring out my portrait work onstage with my brilliant musicians, and we give people an experience.”
Watch Buckley sing “Memory” from the musical, “Cats,” below.
Buckley’s 2016 “collection,” as it were, it called “Story Songs.” The centerpiece of the new show, which opens Sept. 22 at Joe’s Pub at the Public Theater in New York, is a new song by up-and-coming composer Joe Iconis. The song itself, “Old Flame,” was written exclusively for Buckley after ...
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