During a career spanning more than six decades, Bernadette Peters (1948- ) has been a star of stage and screen, given solo concerts, recorded albums, and written books for children. She is also regarded by many as the foremost interpreter of the works of Stephen Sondheim. Her profession as a singer and actress has been critically acclaimed since her youth, and she continues to maintain a dizzying schedule of personal appearances and film work.

Jane Ellen shares her eclectic interests via Zoom from Central Florida’s Space Coast. Specializing in music and entertainment history, she works to bring her subjects to life while making a deeper understanding of music accessible to all. Jane’s presentations benefit not only from her gifts as a storyteller, but from a lifetime of work as an independent scholar, performer, composer, and recording artist.