News : Legendary Songstress Ute Lemper Glams Up the Cafe Carlyle with Marlene Dietrich Tribute

By: Aaron Hicklin
Black Book

photo by David Andrako

Ute Lemper is back in Weimar – psychologically, at least. The German songstress who came to fame playing Sally Bowles in the original Paris production of Cabaret, for which she won a Moliére Award – and then gained great acclaim with her immaculate renditions of Kurt Weill’s song catalog – is in residence atNew York’s swank Café Carlyle until March 3. She’ll perform songs associated with Marlene Dietrich, from her early Weimar years to her experiences in exile, singing for American troops during WWII, and her later Collaborations with the one and only Burt Bacharach….

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