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Bernadette Peters

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Bernadette Peters

American actress, singer and children's book author from Ozone Park, Queens, New York add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1948.

Countries: United States (57%), New York (14%), United Kingdom (7%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: The New York Times, Stephen Sondheim, Carnegie Hall

Linked to: The New York Times, NBC, American Broadcasting Company, PBS

 

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Bernadette Peters was born in 1948 add something


1958

In January 1958, at age nine, she obtained her Actors Equity Card in the name of Bernadette Peters to avoid ethnic stereotyping, with the stage name taken from her father's first name add something

 

"Hallmark Hall of Fame", Season 8, Episode 4, December 14, 1958 She first appeared on the New York stage at age 10 as Tessie in the New York City Center revival of "The Most Happy Fella" add something


1960

Peters first performed on the stage as a child and a teenage actor in the 1960s, and in film and television in the 1970s add something


1964

In 1964, she played Liesl in "The Sound of Music" and Jenny in "Riverwind" in summer stock at the Mt. Gretna Playhouse , and "Riverwind" again at the Bucks County Playhouse in 1966 add something


1966

She had appeared in an earlier 1966 version of "Dames at Sea" at the Off-Off-Broadway performance club Caffe Cino add something


1970

She moved to Los Angeles in the early 1970s to concentrate on television and film work add something


1971

Played only out-of-town from May to October 1971, never opening in New York City add something


1974

Robert Preston (actor) - In 1974 he starred alongside Bernadette Peters in Jerry Herman's Broadway musical "Mack & Mabel" as Mack Sennett, the famous silent film director


 

She has both performed and presented on the Academy awards broadcasts in 1976, 1981, 1983, 1987 and 1994 add something


1977

Peters and Steve Martin had begun a romantic relationship in 1977 that lasted approximately four years add something


1978

Her rendition of the song is included in the album "The Muppet Show 2" She was one of the Muppets' guests when they hosted "The Tonight Show" in 1979, again singing "Just One Person" to Robin, and she appeared in other episodes with the Muppets add something

 

Alberto Vargas - The publication of his autobiography in 1978 renewed interest in his work and brought him partially out of his self-imposed retirement to do a few works, such as album covers for Bernadette Peters and The Cars


1980

In the 1980s, she returned to the theatre, where she became one of the best-known Broadway stars over the next three decades add something

 

Peters' 1980 single "Gee Whiz" reached the top forty on the U.S. "Billboard" pop singles charts add something

 

Peters' debut album in 1980 , entitled "Bernadette Peters" contained 10 songs, including "If You Were The Only Boy", "Gee Whiz", "Heartquake", "Should've Never Let Him Go", "Chico's Girl", "Pearl's a Singer", "Other Lady", "Only Wounded", "I Never Thought I'd Break" and "You'll Never Know" add something


1981

Steve Martin - Martin was romantically involved with actress and singer Bernadette Peters, his costar in the films "The Jerk" and "Pennies from Heaven", during the 1970s and early 1980s


 

In 1982, Peters returned to the New York stage after an eight year absence in one of her few non-musical stage appearances, the Off-Broadway Manhattan Theatre Club production of the comedy-drama "Sally and Marsha", for which she was nominated for a Drama Desk award add something


 

"The New York Times", May 3, 1984, accessed September 11, 2010 She recorded the role for PBS in 1986, winning a 1987 ACE award add something


1987

She was named the Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year in 1987 add something

 

She won the 1987 "CableACE award" for her role as Dot in the television version of "Sunday in the Park with George" add something

 

Peters has received many honorary awards, including a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in April 1987 add something

 

Shania Twain - Twain's first break finally came on February 8, 1987, when Bell staged a fundraiser for the National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation at the Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto where Twain performed with Broadway star Bernadette Peters, jazz guitarist Don Ross, and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra


1989

Tama Janowitz - "Slaves of New York" was adapted into a 1989 film directed by James Ivory and starring Bernadette Peters


1990

On the Mandy Patinkin "Dress Casual" 1990 album, Patinkin and Peters recorded the songs from Stephen Sondheim's 1966 television play, "Evening Primrose" add something


