To date, few people have heard Dianna Agron sing the kind of music she loves the most. Best known as an actress on TV shows such as the music-infused “Glee,” the 31-year-old who is performing through September 23 in her Café Carlyle debut at the tony venue. Her lower register calling, she will present songs typically sung by men. From Bob Dylan and The Doors to The Kinks and The Zombies, she will be paying tribute to some of finest male-fronted acts of the 1970s.
The many multi-performer CDs featuring numerous cast members from “Glee” (such as Matthew Morrison, Darren Criss, Lea Michele and Cory Monteith —and some including Dianna Agron on one, two or a few tracks, solo and with cast mates) have collectively sold more than twelve million albums worldwide. She has been part of two major tours, making her no stranger to the stage. Films are also on her resume, including The Family, The Romantics and Heroes. Married just last year and having recently moved to New York, she reports being “thrilled” to bring her voice to the Café Carlyle, an engagement she feels cements her place in the city.
Performances will take place Tuesday – Saturday at 8:45 PM. Weekday pricing begins at $90 per person / Bar Seating: $75/ Premium Seating: $140. Weekend pricing begins at $110 per person / Bar Seating: $85 / Premium Seating: $160. Reservations can be made by phone at 212.744.1600 or online via Ticketweb. Café Carlyle is located in The Carlyle, a Rosewood Hotel, located at 35 East 76th Street, at Madison Avenue in Manhattan.