THE 501


Our fourth annual 501 Summer Soirée will be headlined by legendary, multi-award winning actress/singer BETTY BUCKLEY, whose career spans theatre, film, television and concert halls around the world.

Ms. Buckley recently headlined the national tour of the new Broadway production of Hello, Dolly! She won a Tony Award for her performance as Grizabella, the Glamour Cat, in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats and received her second Tony nomination for Best Actress in a Musical for her performance as Hesione in Triumph of Love. She received an Olivier Award nomination for her critically acclaimed interpretation of Norma Desmond in the London production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Sunset Boulevard, which she repeated to more rave reviews on Broadway.

On film, Ms. Buckley recently co-starred with James McAvoy in M. Night Shyamalan’s Split, earning a Saturn Award nomination for Best Featured Actress. Other film credits include her debut in Brian de Palma’s screen version of Stephen King’s Carrie, Bruce Beresford’s Tender Mercies, Roman Polanski’s Frantic, Woody Allen’s Another Woman, Lawrence Kasden’s Wyatt Earp and M. Night Shyamalan’s The Happening.

On television, she recently co-starred in the third season of AMC’s hit series Preacher. She also guest starred on The CW hit Supergirl, the NBC series Chicago Med, ABC Family’s Pretty Little Liars, and HBO’s The Leftovers, The Pacific and Oz. She also starred for four seasons as Abby Bradford in the hit series Eight is Enough.

Ms. Buckley tours in concert worldwide with her ensemble of musicians and in 2015 was featured in the Royal Albert Hall concert of Follies in celebration of Stephen Sondheim’s 85th birthday. She has recorded 18 CDs, including Ghostlight, produced by T Bone Burnett, Story Songs, and Stars and the Moon: Betty Buckley Live at The Donmar, for which she received a Grammy nomination. Her latest album, Hope, was released in June 2018.

More information about 501 memberships and The Summer Soirée will be released in April.