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Broadway star Carter Calvert returns to Playhouse with one-woman show


Carter Calvert, the Broadway actress-singer who previously wowed audiences at Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope as the iconic country music legend in “Always ... Patsy Cline,” brings her one-woman show, “Viva La Diva,” back to the historic venue at 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14.

Calvert floats effortlessly between Broadway, pop, jazz and country and gives her funny yet heartfelt take on “making it in the biz” and the divas that inspired her along the way.

Calvert is best known for originating her role in the Tony-nominated Broadway musical “It Ain’t Nothin’ But The Blues” alongside Grammy-winning jazz vocalist Gregory Porter. She is featured on the cast recording and starred in the show’s national tour.

Other tours include the title role in “Always…Patsy Cline” opposite Sally Struthers, the featured role of Grizabella in the Broadway National touring company of “Cats,” the European tour of “Smokey Joe’s Café,” and an international tour of Neil Berg’s “100 Years of Broadway.”

Calvert has been touring with her solo shows, “Viva La Diva,” “Natural Woman: A Carole King Celebration” and “Walkin’ After Midnight: A Tribute to Patsy Cline.”

Her CD “It’s A Man’s World” is climbing the charts, receiving rave reviews and extensive radio play.

Tickets for “Viva La Diva” start at $40 at or 215-862-2121.