The RRazz Room, San Francisco's premier nightclub, presents the return of Tony Award-winning singer and actress Betty Buckley from October 30 to November 4. This special one-week engagement marks the Bay Area debut of her show "Ah Men! The Boys of Broadway," based on her new CD. Buckley will perform men's songs from Broadway shows that she has always wanted to sing, including numbers from Sweeney Todd, West Side Story, Guys and Dolls, On A Clear Day You Can See Forever, Pippin, Mame and La Cage Aux Folles. According to The New York Times, "Ms. Buckley's show is a witty, powerfully sung female occupation of male territory, waged with good humor and gusto." Ms. Buckley is a 2012 Inductee into the Theatre Hall of Fame.
Betty Buckley was selected as a 2012 Inductee into the Theatre Hall of Fame for Lifetime Achievement in the American Theater. She 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 Lincoln Center's Elegies, the original NYSF production of Edwin Drood, White's Lies, 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.
Ms. Buckley has recorded sixteen of her own CDs and has received two Grammy Award nominations. She currently has a recurring role on ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars"; she returns to the show for the season premiere in January 2013. Ms. Buckley appeared in the HBO mini-series "The Pacific" produced by Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks in 2010. 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. She co-starred in M. Night Shyamalan's film The Happening. Other films include 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.
The RRazz Room is located at 222 Mason Street, San Francisco, Calif. Buckley will play Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 8:00pm; Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 8:00pm; Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 8:00pm; Friday, November 2, 2012 at 8:00pm; Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 7:00pm; Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 9:30pm; and Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 7:00pm. Tickets are $45-$60. Call 800-380-3095 // 415-394-1189 or visit www.therrazzroom.com.