The veteran stage actress will play the Carlyle for seven weeks, beginning Sept. 12 and running through Nov. 4. Her new act will be compiled with her longtime musical director Rob Bowman. Stritch will offer performances Tuesday-Saturday evenings at 8:45 PM; there will be a $125 music charge and dinner required for all shows.
The fall season at the Carlyle will also feature Steve Tyrell, who is scheduled for a Nov. 7-Dec. 31 engagement.
The Woman in White's Maria Friedman is currently presenting an all-Sondheim evening at the Carlyle through June 3. She will be followed by Eartha Kitt, who will hold fort at the posh nightclub beginning June 6.
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. For reservations call (212) 744-1600; visit www.thecarlyle.com for more information.