Brilliant Lecture Series presents Betty Buckley

Photo by Myriam Santos

Theater, film and television actress Betty Buckley will perform at an exclusive concert at the Wortham Theater Center. Buckley, a Texas native called "the Voice of Broadway" by New York Magazine, is one of theater's most respected and legendary leading ladies.

A graduate of Texas Christian University, Buckley moved to New York City in 1969 where she landed the role of Martha Jefferson in 1776 her first day in town, launching her career. Buckley established her reputation in 1982, starring as Grizabella in the original Broadway production of the musical Cats, a role for which she won a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical. Buckley made her film debut in the original movie version of Carrie in 1976, playing Miss Collins. 

Buckley received the Texas Medal of the Arts Award in Theater in 2009 and was inducted into the Texas Film Hall of Fame in Austin in 2007. Buckley was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame in 2013.



Wortham Theater Center
501 Texas Ave.
Houston, TX 77002


Tickets start at $67.50.
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