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Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts


Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College celebrates their annual Gala with Betty Buckley in "Broadway by Request" on Saturday April 9, 2011 at 8pm. The performance will be followed by an exclusive VIP reception, where guests will have the opportunity to meet Ms. Buckley as she is presented with Brooklyn Center’s 2011 Cultural Leadership Award. A portion of every ticket sold goes to support Brooklyn Center’s educational programs.
In "Broadway by Request", Tony Award winner Betty Buckley performs selections picked by the audience from her illustrious Broadway career in landmark musicals.  A different show every time it is performed, this unique evening offers a rare opportunity to hear the first lady of the Great White Way.  
Betty Buckley won a Tony Award for her performance as Grizabella, the Glamour Cat, in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s "Cats". She received her second Tony Award nomination for Best Actress in a musical for her performance as Hesione in "Triumph of Love", and an Olivier Award nomination for her interpretation of Norma Desmond in the London production of Andrew Lloyd 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". Off-Broadway credits include "White’s Lies", Lincoln Center’s Elegies, the original NYSF production of "…Edwin Drood", "The Eros Trilogy" and "Juno Swans".  Regional credits include "Gypsy", "Threepenny Opera", "Camino Real" and "Buffalo Gal".  She starred in the London production of "Promises, Promises".
Open:   04/09/11
Close:   04/09/11

Saturday, April 9, 2011
Theater:   Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts
Address:   Whitman Theater, 2900 Campus Road
Brooklyn, Ne 11210
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Cost:$65/$45 ($75/$55 at door); $175 for VIP tickets
Buy Tickets Online or Call: Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at 718-951-4500