BETTY BUCKLEY Honored With Julie Harris Award From Actors Fund During Tony Awards Viewing Party 2017 by Photojournalist Lisa Pacino
Tony Award night viewing party, June 11, 2017: Tony Award winning actress and singer Betty Buckley will be honored with the Julie Harris Award for Artistic Achievement, a top honor from the Actors Fund, following in the footsteps of previous honorees Liza Minnelli, Carol Channing, Rita Moreno, Lauren Bacall, Tommy Tune, Jason Alexander, Florence Henderson, and James Earl Jones.
Tony Award winner Betty Buckley. Photograph by Lisa Pacino.
The Actors Fund is toasting the Tony Awards by hosting a viewing party at Skirball Cultural Center that doubles as a gala event honoring Tony winner Betty Buckley. The evening will feature dinner, live performances, a silent auction and the West Coast’s exclusive live feed of the 2017 Tony Awards broadcast from New York. Buckley, whose resume includes stage, screen and music, won a Tony Award for her performance as Grizabella in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats. Buckley is a stage, television, and film actress and singer who began her career in 1969. She is a Tony Award winner and received nominations for an Laurence Olivier Award, Emmy Awards, Grammy Awards, and Drama Desk Awards. In 2004, she received the Legend of Cabaret Award and in 2012 became an American Theater Hall of Fame inductee.
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