The award-winning performer will perform at the intimate cabaret at 8:45 PM. Stritch officially begins her limited engagement at the Carlyle Sept. 13 and will play through Oct. 29. She will be accompanied by a six-piece band headed by her musical director Rob Bowman. The Carlyle run will feature all-new material for the Tony-winning actress, who will also recount stories about her illustrious show-business career.
Elaine Stritch triumphed with her one-woman Broadway show Elaine Stritch at Liberty. That musical evening traced Stritch's career, which includes roles in Company, The Little Foxes, Bus Stop, A Delicate Balance, Sail Away and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? The show received a Tony Award for Best Special Theatrical Event as well as two Drama Desk Awards — Outstanding Solo Performance for Stritch and Outstanding Book of a Musical for Stritch and John Lahr. George C. Wolfe directed the Broadway run. The actress also received an Emmy Award for the television broadcast of At Liberty.
The Café Carlyle is located within the Carlyle Hotel at Madison Avenue and 76th Street. Cover charge is $105 Tuesday-Thursday evenings and $125 Friday and Saturday nights. The Sept. 10 preview has a reduced cover price of $75. For reservations call (212) 744-1600; visit www.thecarlyle.com for more information.