Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley to Make Café Carlyle Debut May 10-21
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, PLEASE
MARIN MAZZIE & JASON DANIELEY
TO MAKE CAFÉ CARLYLE DEBUT
“HE SAID/SHE SAID”
JOSEPH THALKEN, MUSICAL DIRECTOR
EXCLUSIVE TWO-WEEK ENGAGEMENT
MAY 10 – MAY 21
New York, NY – The Carlyle Hotel (Erich Steinbock, Managing Director) is pleased to welcome Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley “Broadway’s Golden couple” (San Francisco Chronicle) to the legendary Café Carlyle in their debut engagement. Beginning Tuesday, May 10 (and playing through Saturday, May 21), they will present their sexy new show “He Said/She Said,” – a hot-hearted, cool–headed musical conversation between lovers that spotlights some of the swingin'est composers of the Great American Songbook. Brand new arrangements of tunes by Jimmy Van Heusen, Johnny Mercer, Dorothy Fields, Harold Arlen, Sammy Cahn and a whole lot more that will blow the roof off the joint. Songs include “All The Way,” “Something's Gotta Give,” “A Fine Romance,” “The Tender Trap”… the list goes on and on. Be a fly on the wall of this fine romance. Joseph Thalken is Musical Director.
The Café Carlyle is located in The Carlyle Hotel – 35 East 76th Street at Madison Avenue.
“He Said/She Said” plays Tuesdays through Fridays at 8:45PM and Saturdays at 8:45PM and 10:45PM. There is a $75 music charge ($40, bar) for the Tuesday-Thursday performances and a $85 music charge ($50, bar) for the Friday and Saturday performances. Dinner (required) is served from 6:30PM. For reservations please call 212-744-1600. For additional information, visit www.thecarlyle.com.
Together and individually Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley, “Broadway’s Golden couple” (San Francisco Chronicle), who recently starred on Broadway in Next to Normal, have been delighting audiences around the country with their glorious voices, moving interpretations, and wonderful comic timing. “Their two-part harmonies are seamless [and] their theatrical timing while acting songs together and separately is impeccable,” writes The New York Times. They are at ease in intimate concert settings as well as backed by the country’s distinguished symphony orchestras.
Marin has been seen as Guenevere in Camelot with the New York Philharmonic’s Live at Lincoln Center broadcast on PBS. Her Broadway credits include Enron, Monty Python’s Spamalot, Kiss Me Kate, Ragtime, Passion and Man of La Mancha; she has also performed individually in concert venues from Carnegie Hall to the Hollywood Bowl.
Jason joined may be most recognized from his performance as Lt. Joe Cable in the PBS Great Performances airing of South Pacific from Carnegie Hall. Broadway credits include Curtains, Candide and The Full Monty, and he has also performed in concert with many of the country’s leading orchestras, appearing on multiple concert albums with the Boston Pops.
Marin and Jason have been frequent guest artists with The New York Pops, Boston Pops, Philly Pops, and the San Francisco Symphony, as well as appearing at Grant Park, Ravinia Festival, Utah, Minnesota, Pittsburgh, and Buffalo Symphonies; the L.A. Philharmonic; and the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra. Marin and Jason recently performed together in Sondheim: The Birthday Celebration with the New York Philharmonic’s Live at Lincoln Center, broadcast on PBS.
Their show, Opposite You, was created for Lincoln Center’s American Songbook series, acclaimed as “romantic, dash, and daring. . . A celebration of Broadway, a celebration of love. . . . When they sing, the heart seems to beat a little faster” (Variety). They have since played it to critical acclaim around the country, from New York to Los Angeles. Their newest show, He Said/She Said was premiered this past February at the Axelrod Performing Arts Center in New Jersey, performed in April at the Coronado Performing Arts Center in Rockford, IL, and will make its New York City debut at the Cafe Carlyle for two weeks this May. This sexy cabaret styled event is a hot-hearted, cool-headed musical conversation between lovers that spotlights some of the swingin’est composers of the Great American Songbook. Brand new arrangements of tunes by Fats Waller, Johnny Mercer, Cole Porter, Harold Arlen, Sammy Cahn and including songs like “Something’s Gotta Give”, “Too Close for Comfort”, “Come Back to Me”, Love Me or Leave Me.”
Their first album, titled OPPOSITE YOU, on PSClassics, was given the distinction of “CD of the Year” (National Public Radio).