Barbara Cook in cabaret at Cafï¿½ Carlyle
Cafï¿½ Carlyle presents Barbara Cook in a five-week engagement from the 1 Mar - 1 Apr Apr 2006.
Barbara Cook's program will be comprised of songs she has performed throughout her career, which includes work on Broadway, numerous recordings and concerts throughout the world. Ms. Cook will be accompanied by a quartet led by conductor Eric Stern.
Barbara Cook made her Broadway debut in 1951 in the musical 'Flahooley', which was followed by 'Carousel' and in 'Plain and Fancy', 'Candide', 'The Music Man' (Tony Award), 'She Loves Me!' (Drama Desk Award). To name a few of her Broadway and off Broadway appearances.
In 1975 she made a legendary Carnegie Hall debut which was preserved as the live recording, 'Barbara Cook at Carnegie Hall'. With her collaborator and musical director, the late Wally Harper, she embarked on a second career as a concert and cabaret artist returning to perform at Carnegie Hall five times.
A Grammy Award winner, her recordings include eight original Broadway cast albums, two Ben Bagley albums of songs by Jerome Kern and George Gershwin, an album entitled 'Songs of Perfect Propriety', featuring poems by Dorothy Parker set to music by Seymour Barab, 'As Of Today' (Columbia) and 'The Disney Album' (MCA). Her most recent recordings for DRG Records are: 'Count Your Blessings', 'Barbara Cook's Broadway' and 'Mostly Sondheim'.
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