This wonderful new play by Australia's renowned playwright Joanna Murray-Smith
, was written especially to showcase the extraordinary talents of Australian singer and actress, Bernadette Robinson
In this critically acclaimed one-woman show, directed by Simon Phillips, Robinson plays five ordinary women and five iconic singers, Judy Garland
, Patsy Cline
, Billie Holiday
, Edith Piaf
and Maria Callas
. Each "nobody" recounts an intimate tale of how her life was transformed by an encounter with one of the icons.
With phenomenal control of tone and accent, Robinson seamlessly brings to life each "nobody" and each legendary singer. Her voice shifts from the smoky blues of Billie Holiday to the thrilling soprano of Maria Callas, via Garland, Cline and Piaf, with consummate ease."MIRACULOUS VOICE"
The Age "VIRTUOSIC ACTING"
The Australian"THEATRICAL ALCHEMY"
Herald Sun "A SPELLBINDER"
Barry Humphries"ONE OF THE MUSICAL HIGHLIGHTS OF 2011"
Courier Mail, Brisbane "LEAVES ONE EXULTANT AND SHOULD NOT BE MISSED"
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