early 90s contained a lot of television and film roles
for Bernadette. Television parts include "Fall
From Grace" (1990) and "Last Best Year"
(1990) where Bernadette developed a close friendship
with Mary Tyler Moore. She also played roles in "Impromptu"
(1990) and Woody Allen's movie "Alice" (1990).
Bernadette played the Tony-nominated role of "Paula"
opposite Martin Short in the 1992 musical of "The
Goodbye Girl" written by Marvin Hamlisch. Her self-titled
album "Bernadette" was also recorded in 1992.
Soon after Bernadette become the youngest inductee in
to the "Theatre Hall of Fame". On July 20th,
1996 Bernadette married senior portfolio manager Michael
Wittenberg at Mary Tyler Moore's Duchess County farm.
Later in 1996 Bernadette appeared at Carnegie Hall to
raise money for the Gay Men's Health Crisis. The live
recording of the evening entitled "Sondheim, Etc."
received a Grammy nomination when it was released on
CD. She also recorded another solo album entitled "I'll
Be Your Baby Tonight" (1996) and received a Grammy
nomination for it. Back on the TV in 1997, Bernadette
was in "The Odyssey" and "What The Deaf
Man Heard" and also did voices for the movie "Anastasia"
and TV special "Beauty and the Beast - The Enchanted
Christmas". She appeared in the PBS special "Hello,
Mr. Producer!" (1998), a tribute to Cameron Mackintosh,
recorded a video "Bernadette Peters In Concert
- Live From Royal Festival Hall" (1998) and recorded
the title song to "Barney's Great Adventure: The
Movie" (1998). Bernadette received her 2nd Tony
Award and a Drama Desk Award in 1999 for her spectacular
performance of "Annie Oakley" in a revival
of Irving Berlin's "Annie Get Your Gun". The
cast recording CD of "Annie Get Your Gun"
won a Grammy. In the late 90s Ms. Peters and Mary Tyler
Moore teamed up to create "Broadway Barks",
a charity organization dedicated to emptying all animal
shelters. A yearly fundraiser is held in New York's
November 13, 2013 > Bernadette Peters Stars in Stephen Sondheim and Wynton Marsalis' A Bed and a Chair, Beginning Nov. 13