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Ute Lemper

Ute Lemper Breathes New Life Into Poems of Pablo Neruda Through Song

Steve Schonberg | Posted 09.02.2014 | Entertainment
Steve Schonberg

I had a chance to catch up with Lemper, who took a break from another recording session to talk about her passion for this latest project and excitement for the upcoming performances at 54 Below.

Stage Door: Love's Labour's Lost, Ute Lemper

Fern Siegel | Posted 10.13.2013 | Arts
Fern Siegel

Hijinks, miscommunication, flirtation and youthful excess are the backdrop to one of Shakespeare's most accessible comedies, Love's Labour's Lost, at Central Park's Delacorte Theater.

Stage Door: The Best of Everything, Ute Lemper Sings Pablo Neruda

Fern Siegel | Posted 12.05.2012 | Arts
Fern Siegel

Seven years before Mad Men begins, The Best of Everything, now at the Here Theater in SoHo, profiles the world of women. And it ain't pretty.

Stage Door: An Enemy of the People, Ten Chimneys

Fern Siegel | Posted 12.01.2012 | Arts
Fern Siegel

Political screeds are tricky, though relevant in an election year. It may be why the Manhattan Theatre Club revived Ibsen's An Enemy of the People, which pits a righteous Dr. Stockmann, who rails against endangering public welfare, against everyone else.

Stage Door: Ute Lemper -- The Music of Kurt Weill

Fern Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Fern Siegel

If Kurt Weill were alive, he'd worship Ute Lemper. The songs of pre-war German composers, especially Weill, forged her musical identity -- and the se...

Stage Door: Ute Lemper's Last Tango in Berlin

Fern Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Fern Siegel

It's the voice -- a sexy contralto that can bring you to tears in a single note. If you've heard chanteuse Ute Lemper, you cannot forget her.