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2012 Tony Award Nominee Laura Osnes to Make Her Cabaret Debut at the Legendary Cafe Carlyl - Exclusive Two-Week Engagement Begins Jun 19

2012 TONY AWARD NOMINEE
L A U R A   O S N E S
TO MAKE HER CABARET DEBUT AT
LEGENDARY CAFÉ CARLYLE

EXCLUSIVE TWO-WEEK ENGAGEMENT
BEGINS JUNE 19 AT THE CARLYLE HOTEL

New York, NY - The Carlyle Hotel is pleased to announce that the acclaimed actress and 2012 Tony Award-nominee Laura Osnes will make her cabaret debut at the legendary Café Carlyle in an exclusive two-week engagement. Beginning Tuesday, June 19 (and playing through Saturday. June 30), Ms. Osnes will present an evening of songs culled from Broadway, the Great American Songbook, as well as from the worlds of jazz and folk. She will be joined by special guests during the engagement and will be accompanied by a quartet led by her Musical Director Fred Lassen on piano. 

“Getting to perform at the Café Carlyle, following in the footsteps of women like Elaine Stritch, Barbara Cook, Christine Ebersole, Kelli O’Hara, and so many of my other idols, is nothing short of a dream come true,” enthused Ms. Osnes.

Ms. Osnes will perform Tuesdays through Fridays at 8:45PM and Saturdays at 8:45PM and 10:45PM.  There is a $65 music charge ($45, bar) for the Tuesday-Thursday performances, a $75 music charge ($45, bar) for the early shows on Friday and Saturday and a $65 music charge ($45, bar) for the late show on Saturday.  Dinner is served from 6:30PM.  For reservations call 212-744-1600. For additional information, visit www.thecarlyle.com.

The Café Carlyle is located in The Carlyle Hotel – 35 East 76th Street at Madison Avenue.

Biography                                                                                                                                                                                       

Laura Osnes starred in two Rodgers and Hammerstein productions this spring- the first NY revival of Pipe Dream for Encores! and a one night only concert of The Sound Of Music at Carnegie Hall. She was recently seen on Broadway as Bonnie Parker in Bonnie and Clyde (Tony Award Nomination) after originating the role at Asolo Repertory Theatre and La Jolla Playhouse (San Diego Theatre Critics Circle Award- Outstanding Lead Female Performance in a Musical). Her other Broadway credits include Hope Harcourt in the Tony-winning revival of Anything Goes (Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Astaire Award nominations), Nellie Forbush in Lincoln Center Theatre’s production of South Pacific and her Broadway debut as Sandy in the most recent revival of Grease, after having won the role on NBC's reality competition "Grease: You're The One That I Want." Many regional credits, including Kim McAfee in Broadway: Three Generations (Kennedy Center).  Television: HBO’s pilot “The Miraculous Year” written by John Logan and directed by Kathryn Bigelow, “Sondheim: The Birthday Concert” at Avery Fisher Hall (available on DVD), the 2011 Kennedy Center Honors Salute to Barbara Cook and the Las Vegas Smith Center Gala Opening that will air on PBS this fall.

Laura Osnes

Laura Osnes
(Photo: Nathan Johnson) 

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