How Liza Minnelli helped Isaac Mizrahi win the war on stage fright

Courtesy of Isaac Mizrahi

To an eclectic résumé — fashion designer, talk-show host, QVC vendor — Isaac Mizrahi has added another: Café Carlyle headliner. The 55-year-old Brooklyn native debuts his cabaret act there Tuesday with the felicitously titled show, “Does This Song Make Me Look Fat?”

Here’s what he told The Post about singing, dressing and how Liza Minnelli helped him conquer stage fright.

How did you come up with that title?

One of the great fears of my life is that someone will publish a picture of me while I’m singing, because you always look fat when you’re singing. I hate to set myself up for this, but I’ve been dieting for a number of months, and I think I dropped maybe two dress sizes. I was like a 14 and now I’m about a 10.

How best to describe your voice?

It’s kind of like a toad meets Liza. I used to know Elaine Stritch, and told her,…

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