Eartha Kitt Extends Run at the Carlyle

News   Eartha Kitt Extends Run at the Carlyle Even before Eartha Kitt has begun performances at the Cafe Carlyle, her summer engagement has already been extended.
Eartha Kitt
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Originally scheduled to play the posh nightspot June 4-28, the celebrated singing actress will now perform an extra week through July 5. Kitt, who was last on Broadway in a Tony-nominated turn in The Wild Party, will be backed by a quartet led by musical director Daryl Waters. Cabaretgoers can expect to hear tunes from Kitt's acclaimed career, including "C'est Si Bon," "Monotonous" and "La Vie En Rose," among others.

Show times will be Tuesdays-Saturdays at 8:45 PM with an additional late show on Fridays and Saturdays at 10:45 PM.

A world-renowned concert artist and actress, Eartha Kitt has appeared on Broadway in Bal Negre, Leonard Silliman's New Faces of 1952, Mrs. Patterson, Shinbone Alley, Jolly's Progress, Timbuktu!, The Wild Party and Nine. She received her first Tony nomination for her performance in Timbuktu! and her second for her work in The Wild Party. Kitt's screen credits are numerous, including the 1965 drama "I Spy," for which she was nominated for an Emmy Award. Her autobiography is entitled "I'm Still Here: Confessions of a Sex Kitten."

Cover charges range from $75 (bar seating) to $100 with dinner required at all 8:45 PM shows. The Carlyle Hotel is located at 35 East 76th Street at Madison Avenue. For reservations call (212) 744-1600 or visit www.thecarlyle.com.

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