The veteran stage actress will play the Carlyle for seven weeks, ending her limited engagement Nov. 4. Her new act — featuring such tunes as "The Life of the Party," "To Keep My Love Alive," "You Took Advantage of Me," "Comes Once in a Lifetime," "The Italian Lesson" and "Song on the Sand" — was compiled with her longtime musical director Rob Bowman.
Stritch is offering performances Tuesday-Saturday evenings at 8:45 PM; there is a $125 music charge and dinner required for all shows.
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.