I never knew Kathleen Turner could sing but the stage and screen icon, makes her Café Carlyle debut with Finding My Voice, May 22-June 2. In Finding My Voice. Turner lends her trademark husky voice to classic songs from the Great American Songbook and shares personal anecdotes and stories from her celebrated career.
Ms. Turner is best known for her screen roles in Body Heat, for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe, Romancing The Stone and Prizzi’s Honor for which she won the Golden Globe Award. In Peggy Sue Got Married, she earned an Academy Award nomination and a Golden Globe nomination; and for War of the Roses, yet another Golden Globe nomination. Turner’s extensive film credits also include The Man with Two Brains, with Steve Martin; Jewel of the Nile, with Michael Douglas; The Accidental Tourist; V.I. Warshawski; John Waters’ Serial Mom; Naked in New York; Moonlight and Valentino; The Real Blonde; and Sofia Coppola’s The Virgin Suicides. Ms. Turner has also starred on Broadway in Cat On a Hot Tin Roof, for which she received a Tony nomination for Best Actress; Indiscretions; The Graduate; and Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, for which she received a second Tony nomination for Best Actress.
More recently, Ms. Turner had a major recurring role playing the role of Sue Collini on Showtime’s hit series, Californication as well as the starring role in an independent film called The Perfect Family. More recently on stage, Ms. Turner starred as Molly Ivins in Red Hot Patriot: The Kick Ass Wit of Molly Ivins at Philadelphia Theater Center, The Geffen in LA and Arena Stage in DC. She also starred on Broadway as a nun in HIGH and took the show on tour for some of 2011 and 2012. In 2014 she starred in one of her most challenging roles as Mother Courage in Mother Courage And Her Children(click here to her Kathleen sing) at Arena Stage. Her most recent film, Dumb & Dumber To with Jim Carey and Jeff Daniels was in theaters in 2014 and made nearly $200 million dollars worldwide.
Ms. Turner has recently expanded her repertoire with the development of her first cabaret performance, Finding My Voice, which debuted in Philadelphia in Fall of 2017 and will continue in selected cities across the country.
In addition to her film and stage credits, Turner wrote of her many accomplishments and life experiences in her 2008 autobiography titled Send Yourself Roses: Thoughts on my Life, Love, and Leading Roles, which secured a position on The New York Times Best-Seller List and which she recently recorded as an audio book. Lastly, Ms. Turner is also a director and activist, particularly for women’s health and finds it rewarding to teach master classes.
Performances will take place Tuesday – Saturday at 8:45pm.