Laura Osnes Joins Paulo Szot at the Cafe Carlyle (Photos)

PlayBlog   Laura Osnes Joins Paulo Szot at the Cafe Carlyle (Photos) Paulo Szot, who won a Tony Award for his performance as Emile de Becque in Lincoln Center Theater's Tony-winning production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific, opened a two-week engagement at the Cafe Carlyle Feb. 1.


Szot's show consists of songs from the Great American Songbook, the worlds of Broadway and jazz, as well as tunes from his native Brazil. He is be supported by The Bob Albanese Trio.

Former South Pacific co-star Laura Osnes made a surprise appearance on opening night, joining Szot on a rendition of "People Will Say We’re in Love.” Here is a peek at the evening:

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photos by Aubrey Reuben

Szot made his operatic debut as Figaro in Il Barbiere di Siviglia in his native Sao Paolo before going on to sing lead roles with major opera companies internationally. He won the Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Theatre World Awards for his performance in South Pacific.

The Café Carlyle is located in The Carlyle Hotel, 35 E. 76th Street at Madison Avenue. For reservations call (212) 744-1600; for additional information, visit www.thecarlyle.com.

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