Wednesday, September 24, 2003
Tony Award winner Betty Buckley will perform in concert in Westport Oct. 12 to benefit the Peter Pan Children’s Fund.
The Betty Buckley Live at LongshoreӔ event at The Inn at Longshore begins at 5 p.m. with dinner followed by the 8 p.m. concert.
Not only a benefit for the charitable organization, the one-night-only event will also kick off the 100th anniversary celebration of Peter Pan.
A national organization based in Westchester, The Peter Pan Children’s Fund “encourages and acknowledges young philanthropists to support childrens hospitals through programs like the Peter Pan Birthday Club and Peter Pan Giving Day.”
Buckley won acclaim for her performances in ғSunset Boulevard, ԓ Carrie, ԓ Song & Dance, ԓ The Mystery of Edwin Drood, ԓ 1776 and ԓPromises, Promises.
She won a Tony Award for her performance as Grizabella in the Broadway production of ԓCats, and she starred on the London stage in ԓPromises, Promises and ԓSunset Boulevard.
Buckley was also recently seen on the final season of the HBO series “Oz,” the detective drama “Monk” as well as the Lincoln Center revue, ԓElegies: A Song Cycle.
Tickets for the Oct. 12 evening are priced at $175 and $250 and may be purchased by calling (888) 601-7800.
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