From April 12-30, 2005, the veteran singer-actress will play the posh nightclub, a room she has graced numerous times throughout the past decade. No further details about Cook's engagement are yet available. The Carlyle will also feature a few other theatre stars this season. Chicago's Ute Lemper will play the intimate cabaret Jan. 14-Feb. 26, and Tony Award winner Betty Buckley returns with a new act March 1-April 9.
Barbara Cook has starred on Broadway in Flahooley, Candide, The Gay Life, The Music Man and She Loves Me. She received a Best Featured Actress in a Musical Tony Award for her performance in The Music Man, and her one-woman show, Mostly Sondheim, was nominated for a Tony in the Best Special Theatrical Event category. Cook was most recently on the New York stage in Barbara Cook's Broadway. Both Mostly Sondheim and Barbara Cook's Broadway were recorded for DRG.
Cafe Carlyle is located within the Carlyle Hotel at Madison Avenue and 76th Street. For reservations call (212) 570-7189; visit www.thecarlyle.com for more information.