Christine Andreas, a Broadway lady herself, will pay tribute to the grand ladies of musical theatre in her new Cafe Carlyle act, Here's to the Ladies, March 20-April 7.
Andreas, who starred in the 20th anniversary revival of My Fair Lady, and 1979's Oklahoma! revival, will sing songs introduced by Mary Martin, Julie Andrews, Gertrude Lawrence, Barbara Cook and Ethel Merman. Musical director Lee Musiker is on piano, Dick Sarpola is on bass.
Andreas, twice nommed for Tony Awards (for Oklahoma! and On Your Toes), made her Carlyle debut in September 2000. Her CD, "Love is Good," is in stores. Andreas created the role of Marguerite in Broadway's The Scarlet Pimpernel.
Admission is $60. Cafe Carlyle, in the Carlyle Hotel, is at 35 E. 76th Street, in Manhattan. Andreas sings 8:45 PM and 10:45 PM Tuesday-Saturday. For reservations, call (212) 744 1600.
The official Christine Andreas website is at www.ChristineAndreas.com. — By Kenneth Jones