Tony Winner Ebersole to Play Two-Week Engagement at the Carlyle

News   Tony Winner Ebersole to Play Two-Week Engagement at the Carlyle Two-time Tony Award winner Christine Ebersole, who will star in the forthcoming Broadway revival of Blithe Spirit, will return to the Cafe Carlyle in January 2009.
Christine Ebersole
Christine Ebersole

Directed by Scott Wittman, Ebersole will play a two-week engagement at the famed Manhattan venue beginning Jan. 20, 2009. Musical director John Oddo will lead a quintet.

The engagement, which runs through Jan. 31, 2009, will feature an all-new program of classics, new classics and songs from the stage. Expect songs by Rodgers & Hart, Irving Berlin, Billy Joel and Fleetwood Mac.

For her work in the dual roles of Edith Bouvier Beale and "Little" Edie Beale in the Off-Broadway and Broadway productions of Grey Gardens, Christine Ebersole was honored with the Tony Award, the Drama Desk Award, an Outer Critics Circle Award, an Obie, a special citation from the New York Drama Critics Circle and the Drama League's 2006 Distinguished Performance of the Year Award. She also received a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical for her work as Dorothy Brock in the hit revival of 42nd Street and a 2003 Tony nomination for her performance in Lincoln Center's production of Dinner at Eight. Ebersole's other Broadway credits include The Best Man, Getting Away with Murder, Harrigan 'n Hart, Camelot, Oklahoma!, On the Twentieth Century, I Love My Wife, Angel Street and the City Center Encores! productions of A Connecticut Yankee, Ziegfeld Follies of 1936, Lady in the Dark and Allegro. Ebersole was also seen Off-Broadway in Talking Heads and in the recent City Center Encores! production of Applause.

The Café Carlyle is located in The Carlyle Hotel at 35 East 76th Street at Madison Avenue. There is a $50 music charge for the Tuesday-Thursday performances and a $65 music charge for the Friday and Saturday performances. For reservations call (212) 744-1600 or visit www.thecarlyle.com.

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