Tony Winner Christine Ebersole Returns to the Cafe Carlyle Jan. 31

By Andrew Gans
January 31, 2012

Two-time Tony winner Christine Ebersole returns to the Cafe Carlyle Jan. 31 for a limited engagement that will continue through Feb. 25.



Ebersole is backed by a quartet led by musical director John Oddo. The singing actress is offering an all-new program directed by Scott Wittman.

Ebersole received the 2011 Nightlife Award for Outstanding Cabaret Vocalist in a Major Engagement for the second consecutive year for her critically acclaimed Café Carlyle engagement in February 2010.

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, 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 ofDinner at Eight. Ebersole's other Broadway credits include Blithe Spirit, 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 City Center Encores! production of Applause.

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Show times are Tuesday-Saturday at 8:45 PM with an additional show on Saturday at 10:45 PM.

The Café Carlyle is located in The Carlyle Hotel at 35 E. 76th Street at Madison Avenue. There is an $80 music charge for the Tuesday-Thursday performances ($45, bar) and a $90 music charge ($50, bar) for the Friday and Saturday performances. Dinner is served from 6:30 PM.

For reservations call (212) 744-1600. For more information visit www.thecarlyle.com.

By popular demand, Tony winner Ebersole will also perform on Playbill's second luxury cruise with Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Broadway on the High Seas 2, a ten-day trip through Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil featuring entertainment from a host of Broadway favorites. Launch date is Dec. 6, 2012. Entertainment onboard the Regent Seven Seas Mariner will include Ebersole, three-time Tony Award nominee Sherie Rene Scott, three-time Tony Award nominee Marin Mazzie and Drama Desk Award nominee Jason Danieley. Playbill columnist and Sirius/XM host Seth Rudetsky will return as musical director and performer. Patrons can book their spot aboard Broadway on the High Seas 2 by calling (866) 603-8485. Visit www.PlaybillCruise.com for further information.