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Marnie Klar is a 2019 Bistro Award Winner for her Tribute Show, MARNIE KLAR SINGS BOBBIE GENTRY and is a three-time MAC Award nominated Vocalist. 

She has been featured as a runway model in New York City and Washington, D.C. for such designers as Max Mara and Fernando Sanchez; has been a featured bride for Tiffany & Co and has appeared in print layouts for such magazines as Seventeen, YM, and Self.

Originally from Virginia Beach, VA, Marnie 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, TARTUFFE {Elmire}, PIECE OF MY HEART {Mary Jo}, and MAME, directed by the legendary Jerry Herman.

Regional Theatre credits include THREE TALL WOMEN {B}, WILD OATES {Jane}, A LIE OF THE MIND {Lorraine} at Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati; ONCE UPON A MATTRESS {Lady Larkin} and THE WIZARD OF OZ {Glinda} with The Hurrah Players, in Norfolk, VA.

New York Theatre credits include LOVE SONG {Joan}, MISS JULIE {Christine}, both with 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 is a member of The 9th Floor, a Playwrights + Actors Collaborative in New York City.  She has also 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; BEDTIME STORIES (2018 MAC Award Nominee); A WOMAN'S PREROGATIVE (originally set to debut April 2020- thankfully debuted December 2021).  Her latest show, MARNIE KLAR SINGS CARLY SIMON is back by popular demand March (2024).

Photo by Steve Herbst

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