Cara LaGreen can turn any event into a delight.
She performs at weddings, proposals, funerals, holiday parties, anniversary parties, engagement parties, commitment ceremonies, church services, corporate events, valentine grams, background music, cocktail hour, Jazz sets, top 40's sets, soft acoustic sets, rock/pop sets, in fact-you name it and she can do it, (Cara's guitar player will also do anything if you feed him, seriously try it).
Cara is fun, straight forward and drama free. Whether it's your 1st wedding, your 5th anniversary or your 50th Birthday, Cara will work with you to personalize your event and make it the one everyone talks about - In a good way!
Cara is thrilled you are visiting her new website and reading her bio right now so she is currently trying to write something good for your reading pleasure. Cara just stepped out of the studio from recording her brand new demo featuring three of her own arrangements of Maneater, Bi mir bist du schoen (which was originally a yiddish folk song, who knew?) and her grandpas favorite, My Funny Valentine. Cara has traveled all over the world to perform; including playing Princess Diana in the Backstage Award winning “Divas” Off Broadway at the legendary Studio 54 in New York City, she received rave reviews in LA weekly for her role in the musical Dracula in Hollywood and was the lead singer on Carnival Cruise Lines’ “Ecstasy” ship out of Galveston, Texas. She has also done many commercial voice-overs, including Disneyland, Knott’s Berry Farm, and Toyota. Cara was seen on NBC’s “The Singing Bee” and Bravo’s “Sheer Genius” which resulted in the rainbow bright hair that can be seen in the Photo Gallery. Cara received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theater from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia where she performed at the Arden, Wilma, Merrriam, and The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts portraying the second nurse from the left in the world premiere musical “I’ll Be Seeing You”. She debuted her cabaret in NY at the legendary Don’t tell mama theatre and toured it to Los Angeles at the Wyndham Bellage hotel and the Whitefire Theatre. She performed with Palmer Productions as Claire in Personals and Rhetta in her favorite musical of all time Pump Boys and Dinnetts. Cara has performed at the Weathervane Theater in New Hampshire, The NASA Space Center, she has sung in the White House with Don Ho from Hawaii and with Debbie Reynolds in Las Vegas. Locally Cara has been seen at South Coast Repertory Theater, KCAL 9’s Hour of Power at the Crystal Cathedral and recently performend in the hit show, “Dancing Queen” on board the historic Queen Mary in Long Beach (Much easier to dance and sing on a ship that doesn't move). Cara holds a certificate in songwriting from the Berkley School of Music in Boston and received an honorable mention in the Song of the Year songwriting competition for her original song Closed Book. Cara is a member of The Actors Equity Association and The American Federation of Radio and Television Artists. Cara's hobbies include, Long walks in beautiful places, watching Saved by the Bell re-runs, playing bingo with old ladies, and eating sourdough bread and kulfi, she is currently learning how to play the cheese grater, which involves a lot of band aids!