Julianne: Live from LA!

mimi von schack · Ages 14+ · United States of America

one person show
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IAN FEDERGREEN certified reviewer June 14, 2016
The show is an extended character sketch. The character is a cross between Bill Murray's lounge singer and Jennifer Coolidge from Best In Show. A has-been celebrity regales us with stories and her spin on old pop songs (I especially liked a rumba take on The Sounds Of Silence). It starts out very funny, but certainly loses steam as it goes. Interspersed video pieces keep killing the momentum. Still, Mimi von Schack (Julianne) has sharp timing and a great voice. Accompanist/ MD Dan Ring lends invaluable support.... full review