By Andrew Gans
19 Sep 2012
|Photo by Joseph Marzullo/WENN|
The gala will be held Oct. 5 at the Marriott Copley Place hotel in Newton, MA. Peters will be backed by a 10-piece band as she performs from the American Songbook and other well-known classics.
The evening, which will also feature doo-wop group the G-Clefs, will honor James T. Brett, president and CEO of The New England Council.
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Peters' current concert itinerary was also recently announced:
September 27 in Austin, TX- ZACH Theatre- Topher Theatre
September 29 in Columbus, GA- RiverCenter For the Performing Arts
October 5 in Boston, MA- Marriott Copley Place Hotel
October 11 in Englewood, NJ- Bergen Performing Arts Center
October 12 in Morristown, NJ- Mayo Performing Arts Center
October 25 in Naperville, IL- Wentz Concert Hall
December 1 in Scottsdale, AZ- Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts
January 5, 2013 in Fort Worth, TX- Bass Performance Hall
February 15 in Tallahassee, FL- Florida State University- Ruby Diamond Hall
February 28 in New Orleans, LA- Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
March 8 in Salem, VA- Salem Civic Center
June 29 in Arcadia, CA- L.A. Arboretum and Botanical Gardens
September 28 in Buffalo, NY- Kleinhans Music Hall
Prior to Follies, Bernadette Peters was last on Broadway in the revival of A Little Night Music. She received a 2003 Tony Award nomination for her performance as Rose in the Sam Mendes-directed revival of Gypsy. Peters won her two Tonys for her performances in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Song & Dance and Irving Berlin's Annie Get Your Gun, and she has also starred on Broadway in Mack & Mabel, On the Town, Sunday in the Park with George, The Goodbye Girl and the original production of Stephen Sondheim's Into the Woods.