Throughout her career, Bernadette Peters has dazzled audiences and critics with her performances on stage and television, in concert, and on recordings. Most recently, she starred on Broadway as Dolly Gallagher Levi in the hit Broadway musical Hello, Dolly!
While best known for her work in the theater, Ms. Peters’s career also boasts an impressive list of television credits, including Amazon Prime’s Mozart in the Jungle, which won the 2016 Golden Globe for Best Television Series — Musical or Comedy. She also co-starred in CBS All Access’s The Good Fight, a spin-off of the network’s popular series The Good Wife.
One of Broadway’s most critically acclaimed performers, Ms. Peters has won numerous accolades, including three Tony Awards, a Golden Globe, three Grammy nominations, three Emmy nominations, and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Ms. Peters has recorded six solo albums, including the Grammy-nominated I’ll Be Your Baby Tonight, Sondheim, Etc.: Bernadette Peters Live at Carnegie Hall, and Bernadette Peters Loves Rodgers & Hammerstein, in addition to numerous Grammy Award–winning Broadway cast recordings.
Bernadette Peters devotes her time and talents to numerous events that benefit Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS. Her “pet project” Broadway Barks, co-founded with Mary Tyler Moore, is an annual star-studded dog and cat adoption event that benefits shelter animals throughout the New York City area. A New York Times best-selling author, Ms. Peters has penned three children’s books: Broadway Barks, Stella is a Star, and Stella and Charlie: Friends Forever. All proceeds from the sale of these books benefit Broadway Barks. Ms. Peters resides in New York with her rescue dogs, Charlie and Rosalia.
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