by Rob Taub It’s appropriate that I interviewed Ute Lemper on the phone, because her new show at the Café Carlyle began thirty years ago with a phone call. “The show I’ve created is based on a phone conversation I had with Marlene Dietrich in 1988, when we were both living in Paris,” said Lemper. At the time, Lemper was starring in the Paris production of Cabaret, and had just won a Molière — the French equivalent of a Tony Award. She was receiving a tremendous amount of attention for her performance and was being heralded as the “new Dietrich” by the press. Lemper wasRead More →