Betty Buckley

Ms. Buckley just completed filming on the new M. Night Shyamalan film Split co-starring with Jame McAvoy and will soon be heading to Los Angeles to reprise her role of Big Edie in Grey Gardens at The Ahmanson Theater. She plays a  recurring role on ABC Family’s hit show Pretty Little Liars. Her critically acclaimed shows, Ah, Men! The Boys of Broadway and The Other Woman: The Vixens of Broadway debuted at Feinstein’s, New York City’s illustrious  cabaret room.  She starred in the World Premiere of Horton Foote’s brilliant play The Old Friends at New York’s  Signature Theatre and repeated her performance at The Alley Theatre in Houston.  In 2012, she co-starred in Dallas Theatre Center’s smash hit Arsenic and Old Lace. The Tony  award winner has thrilled audiences with acclaimed performances in such shows in Broadway and on London’s  West End as Sunset Boulevard, Cats, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Carrie, Song & Dance, Triumph of Love,  Pippin, Promise, Promises and 1776.  Her highly praised starring role in the M. Night Shyamalan feature film  The Happening, joins her other memorable film performances including Tender Mercies, Frantic, and Carrie. In addition to her recent Theatre Hall of Fame induction, in 2009, Ms. Buckley was honored with the Texas  Medal of Arts Award for Theater and was inducted into the Texas Film Hall of Fame in 2007. She is a Tony Award Winner & has been nominated for a second Tony, an Olivier Award & Evening Standard Award in London. She  has received two Emmy nominations for her work in television & two Grammy nominations for her recordings. In March 2015, Ms. Buckley was one of  the first recipients of the Maurice Bailey Award for Outstanding Contribution to Musical Theatre, a new award inaugurated for the Shubert’s 100th Anniversary! Her newest recording Ghostlight produced by legendary T Bone Burnett was released in September of 2014.