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Gina Gershon Serves Jessica Rabbit Realness at Café Carlyle

The star of such steamy films as Showgirls and Bound, Gina Gershon, proves she can deliver live on stage in Wild Women Don’t Get the Blues. “It’s nice to see all my friends...

Kathleen Turner Offers a Thrilling Musical Autobiography at Café Carlyle

Kathleen Turner offers a night of stories and song that just may be the most moving performance of her career. Many performers begin a performance at the Café Carlyle by noting...

Linda Lavin and Billy Stritch are “The Best of Friends” at Café Carlyle

It’s possible that Linda Lavin, Billy Stritch and company are having too much fun to sing one song at a time in their delightful new residency. Linda Lavin pauses for a moment...

Megan Hilty Slays with Wicked, Smash and More in Her Latest Cafe Carlyle Set

Megan Hilty may be singing with many voices at the Cafe Carlyle, but whether she’s tackling Smash hits or stirring Sondheim, the result is her own special creation. One of the...

John Lloyd Young: A Young Voice, an Old Soul Takes the Café Carlyle Stage

Tony Award-winning crooner John Lloyd Young brought a Goodfellas bonhomie to the Café Carlyle Tuesday night, and his audience couldn’t have loved it more....

Isaac Mizrahi Surprises with a Big Voice at Café Carlyle

You might well wonder: why is Isaac Mizrahi doing cabaret? But the fashion maven and pop culture darling gave no hints of uncertainty as he bounded to the stage on opening night...

Katharine McPhee Wins Laughs, Standing Ovations at Café Carlyle

How was the American Idol and Smash songbird received during her sold-out run at this storied venue?...

Duncan Sheik Goes from “Barely Breathing” to Broadway at Cafe Carlyle

“Keep eating your appetizers; I’ve got to tune my guitar,” Duncan Sheik says as he casually takes the stage at the Cafe Carlyle. He says he’s honored to play the famously...

Dianna Agron Trades Glee-ful Energy for Dylan Cool at Cafe Carlyle

“For years I was on a TV show where I sang high all the time,” Dianna Agron tells the crowd at the Cafe Carlyle — referring to her years playing Quinn Fabray on Glee). “It...

John O’Hurley Is the Genuine Article at Café Carlyle

I took in a show that has me wondering whether imitation is in fact the most sincere form of flattery. Certain performers present such a unique combination of voice, affect and...

Chita Rivera Charms At the Cafe Carlyle

When musical theater superstar Chita Rivera takes the stage at the Cafe Carlyle, looking impossibly young and fresh in sparkles and fringe, she begins lying to us immediately.“I...