Elaine Stritch Adds Lower-Priced Preview to Café Carlyle Run

News   Elaine Stritch Adds Lower-Priced Preview to Café Carlyle Run
Tony winner Elaine Stritch, who will make her solo cabaret debut this month at the Café Carlyle, has added one additional performance to her schedule.

On Sept. 10 the award-winning performer will offer a preview of her new show — At Home at the Carlyle — with a reduced cover price of $75. There will also be no minimum for that performance.

Stritch's engagement will officially open at the famed room Sept. 13 and will play through Oct. 29. She will be accompanied by a six-piece band headed by her musical director Rob Bowman. The Carlyle run will feature all-new material for the Tony-winning actress, who will also recount stories about her illustrious show-business career.

Jonathan Tunick has penned the arrangements and Tony winner Jules Fisher has designed the lights for Stritch's show, which will play Tuesday-Saturday evenings at 8:45 PM.

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. Cover charge is $105 Tuesday-Thursday evenings and $125 Friday and Saturday nights. For reservations call (212) 744-1600; visit www.thecarlyle.com for more information.

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