1993

Additionally, she appeared in several concerts featuring Sondheim's work, and performed for him at his 1993 Kennedy Center Honors ceremony add something

 

"Variety", December 29, 1993, accessed July 5, 2008 add something

 

The Goodbye Girl - "The Goodbye Girl" was subsequently developed into a 1993 Broadway musical of the same name starring Martin Short and Bernadette Peters


1994

"Los Angeles Times", March 5, 1994 add something


1995

G01 Peters continued her association with Sondheim by appearing in a 1995 benefit concert of "Anyone Can Whistle", playing the role of Fay Apple add something


 

In 1996, she was nominated for a Grammy award for her best-selling album, "I'll Be Your Baby Tonight", which includes popular songs by John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Lyle Lovett, Hank Williams, Sam Cooke, and Billy Joel, as well as Broadway classics by Leonard Bernstein and Rodgers and Hammerstein add something

 

It consists of all of the songs from her 1996 Carnegie Hall concert that were not included in the earlier recording add something

 

The live recording of her 1996 Carnegie Hall concert, "Sondheim, Etc. - Bernadette Peters Live At Carnegie Hall", was nominated for a Grammy award add something

 

Peters married investment adviser Michael Wittenberg on July 20, 1996 at the Millbrook, New York home of long-time friend Mary Tyler Moore add something

 

"The New York Times", December 11, 1996, accessed February 19, 2008 She performed a similar concert in London, which was taped and released on video, and aired on U.S. Public Television stations in 1999 add something


1999

In 1999, Peters and Mary Tyler Moore co-founded Broadway Barks, an annual animal adopt-a-thon held in New York City add something

 

Peters won her second Tony for her performance as Annie Oakley in the 1999 revival of "Annie Get Your Gun" opposite Tom Wopat add something

 

Playbill, February 19, 1999, accessed July 28, 2008 add something

 

Playbill.com, July 16, 1999, accessed July 5, 2008 add something

 

Tom Wopat - He finally appeared in the opening cast of the 1999 revival of "Annie Get Your Gun" opposite Bernadette Peters, Susan_Lucci and Crystal Bernard, who played Annie Oakley

 

Ron Holgate - He was Buffalo Bill Cody in the 1999 revised edition of Annie Get Your Gun starring Bernadette Peters and Tom Wopat, and in the early 2000s he toured as Caldwell B. Cladwell in the first national tour of the musical "Urinetown"

 

Eddie Lawrence - The music was eventually found in 1999, and a 2004 studio cast album was recorded with stars including Nathan Lane, Carol Burnett, Bernadette Peters and Tommy Tune


2000

She appeared on "Inside the Actor's Studio" in November 2000, discussing her career and craft add something

 

Cheryl Ladd - In September 2000, Ladd starred on Broadway, taking over the title role from Bernadette Peters in a revival of Irving Berlin's "Annie Get Your Gun"


2001

Sean Maguire - In 2001, Maguire played the title role in the TV-film "Prince Charming", alongside Bernadette Peters, Christina_Applegate and Billy Connolly - with Martin Short as his assistant, Rodney


2002

In a review of her 2002 Radio City Music Hall concert, Stephen Holden of "The New York Times" described Peters as "the peaches-and-cream embodiment of an ageless storybook princess add something

 

Peters was nominated for a Daytime Emmy award, Outstanding Performer in a Children's Special, for her work in the 2002 made-for-television movie "Bobbie's Girl" add something

 

Peters' next studio album, in 2002, "Bernadette Peters Loves Rodgers and Hammerstein", consisted entirely of Rodgers and Hammerstein songs, including two that she often sings in her concerts, "Some Enchanted Evening" and "There Is Nothin' Like a Dame" add something

 

Playbill.com, May 15, 2002, accessed July 8, 2008 She hosted "Saturday Night Live" in November 1981 add something

 

It formed the basis of her Radio City Music Hall solo concert debut in June 2002 add something

 

Peters has been a presenter at the annual Tony awards ceremony and co-hosted the ceremony with Gregory Hines in June 2002 add something

