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Kristen Stewart in Woody Allen's Café Society: A Glimpse of the New Woman

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.15.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

In Woody Allen's new movie, Café Society, Kristen Stewart plays a girl from Nebraska who tries her luck in 1930's Hollywood, an era of big stars like...

Lena Hall at the Café Carlyle: "Oh! You Pretty Things"

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.16.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

A whiff of David Bowie hung over the air at the Café Carlyle as Lena Hall opened her two-week run. Whipping her head punk style, Hall treated her aud...

De Palma: The Director's Director Still Horrifies

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.11.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Directors Noah Baumbach and Jake Paltrow pay tribute to Brian De Palma in the best way possible in the documentary, De Palma, by showing his work. Wit...

Hail Herb Alpert!

Rob Taub | Posted 06.06.2016 | Entertainment
Rob Taub

(Photo by David Andrako) In 1966 I worshiped the Beatles and loved rock & roll. I was ten years old and would escape to my bedroom where I listened t...

Herb Alpert and Lani Hall Bring "A Taste of Honey" to the Café Carlyle

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.02.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Herb Alpert kept checking in about his pin stripes, asking a rapt audience, some of whom traveled from Florida just to hear him perform at the Café C...

Celebrating with Megan Hilty at the Café Carlyle: Homage to Rosemary Clooney

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.04.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

It was a big night for Megan Hilty on Tuesday, not only the opening of her two-week engagement at the Café Carlyle, but she'd garnered a Tony nominat...

Katherine Jenkins at the Café Carlyle

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.14.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

At Café Carlyle this week, Katherine Jenkins' magnificent voice fills the intimate room with Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah" even before she gets to the...

Chita Rivera Looks Back On Her Storied Career At New York’s Café Carlyle

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.11.2016 | Arts

You can’t keep Chita Rivera down for long. The singer-actress had originally been slated to debut her new cabaret show, “An Evening of My Favorite...

Rumer Willis Debuts at the Café Carlyle

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.06.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Rumer Willis, eldest daughter of Demi Moore and Bruce Willis may have her own take on love. At 28, she's a headliner at the famed Café Carlyle with a...

Steven Page at the Café Carlyle: "Heal Thyself: Past, Present, and Future"

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.24.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Steven Page, a guy-next-door type who co-founded a Canadian pop band called the Barenaked Ladies, and left to pursue a solo career in 2009, performs a...

Joan Osborne: Tangled Up in Blue at the Café Carlyle

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.16.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Joan Osborne's many fans expected her to sing her signature "One of Us" at the Café Carlyle this week, but instead she sang a specially designed show...

Rita Wilson at the Café Carlyle: Picturing Tom Hanks

Regina Weinreich | Posted 02.26.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

"I'm in a roomful of people I know," Rita Wilson began her intimate set at the Café Carlyle on Thursday. Though this was not opening night, the room took on an extra glow: On one side sat Michael J. Fox, on the other, Tom Brokaw, Carolina Herrera, and Ken Auletta.

Alan Cumming Bares All For His New Album Cover

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Alan Cumming reveals the genesis behind the steamy cover of his forthcoming album, "Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs: Live at the Café Carlyle," in thi...

Aisle View: The John and Jess Show

Steven Suskin | Posted 11.12.2015 | Arts
Steven Suskin

His words caught the public fancy -- such phrases as "my huckleberry friend," "one for my baby and one more for the road," "hooray for Hollywood," and the immortal "my mamma done tol' me" are prime Mercer.

Kurt Elling Does Sinatra His Way at the Café Carlyle

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.16.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

For his Café Carlyle debut performance, vocalist Kurt Elling celebrates Frank Sinatra's centennial with "Elling Swings Sinatra." Backed by a wonderfu...

Buster Poindexter Subversive at the Café Carlyle

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.05.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

In case you were wondering about his rocker roots, David Johansen can be seen in a photograph flashing amidst many images in the documentary Robert Fr...

Café Carlyle @ 60: Brian Stokes Mitchell Opens New Season

Regina Weinreich | Posted 09.17.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

His final encore, "What a Wonderful World," set the tone for his two-week run, assuring everyone that the Café Carlyle in its 60th year is off to a great season.

Anticipating the Tony Awards, With Alan Cumming at the Café Carlyle, the Astaire Awards, and Stars in the Alley

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.05.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Facing a crowd that included his mother and brother as well as Tony Danza, next up for a run at the Café Carlyle, Alan Cumming reminded everyone that he would be hosting the Tony Awards with Kristen Chenoweth on Sunday night, admitting that he was "freaking out."

Megan Hilty: "Popular" at the Café Carlyle

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.21.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Last year at the Carlyle, Hilty was pregnant. Her television series Smash had ended, and was the focus of her show. This year and much to her surprise, as she said, not only does the memory linger, but Smash has become a cult classic

Judy Collins at the Café Carlyle: A Master at Work

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.06.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Beginning with her first song, "Open the Door", Judy Collins had her audience at the Café Carlyle on the opening night of her two-week run in thrall. A performer for 56 years, her crystalline sound, whether she's accompanying herself on acoustic guitar or at piano, rang clear.

Lena Hall at Café Carlyle: "I'm a B Side Kind of Girl"

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.10.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

She'll be performing at the Carlyle till April 18. Watt White, her music director said that the Carlyle may mark the beginning of a tour; he will be joining Hall in San Francisco, bringing "Sin and Salvation" to Feinstein's at Hotel Nikko.

Lena Hall Moves From 'Hedwig' On Broadway To Gritty Rock Goddess

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Leave it to Lena Hall to bring an air of downtown cool to her debut performance at New York's Café Carlyle. The singer-actress, who nabbed a Tony...

Alexa Ray Joel: Piano Girl at Café Carlyle

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.29.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Accompanied by Carmine Giglio, backup vocals and piano, and Garo Yellin on bass, her "Whiter Shade of Pale" was inspiring. She's a lovely young woman with a penchant toward ballads, emerging yes, soulful, and revealing a graceful fragility in the Carlyle's intimate setting.

First Nighter: T. Oliver Reid Heats the Met Room, 'Texas in Paris' Warms the York

David Finkle | Posted 04.07.2015 | Arts
David Finkle

For some time Broadway has been the place for swellegant black revues, the most recent being last season's superlative After Midnight. One of the many reasons for that entry's standout status was cast member T. Oliver Reid.

Bettye Lavette: Worthy at the Café Carlyle

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.07.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Wiry and wise to life's vicissitudes, soul singer Bettye Lavette took the stool at the Café Carlyle, commanding from that small perch a powerhouse of songs featuring her new album, Worthy.