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Betty Buckley

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Conversations with Betty Buckley (2014)

SAG-AFTRA Foundation Conversations

Career Q&A with Betty Buckley.  Moderated by Richard Ridge, Broadway World. Betty Buckley, who has been called “The Voice of Broadway,” is one of theater’s most respected and legendary leading ladies.  She is an actress/singer whose career spans theater, film, television and concert halls around the world.  She most recently was inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame for 2012. 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 critically acclaimed 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 the world premiere of Horton Foote’s THE OLD FRIENDS for which she received a Drama Desk Nomination in 2014, WHITE’S LIES, Lincoln Center’s ELEGIES, the original NYSF production of EDWIN DROOD, THE EROS TRILOGY, JUNO SWANS and GETTING MY ACT TOGETHER AND TAKING IT ON THE ROAD.  Regional credits include THE PERFECTIONSIT, GYPSY, THREEPENNY OPERA, CAMINO REAL, BUFFALO GAL, ARSENIC AND OLD LACE and THE OLD FRIENDS.  She starred in the London production of DEAR WORLD in 2013 and PROMISES, PROMISES.                                                                   She co-starred in M. Night Shyamalan’s THE HAPPENING released in June 2008.  Other films include her debut in Brian de Palma’s screen version of Stephen King’s CARRIE, Bruce Beresford’s TENDER MERCIES, Roman Polanski’s FRANTIC, Woody Allen’s ANOTHER WOMAN and Lawrence Kasden’s WYATT EARP. On television, Buckley appeared in THE PACIFIC for HBO and on the Kennedy Center Honors in 2006 and 1983.  She also starred for three seasons in the HBO series OZ and as Abby Bradford in the hit series EIGHT IS ENOUGH. She has appeared as a guest star in numerous television series, miniseries and films for television including EVERGREEN, ROSES FOR THE RICH, the CBS series WITHOUT A TRACE, LAW & ORDER: SVU for NBC, ABC Family’s PRETTY LITTLE LIARS and HBO’s GETTING ON. She received her second Grammy Nomination for the audio book THE DIARIES OF ADAM AND EVE. For over forty years Ms. Buckley has been a teacher of scene study and song interpretation, giving workshops in Manhattan and various universities and performing arts conservatories around the country.  She has been a faculty member in the theatre department of the University of Texas at Arlington, the T. Schreiber Studio in New York City and currently teaches at The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, TX. In April of 2009, Ms. Buckley received the Texas Medal of Arts Award for Theater and was inducted into the Texas Film Hall of Fame in 2007.

1hr 29mins

14 Sep 2021

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Since You've Asked- Betty Buckley

Since You've Asked

On this week’s episode of SINCE YOU’VE ASKED, Judy Collins engages in a conversation with the Broadway sensation Betty Buckley. She has courage, energy, perseverance, and an artistic drive that keeps her active. From talking about Betty’s performances, experiences, and new writings this is an episode you will enjoy

40mins

9 Sep 2021

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Ep 28 - Betty Buckley

Better Than Monkeys

In an award-winning career that has encompassed TV, film, stage and concert work around the globe, Betty Buckley is probably best known as the quintessential musical theatre actress. In this episode of Better Than Monkeys, Brian Hannah interviews Betty Buckley. In 2012 Buckley was inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame, where her name — engraved on the walls of the Gershwin Theatre — is forever linked with the greatest stars Broadway has ever produced, from its inception to present day.

38mins

26 Jul 2021

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Ken Page and Betty Buckley Sing Their Hearts Out

Here's The Thing with Alec Baldwin

Musical theater legends Ken Page and Betty Buckley have a lot in common. Both grew up dreaming of performing on Broadway: Ken in St. Louis; Betty in Fort Worth. Both were in the original Broadway production of Cats, Ken as Old Deuteronomy and Betty as Grizabella, for which she won a Tony. And both were pioneers in transforming musical theater over the past several decades. One of Ken Page’s most recognizable roles was as Oogie Boogie in The Nightmare Before Christmas, and, on Broadway, he starred in the 1976 all-Black revival of Guys and Dolls and in the original cast of The Wiz and Ain’t Misbehavin’. Betty Buckley has been called “the Voice of Broadway” with and she’s also starred in TV (Eight is Enough) and films (Split, Carrie, Tender Mercies, Frantic).  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

1hr 7mins

13 Jul 2021

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Betty Buckley - Part 2

American Theatre Artists Online

Welcome back for Part 2 of my interview with Tony Award winner Betty Buckley!   In Part 1 Betty talked about growing up in Texas and how she first became interested in performing and musical theatre and everything in her life that prepared her for and led up to her first big break in the musical 1776 on Broadway.  In this week’s episode, Betty shares her experiences working in film and TV, her Tony winning role in Cats and playing Margaret White in the cult musical Carrie on Broadway.  She also talks about her passion for teaching – which she is now doing online through the T. Schreiber Studio in New York.  