 

"The New York Times", June 21, 2002, accessed July 3, 2008 Peters made her solo concert debut at Lincoln Center in New York City on May 1, 2006 add something

 

Playbill.com, June 28, 2002, accessed March 28, 2008 and the National Dance Institute 2009 Artistic Honoree in April 2009 add something


2003

Peters appeared with three generations of the Kirk Douglas family in the 2003 film "It Runs in the Family", in which she played the wife of Michael Douglas's character add something

 

She performed at the Kennedy Center Honors ceremony for Burnett in 2003 add something

 

Theatermania.com, December 10, 2003, accessed September 29, 2009 She is a member of the Board of Directors of Standing Tall, a non-profit educational program offering an innovative program for children with multiple disabilities, based in New York City add something


2004

After an absence from the Broadway stage of six years , Peters starred in the Broadway revival of Sondheim's "A Little Night Music", as Desiree Armfeldt from July 2010 to January 2011 add something

 

Playbill.com, September 24, 2004, accessed July 5, 2008 She made her solo concert debut at Carnegie Hall in New York City in 1996, devoting the second half to the work of Stephen Sondheim add something


2005

Peters sings four songs on the CD accompanying the 2005 children's picture book "Dewey Doo-it Helps Owlie Fly Again", the proceeds of which benefit the Christopher Reeve Foundation add something

 

Playbill.com, March 16, 2005, accessed July 3, 2008 Peters appeared in the Lifetime television movie "Living Proof", which was first broadcast on October 18, 2008 add something

 

Playbill.com, June 7, 2005, accessed October 9, 2008 add something

 

Playbill.com, August 2, 2005 add something

 

Playbill.com, September 30, 2005, accessed August 15, 2008 The 1995 benefit concert "Anyone Can Whistle" and Peters' "Carnegie Hall" 1996 concert were benefits for the Gay Men's Health Crisis add something

 

Mandy Patinkin - The *award-winning book, published in 2005, benefits the Christopher Reeve Foundation and includes an audio CD with Patinkin singing and reading the story as well as Dana Reeve and Bernadette Peters singing


2006

In 2006, she participated in a reading of the Sondheim - Weidman musical "Bounce" add something

 

Playbill.com, February 6, 2006, accessed July 4, 2008 In 2007, Peters participated in a charity reading of the play "Love Letters" with John Dossett add something

 

In May 2006, she appeared in the movie "Come le formiche" with F. Murray Abraham, filmed in Italy, playing a rich American who becomes involved with an Italian family that owns a vineyard add something

 

"The New York Times", May 3, 2006, accessed July 28, 2008 add something


2007

In 2007, Peters helped the Broadway community celebrate the end of the stagehand strike in a "Broadway's Back" concert at the Marquis Theatre add something

 

Playbill.com, September 25, 2007, accessed July 3, 2008 add something


2008

Los Angeles Philharmonic press release, February 17, 2008, accessed July 7, 2008 add something

 

AR5, accessed March 28, 2008 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" add something

 

E1, accessed March 28, 2008 Arthur Laurents called her Rose "Brilliant, original, totally unlike any of the others add something

 

Daily Progress.com, April 3, 2008 add something

 

"The New York Times", June 8, 2008 add something

 

Broadway.com, June 24, 2008 She has an American pit bull terrier named Stella, the inspiration for her second book and another dog named Charlie add something

 

Amazon.com, accessed July 7, 2008 Three of her albums have been nominated for the Grammy award add something

 

Discogs.com track listing, accessed July 7, 2008 "Bernadette Peters" was re-released on CD in 1992 as "Bernadette", with the 1980 Vargas cover art, and included some of the songs from "Now Playing" add something

 

Pegasus News, January 2008, accessed July 7, 2008 and the Los Angeles Philharmonic at Walt Disney Hall add something

 

Playbill.com, September 16, 2008 and in the opening ceremony and dedication of the renovated TKTS discount ticket booth in Times Square add something

 

