Latest Bernadette Peters News

Peters Desperate For Glee Appearance

16th March 2012

Veteran Broadway star Bernadette Peters is baffled she hasn't appeared in TV hit Glee, as producers once offered her a role on the show.The actress is a big fan of the musical comedy, and she...

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Moore Sports Swollen Face After Tripping Over Her Dog

13th September 2011

Actress Mary Tyler Moore put on a brave face to attend the opening night of pal Bernadette Peters' stint in Follies on Monday (12Sep11) after taking a nasty fall at home.The beloved TV and movie...

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Arthur Laurents West Side Story Writer Dies Aged 93

6th May 2011

Arthur Laurents, the legendary American playwright best known for penning the classic musical 'West Side Story', has passed away at the aged of 93, reports the Associated Press. Arthur Laurents died at his home in...

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Paige To Join Peters In Follies

28th October 2010

Legendary British actress/singer ELAINE PAIGE is set to return to the U.S. stage - in an upcoming Washington, D.C. run of musical FOLLIES, opposite BERNADETTE PETERS.Peters has already signed on to play Sally Durant Plummer...

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Cattrall In Talks To Join Peters In Follies

25th August 2010

KIM CATTRALL is in talks to return to the U.S. stage following a series of theatrical hits in England - the SEX & THE CITY star is the favourite to play opposite thespian BERNADETTE PETERS...

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Stritch & Peters To Replace Lansbury And Zeta-jones On Broadway

8th June 2010

Beloved Broadway favourites ELAINE STRITCH and BERNADETTE PETERS will replace ANGELA LANSBURY and CATHERINE ZETA-JONES in STEPHEN SONDHEIM's A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC in July (10).Lansbury and Zeta-Jones have wowed critics with their turns as mother...

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Peters Lands New York Parks Prize

14th September 2006

Broadway favourite BERNADETTE PETERS is to be honoured with the first New York City Park's Citizen Award for her efforts to promote the Big Apple's green spaces. The actress/singer will be presented with her prize...

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Moore's Pet Campaign

10th July 2006

US TV veteran MARY TYLER MOORE joined forces with crime-fighting cat FRED in New York City on Saturday (08JUL06) in a bid to end animal euthanasia. The ORDINARY PEOPLE star posed for photos with Fred,...

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Catherine Zeta-jones Slated To Play Stage Mum In Gypsy

14th June 2006

CATHERINE ZETA-JONES is set to dust off her dancing shoes to play another great stage diva, MAMA ROSE. The Welsh actress, who won a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her portrayal of murderess VELMA KELLY...

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Streisand Snubs Will + Grace

10th April 2006

Producers of hit sitcom WILL + GRACE were desperate for BARBRA STREISAND to guest star on the final episode of the series, but the legendary singer/actress repeatedly refused to appear. The sitcom is ending its...

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Broadway Star Loses Husband In Chopper Crash

28th September 2005

Tony-winning Broadway actress BERNADETTE PETERS is mourning the death of her husband MICHAEL WITTENBERG, who was killed in a helicopter crash in the former Yugoslavia. The 43-year-old investment adviser died while on a business...

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Hines Death Due To Liver Cancer

13th August 2003

LATEST: Dancer and actor GREGORY HINES' death was the result of a short battle with liver cancer. Hines, who passed away on Saturday (09AUG03) at the age of 57, had been appearing in concerts...

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Peters Stays Away From Busy Nail Salons

6th June 2003

ANNIE star BERNADETTE PETERS has vowed to steer clear of busy nail salons - after a visit to one such parlour left her sick. The actress had recently visited a New York nail salon...

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