We’re getting out of Gotham for a chance to see the illustrious Bernadette Peters in concert at New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) on October 16. The Tony Award-winning star will perform songs from many of the Broadway shows in which she has appeared, along with standards from the American Songbook and, of course, her unique renditions of songs by Stephen Sondheim.It’s quite a fall for Peters, who will also be honored at the Drama League Centennial Gala on November 2. What’s all the fuss about?
Throughout her illustrious career, Bernadette Peters has dazzled audiences and critics with her performances on stage and television, in concert, and on recordings. One of Broadway’s most critically acclaimed performers, Bernadette has won numerous accolades including three Tony Awards, a Golden Globe, two Grammy Awards, three Emmy nominations and has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. She recently appeared in City Center’s Encores! production, A BED A CHAIR: A New York Love Affair featuring the music of Stephen Sondheim and orchestrations by Wynton Marsalis. Other recent Broadway credits include Stephen Sondheim’s A Little Night Music and Follies, which also played the Kennedy Center.