Bernadette Peters Obituary

Bernadette Peters, the legendary Broadway actress and singer has passed away. Peters was born on February 28, 1948, in Queens, New York, and began her career at the age of five. She went on to become one of the most celebrated performers of her generation, known for her incredible voice and unparalleled stage presence.

Peters made her Broadway debut in 1959 in the play “This is Goggle.” She quickly became a regular on the Broadway stage, earning her first Tony Award nomination for her role in “On The Town” in 1971. She went on to win two Tony Awards for her performances in “Annie Get Your Gun” and “Song and Dance.”

Peters was also known for her film and television work. She appeared in a number of films, including “The Jerk,” “Pennies from Heaven,” and “Annie.” She also had a recurring role on the hit television series “Smash” and appeared in a number of other shows, including “Mozart in the Jungle” and “The Good Fight.”

Throughout her career, Peters was known for her incredible voice and her ability to bring a character to life on stage. She was known for her performances in “Gypsy,” “Into the Woods,” and “Sunday in the Park with George,” among many others.

Peters was also a dedicated animal rights activist, and she worked tirelessly to raise awareness about animal welfare issues. She was a longtime supporter of the Broadway Barks charity, which raises funds for animal rescue organizations in New York City.

Peters’ contributions to the world of theater and entertainment were immeasurable, and her legacy will continue to inspire generations of performers to come. She will be deeply missed by her family, friends, and fans all over the world.

Peters is survived by her husband, Michael Wittenberg, who passed away in 2005, and her siblings, Donna DeSeta and Joseph Lazzara. Her passing is a tremendous loss for the entertainment industry and for those who knew and loved her.