Marnie Klar is originally from Virginia Beach, VA. She has a BFA in Musical Theatre from the University of Miami, FL, where she performed in “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.
She has been featured as a runway model in New York City and Washington, D.C. for such designers as Max Mara, Fernando Sanchez, Tiffany’s and has appeared in print layouts for such magazines as Seventeen, YM, & Self.
Regional Theatre credits include “Three Tall Women” [B}, “Wild Oates” [Jane], & “A Lie of the Mind” [Lorraine] (Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati), and “Once Upon A Mattress” [Lady Larkin] & “The Wizard of Oz” [Glinda] (The Hurrah Players, in Norfolk, VA.)
New York Theatre credits include "Love Song," (Seeing Place Theater), 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].
Marnie is a recurring performer with Vocal Ease, a nonprofit organization that provides entertainment for NYC's senior citizens, and she recently performed In The Lounge at Dixon Place and at the Cornelia Street Cafe with Vaudevillage.
Shows at Don’t Tell Mama include: MARNIE KLAR SINGS… (2011) – “A Voice from the Heavens.” Sue Matsuki – Cabaret Hotline; ACCIDENTAL HAPPINESS (2013) – “Marnie Klar invigorates cabaret scene… Klar can rock…. a vocal force to be reckoned with…”- Mark Dundas Wood, simplyshowbiz.com / “An artistically commanding and emotionally potent triumph…Klar performs with fervent commitment, and her smile seems to embrace not only the entire room, but the whole universe.”- Roy Sander, Bistro Awards); HOME (2014) , TUNED IN (2015) & BEDTIME STORIES (2018 MAC Award Nominee). Her latest show MARNIE KLAR SINGS BOBBIE GENTRY opened in November 2018 and won the 2019 Bistro Award for Outstanding Tribute Show.