"TV Guide", September 25, 2008 In January, February and May 2009, she appeared in the ABC series "Ugly Betty" in five episodes as Jodie Papadakis, a magazine mogul running the YETI program that Betty and Marc are in add something

 

Playbill.com, October 16, 2008 That year, she presented Mayor Michael Bloomberg with the Humanitarian award at the Breast Cancer Research Foundation awards add something

 

Playbill.com, October 17, 2008 add something

 

Living Proof (film) - A red carpet premiere evening screening took place in New York on September 24, 2008, with a reception following with Harry Connick, Jr. and Bernadette Peters performing


2009

Bucks County Playhouse site at ralphmiller.com, accessed February 10, 2009 Upon graduation from high school, she started working steadily, appearing Off-Broadway in the musicals "The Penny Friend" and "Curley McDimple" and as a standby on Broadway in "The Girl in the Freudian Slip" add something

 

MusicianGuide.com, accessed February 10, 2009 started her in show business by putting her on the television show "Juvenile Jury" at the age of three-and-a-half add something

 

Playbill.com, February 12, 2009 She appeared in the NBC series "Smash", in the March 2012 episode "The Workshop", as Leigh Conroy add something

 

"The Boston Globe", March 9, 2009 On November 19, 2009, she helped to celebrate the opening of The David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center add something

 

Playbill.com, April 21, 2009 add something

 

!Adelaide Cabaret Festival - Peters' appearance at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival in June 2009 was filmed and broadcast in Australia later that month add something

 

In June 2009, Peters was the headliner at the 2009 Adelaide Cabaret Festival in Adelaide add something

 

"Sunday Mail", June 7, 2009, retrieved June 2, 2010 add something

 

Broadwayworld.com, September 28, 2009 and the "Gypsy of the Year" competition add something

 

Peters' concert performances often benefit arts organizations or help them to mark special occasions, such as her performance on an overnight cruise on the Seabourn Odyssey in a benefit for the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami in November 2009 add something

 

"The Miami Herald", November 8, 2009 She was one of the performers to help celebrate the Center's grand opening, in October 2006 add something

 

Broadwayworld.com, November 11, 2009 Also in support of Broadway Barks, Peters has appeared on the daytime talk show "Live With Regis and Kelly" add something

 

Broadwayworld.com, November 19, 2009 add something

 

She headlined The Alliance of The Arts Black Tie Anniversary Gala at Thousand Oaks, California Civic Arts Plaza in Thousand Oaks, California, on November 21, 2009 add something

 

Stephen Sondheim - The performers included: Laura Benanti, Matt Cavenaugh, Michael Cerveris, Victoria Clark, Jenn Colella, Jason Danieley, Alexander Gemignani, Joanna Gleason, Nathan Gunn, George Hearn, Patti LuPone, Marin Mazzie, Audra McDonald, John McMartin, Donna Murphy, Karen Olivo, Laura Osnes, Mandy Patinkin, Bernadette Peters, Bobby_Steggert, Elaine Stritch, Jim Walton, Chip Zien, the 2009 Broadway revival cast of West Side Story and a ballet performed by Blaine Hoven and Maria Riccetto set to Stephen Sondheim's score of Warren Beatty's "Reds"

 

Stephen Sondheim - The first *award was presented at a gala fund-raiser on April 27, 2009, with help from performers Bernadette Peters, Michael_Cerveris, Will Gartshore and Eleasha Gamble


2010

On February 8, 2010, Peters was one of the many to honor Angela Lansbury at the annual Drama League of New York benefit, singing "Not While I'm Around" add something

 

Playbill.com, retrieved February 24, 2010 In March 2010, Peters helped Stephen Sondheim celebrate his 80th birthday in the Roundabout Theatre Company "Sondheim 80" benefit add something

 

Internet Movie database, accessed March 14, 2010 and released commercially in November 2012 add something

 

Playbill.com, March 19, 2010 The first is about a scrappy dog, named after her dog Kramer, and the pleasure of adopting a pet add something

 

Playbill.com, March 22, 2010 She had been part of the Roundabout Theatre's Sondheim gala for his 75th birthday add something

