You've gotta be original, because if you're like someone else, what do they need you for?
You've got to be original, because if you're like someone else, what do they need you for
When I grew up in the '60s, your hair had to be straight and you had to be skinny and have no boobs, and it was like not my era.
Mary and I are delighted that Broadway Barks continues to be such a popular event, and we are deeply moved by the enthusiasm and support from the legions of fans and animal lovers who attend the event every year.
It was one of the most exciting, perfect evenings of my life
Knowing it was my solo debut at Carnegie Hall and looking out at the audience and knowing that we were all there to raise money for Gay Men's Health Crisis made the evening an extraordinary experience.
Sondheim Etc. Etc.: Bernadette Peters Live at Carnegie Hall (The Rest of It)
Annie Get Your Gun.
Into the Woods.
I think that the more and more people connect to them, then we'll realize what an invaluable spirit this is.
Into The Woods was... a lot of running around in the woods! I can't wait to see the show again. People didn't realize it back then, but kids still come up to me-young people-and they talk about it. It really made its mark.
When there's a terrible illness like AIDS sweeping through, you help people.
You'd look out and there'd be little babies watching the show, and boys and girls. They loved the cowboys, and they loved Annie. There were young people seeing the show for the first time. I stayed for two years because I enjoyed it so much.
Stephen Sondheim told me that Oscar Hammerstein believed everything that he wrote. So there's great truth in the songs, and that's what was so wonderful to find.
Animals speak with pure affection. It's important to me to get something going in NY so we can get to be a no-kill city, and give the animals homes and more attention and love.