Marnie Klar in Bedtime Stories at Don’t Tell Mama 11/8, 11/10 & 12/9

Featuring songs by Sara Bareilles, Kye Flemng, Bobbie Gentry, Adam Gwon, Janis Ian, Nan Knighton, Cole Porter, Mary Rodgers, Carly Simon, Stephen Sondheim and Frank Wildhorn, actress/singer Marnie Klar presents her new show Bedtime Stories at Don’t Tell Mama with Steven Ray Watkins (piano/ music director) and Matt Scharfglass (bass). The show is directed by Tanya MoberlyBedtime Stories premiered on October 25 and is back for two shows in November (Wednesday November 8 ; Friday, November 10 at 7pm )  and one in December (Saturday, December 9 at 4 PM).

 Originally from Virginia Beach, VA, with A BFA in Musical Theatre from the University of Miami. While at Miami, Marnie performed in such productions as Into the Woods [Cinderella],  And the World Goes ‘Round, Tartufffe [Elmire], Piece of My Heart [Mary Jo], and Mame, directed by the legendary Jerry Herman.

Favorite regional credits include Three Tall Women [B], Wild Oates [Jane], A Lie of the Mind [Lorraine], all at the Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati. Also: Once Upon a Mattress [Lady Larkin] and The Wizard of Oz [Glinda], both with the Hurrah Players, in Norfolk, VA.

Favorite New York credits include Shakespeare’s Venus and Adonis [Venus- HERE Arts Center], Warning– Adult Content [Elizabeth- Shetler Studios, TDG], Jewel Thieves! [Lady Lynne Fortescue- Times Square Arts Center], and Fleet Week: The Musical” [Lucille Lortel Theatre- Fringe NYC ’05 Winner ,Outstanding Musical].

In 2014, Marnie presented audiences with her show, Home, at Don’t Tell Mama, with the same team:direction by Tanya Moberly, musical direction by Steven Ray Watkins and Matt Scharfglass on bass and guitar and addition of Terese Genneco on drums.

In 2013, Marnie presented her all-new cabaret, Accidental Happiness, at Don’t Tell Mama. Directed by Tanya Moberly with Musical Direction by Jeff Cubeta at the piano, and was joined on stage with Matt Scharfglass on bass, Greg Ritchie on drums, and Erin Cronican on vocals. With reviews by Mark Dundas Wood (Simplyshowbiz.com), Sue Matsuki (CabaretHotline.com) and Roy Sander (Bistro Awards), who touted “a penetrating journey from being daunted by life’s problems to becoming the master of one’s fate….the evening is an artistically commanding and emotionally potent triumph.”

In 2012, Marnie became a member of The Seeing Place Theater and played the role of Joan in their critically acclaimed production of Love Song, at the ATA’s Sargent Theatre. She also recently played the role of Christine in SPT’s production of Miss Julie.

In the fall of 2011, Marnie presented her first all rock cabaret, “Marnie Klar Sings…” which included songs as far ranging from the Rolling Stones, Simon and Garfunkel, to Regina Spektor, Tori Amos and Cyndi Lauper. Directed by Tanya Moberly and with Musical Direction by Jeff Cubeta at Don’t Tell Mama. Sue Matsuki, of CabaretHotline.com, deemed Marnie’s performance, “A Voice from the Heavens.”

Also, in February 2011, Marnie was featured as part of Sue Matsuki Productions and Cabaret Hotline’s “People You Should Know” Cabaret Series at Don’t Tell Mama.

In 2009, Marnie co-produced [with Liz Ulmer, of NYMF’s I Got Fired!: The Musical”], “LIFT: A Concert to Benefit Artists Striving to End Poverty, at the Laurie Beechman Theatre, with Director DJ Salisbury and Musical Director, Brent-Alan Huffman.

Marnie, a long time fan of the Cup O’Meat production company, most recently participated in their recent film entry to the NYC 48 Hour Film Challenge in Our Maplewood.

Marnie has been seen as a runway model in New York City and Washington, D.C. for designers such as Max Mara, Fernando Sanchez, Tiffany’s and others. She has also been found in print layouts in magazines such as Seventeen, YM, Self, and more.

Marnie can also regularly be seen singing around New York City in such venues as Mark Janas’ Salon at Etcetera Etcetera.

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Don’t Tell Mama is located at 343 W 46th St, New York, NY 10036 Phone: (212) 757-0788