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Broadway Singer & Actress Betty Buckley Reflects on Career

We hear from Broadway singer and actress Betty Buckley, a 2012 inductee into the American Theater Hall of Fame. The Texas native is performing a concert Friday, Jan. 10 at 7:30 p.m. at the Wortham Center. Buckley is a Texas native whom New York Magazine called “The Voice of Broadway.” She rose to fame in […]

We hear from Broadway singer and actress Betty Buckley, a 2012 inductee into the American Theater Hall of Fame. The Texas native is performing a concert Friday, Jan. 10 at 7:30 p.m. at the Wortham Center.

Buckley is a Texas native whom New York Magazine called “The Voice of Broadway.” She rose to fame 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. She also appeared in the original film version of “Carrie” in 1976. Buckley was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame in 2013.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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