43mins

12 Apr 2021

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Betty Buckley - Part 1

American Theatre Artists Online

In an award-winning career that has encompassed TV, film, stage and concert work around the globe, Betty Buckley is probably best known as the quintessential musical theatre actress having won a Tony Award for her performance as Grizabella in Cats (singing the famous tune “Memory”) and a Tony nomination for Triumph of Love. She recently completed headlining the National Tour of the new Broadway Production of Hello Dolly! and received an Olivier Award nomination for her critically acclaimed interpretation of Norma Desmond in the London production of 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 and she has appeared multiple times Off-Broadway and at various regional theatres and concert halls across the country. For over forty years Ms. Buckley has been a teacher of scene study and song interpretation, giving workshops in Manhattan and various universities and Performing Arts Conservatories around the country. She is now offering her Master Class online, enabling actors and singers the opportunity to work with her from anywhere in the world.

51mins

5 Apr 2021

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Betty Buckley

The Carson Podcast

Betty Buckley discusses her Carson appearances, friendship with John Belushi, her role in Brian De Palma’s “Carrie”, working with Bob Fosse in “Pippin”, Elaine Stritch, being in the original Broadway production of “Cats”, & her 4 seasons on “Eight Is Enough”.

1hr 13mins

25 Mar 2021

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Even More Cocktails with Betty Buckley: THAT show.

Cocktails at Table 7- Inside New York’s Joe Allen

In an award-winning career that has encompassed TV, film, stage and concert work around the globe, Betty Buckley is probably best known as the quintessential musical theatre actress.  Whether she’s breaking your heart with Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Memory” in her Tony-winning turn as Grizabella the Glamour Cat in CATS, bringing down the house with “The Writing on the Wall” in a gender-bending performance in THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD, or simultaneously frightening and moving an entire audience as religious fanatic Margaret White in the cult-classic musical CARRIE, a Betty Buckley performance is one that remains indelibly etched into one’s mind and soul. Buckley’s film roles include Ms. Collins, the gym teacher in Brian dePalma’s 1976 classic CARRIE, country singer Dixie Scott in Bruce Beresford’s TENDER MERCIES (which features her soul-piercing rendition of the Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe winning song “Over You”), and has regularly been featured in the films of M. Night Shyamalan.  She has been seen as a guest star on dozens of popular TV series, was a regular for three years on HBO’s OZ, and also played the lead role of Abby Bradford for four seasons on the seminal 1970’s family drama EIGHT IS ENOUGH.

29mins

11 Mar 2021

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Cocktails with Betty Buckley, Cat School Graduate!

Cocktails at Table 7- Inside New York’s Joe Allen

In an award-winning career that has encompassed TV, film, stage and concert work around the globe, Betty Buckley is probably best known as the quintessential musical theatre actress.  Whether she’s breaking your heart with Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Memory” in her Tony-winning turn as Grizabella the Glamour Cat in CATS, bringing down the house with “The Writing on the Wall” in a gender-bending performance in THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD, or simultaneously frightening and moving an entire audience as religious fanatic Margaret White in the cult-classic musical CARRIE, a Betty Buckley performance is one that remains indelibly etched into one’s mind and soul. Buckley’s film roles include Ms. Collins, the gym teacher, in Brian dePalma’s 1976 classic CARRIE, country singer Dixie Scott in Bruce Beresford’s TENDER MERCIES (which features her soul-piercing rendition of the Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe winning song “Over You”), and has regularly been featured in the films of M. Night Shyamalan.  She has been seen as a guest star on dozens of popular TV series, was a regular for three years on HBO’s OZ, and also played the lead role of Abby Bradford for four seasons on the seminal 1970’s family drama EIGHT IS ENOUGH. Cocktails at Table 7- Inside New York’s Joe Allen is produced and hosted by Jason Woodruff, Dana Mierlak and Sean Kent, with music by James Rubio and logo and artwork design by Christina D’Angelo. The Producers would like to extend a special thank you to the owners of Joe Allen, Orso and Bar Centrale Restaurants.

48mins

4 Mar 2021

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6: The Murder of Carla Walker with Betty Buckley and Norman Buckley

Killing It On Broadway

Texas siblings, Tony Award winner Betty Buckley & her acclaimed Director/Producer brother Norman Buckley join Jenn & Jess to discuss this 46 year old cold case and Norman's personal connection to it.

47mins

23 Nov 2020

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