 

Roundabouttheatre.org, retrieved March 24, 2010 In 2012, Peters became a Patron of The Stephen Sondheim Society add something

 

Titled "Stella is a Star", the book includes a CD with an original song written and performed by Peters and was released in April 2010 by Blue Apple Books add something

 

"Publishers Weekly", April 12, 2010 Peters introduced the book at a reading and signing where she sang part of the song, at the L.A. Times Festival of Books, Los Angeles , California, on April 24, 2010 add something

 

Playbill.com, June 24, 2010, accessed June 29, 2010 Peters voiced Rita the stray cat in the "Rita and Runt" segments of the animated series "Animaniacs" add something

 

IMDB website, accessed September 11, 2010 Her next role was Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Song and Dance" , winning her first Tony for Best Leading Actress in a Musical for her performance in the role of Emma add something


2011

Playbill, January 9, 2011 "The New York Times" reviewer wrote of her performance, add something

 

Playbill.com, April 11, 2011 In May 2012, New Dramatists, an organization that supports beginning playwrights, presented Peters with their Lifetime Achievement award add something

 

BroadwayWorld.com, accessed June 17, 2011 Three weeks of out-of-town tryouts in New Haven and Baltimore; cancelled before scheduled Broadway premiere add something

 

DVDverdict.com, accessed July 22, 2011 add something

 

Muppet Central Guides, accessed July 22, 2011 add something

 

She reprised her role of Sally in the Broadway limited engagement, at the Marquis Theatre, from August 2011 to January 2012 add something

 

Playbill.com, December 11, 2011 add something


2012

Internet Broadway Database, accessed January 22, 2012 add something

 

Internet Broadway Database, accessed January 22, 2012 At the 66th Tony awards , Peters was presented with the honorary Isabelle Stevenson award for "making a substantial contribution of volunteered time and effort on behalf of one or more humanitarian, social service or charitable organizations, regardless of whether such organizations relate to the theatre", specifically for her work with Broadway Barks add something

 

Grammy.com, accessed February 23, 2012 add something

 

The Paley Center for Media, accessed February 23, 2012 and on the day-time talk show "Live with Regis and Kelly", both as a co-host and a guest add something

 

Billboard.com, accessed February 24, 2012 She has recorded most of the Broadway and off-Broadway musicals she has appeared in, and four of these cast albums have won Grammy awards add something

 

Peters first appeared in the NBC series "Smash" in the March 2012 episode "The Workshop", as Leigh Conroy, Ivy's mother, a retired Broadway star, who feels competitive because of her daughter's blossoming career add something


2013

Playbill, November 13, 2013 Peters sang "Broadway Baby" and "The Ladies Who Lunch" among other songs add something


 

She performed at the Olivier awards ceremony in 2014, singing the song "Losing My Mind" add something

 

In April 2014 she performed a series of concerts in Australia add something

 

Peter Vack - Since 2014, he has starred as Alex Merriweather in the Amazon Instant Video comedy-drama series "Mozart in the Jungle", alongside Malcolm McDowell, Lola Kirke and Bernadette Peters


2015

Peters plans to release a third book in 2015 about her rescue dog Charlie joining her household, and how Charlie got along with her older dog, Stella add something

 

PBS plans to broadcast it as part of its "Live from Lincoln Center" series in December 2015 add something


2016

G01, accessed November 3, 2016 Peters continued her association with Sondheim by appearing in a 1995 benefit concert of "Anyone Can Whistle", playing the role of Fay Apple add something


2017

Peters has been cast in a spinoff of the & CBS television series "The Good Wife", titled "The Good Fight", which is set to air on CBS and CBS All Access starting in February 2017 add something


2018

Replacing Bette Midler, Peters is scheduled to begin performances on January 20, 2018 prior to an official opening night on February 22, 2018 add something

 

Internet Broadway Database, retrieved February 26, 2018 add something

 

Victor Garber - Replacing David Hyde Pierce and starring opposite Bernadette Peters, Garber began performances on January 20, 2018 prior to an official opening on February 22, 2018