Bernadette Peters


Queens, New York
On being one-of-a-kind
You've got to be original, because if you're like someone else, what do they need you for?
My favorite food
I love pasta with the homemade marinara sauce I had as a kid.
On longevity
I've been fortunate in my career to have performed in revivals of great musicals. And I'm not dead!
Over the course of a career that has spanned over five decades, famed actress, singer and children's book author Bernadette Peters has starred in musical theatre, television and film, performing in solo concerts and recordings. She is one of the most critically acclaimed Broadway performers, having received nominations for seven Tony Awards, winning two (plus an honorary award), and nine Drama Desk Awards, winning three. Four of the Broadway cast albums on which she has starred have won Grammy Awards.

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