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Bernadette Peters
BERNADETTE PETERS won the 1999 Outer Critics, Drama Desk and Tony Award for Best Actress for her portrayal of Annie Oakley. She has dazzled audiences in Broadway's most popular musicals throughout her illustrious career. She garnered the 1986 Tony, Drama Desk and Drama League Awards for her electrifying performance in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Song and Dance; earned Tony nominations for her work in Stephen Sondheim's Sunday in the Park with George, Neil Simon's The Goodbye Girl, Jerry Herman's Mack & Mabel and Leonard Bernstein's On the Town; and earned a Drama Desk nomination for her portrayal of the Witch in Sondheim's Into the Woods. Other theatre credits include George M! (Theatre World citation), Dames at Sea (Drama Desk Award) and Sally and Marsha at MTC. In June 2002, she made her Radio City Music Hall debut in a concert entitled Bernadette Peters Loves Rodgers & Hammerstein. Other concert performances include her solo debut at Carnegie Hall benefiting the Gay Men's Health Crisis a performance she repeated in London at Royal Festival Hall, which was taped for PBS. Her TV credits include Hey, Mr. Producer!: The Musical World of Cameron Mackintosh, the star-studded Sondheim: A Celebration at Carnegie Hall and Terrence McNally's The Last Mile, all for PBS's highly acclaimed Great Performances series. She has also starred in numerous TV movies such as Fall From Grace, The Odyssey, Cinderella, What the Deaf Man Heard and Bobbie's Girl (Daytime Emmy nomination). She received an Emmy nomination for her special guest appearance on Ally McBeal. Film credits include Pennies From Heaven (Golden Globe Award), Silent Movie, The Jerk, Annie, Impromptu, Alice, Let It Snow and It Runs in the Family, starring opposite Kirk and Michael Douglas. In addition to numerous original B'way cast recordings, Ms. Peters has recorded five solo albums, including Bernadette Peters Loves Rodgers & Hammerstein; Sondheim, Etc: Bernadette Peters Live at Carnegie Hall; and I'll Be Your Baby Tonight all Grammy nominated. Ms. Peters serves on the Board of Directors for both MTC and BC/EFA.

Bio as of September, 2006.



American Theatre Wing programs, interviews and/or credits include:

Downstage Center (audio)
Bernadette Peters - April, 2004 - Listen Now.

Internet Broadway Database Listing (IBDB.com)

Website:
www.bernadettepeters.com