Variety

“Blackhurst is a huggable performer with a positive attitude, a sunny voice and a refreshing sense of humor.  Merman would be proud of the tribute.  One can almost hear her encouraging words from the wings, ‘Sing out, Klea!’”

Variety

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TimeOut 2

“Blackhurst brings down the house using her rich Midler-esque voice to terrific effect.  A smart, funny tribute….Brava, Klea – this is one helluva show!”

Time Out New York

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Village Voice

“Pauline Kael once wrote that it takes a star to play a star.  If that’s true, then Klea Blackhurst is a star…Make no mistake here: This is a career making turn!”

Village Voice

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TimeOut

“Klea Blackhurst’s show was a powerhouse of energy and intelligence.  It just blew you away.”

Time Out New York

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NYT Review 2

“An ebullient tribute with a fresh musical perspective……Klea Blackhurst brings out a Merman trait that many overlook: her jovial sense of swing.”

Stephen Holden, New York Times

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