A song of Bernadette (Peters, of course)

Jul 16

A song of Bernadette (Peters, of course)

Buckle up, Broadway Babies. It's time to revel in all things Bernadette. The loveable diva Bernadette Peters, she of the curls, the va-va-voom figure and the knockout voice, will return to the concert stage in Davies Hall to perform with the San Francisco Symphony on Tuesday, July 23 (for ticket info, click here). This is a re-scheduled concert after the pesky musicians' strike scrapped Peters' previous plans to dazzle us with her latest concert.

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Bernadette Peters’ music man: Marvin Laird

Jun 23

Behind every great diva there’s a hard-working, often brilliant musical director. For Bernadette Peters, that man is Marvin Laird. The two first worked together in 1961. He was the assistant conductor and she was a Hollywood Blonde in a national touring production of Gypsy. “Bernadette was clearly the one on stage with talent,” Laird says on the...

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Broadway baby Peters can still be a blast

Jul 26

Last night at Davies Symphony Hall, Bernadette Peters was in a good mood. Her voice was in great shape (and her shape was in GREAT shape). In other words, Peters’ “Summer in the City” concert was a triumph. Last time Peters was in town, she was performing a theatrical concert at the Orpheum Theatre to promote her new Rodgers and Hammerstein...

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Books, `Barks’ and Bernadette

Jul 21

Bernadette Peters’ career is going to the dogs. No, the two-time Tony Award-winning Broadway diva has not hit the skids. She’s just more interested in dogs at the moment than the stage. Peters, 57, who performs with the San Francisco Symphony Friday, July 25, as part of the “Summer in the City” series, has been a self-described “dog...

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