What an amazing week in Canada at the Kelowna Community Theatre!
The audiences came out to celebrate. Girlfriends of all ages got groups of friends together decked out in sexy,Burlesque-y outfits. Others brought their fellas for a “real good time”. Cheering audiences and enthusiastic ovations! We were so touched at the warm wonderful reception from the fabulous Canadian audiences. Below are a few images and words:
“Wow,last night was amazing. Burlesque to Broadway rocked the Kelowna Community Theatre. Quinn Lemley has an amazing voice and stage presence and truly embodies the spirit of the amazing women who went from Burlesque to Broadway and Beyond. With songs and humor spanning most of the 20th century,stunning costumes,brilliant choreography,two incredibly talented,and very beautiful,co-stars,Natalie Loftin Bell and Jane Bunting ,and backed by a 10 piece band that is worth the price of admission themselves,this was a fabulous night.”
- Randy Zahara,Artistic Director
Kelowna Community Theatre,Canada,BC
“There seems to be a shortage today of those glitzy and glamorous Broadway show tunes that so many people loved back in the good old days,of women dancing about the stage in flashy and suggestive costumes backed by the catchy music of a ten piece band. Burlesque to Broadway brings back the feeling of these long forgotten attractions,not just with the feathery and sequinned costumes,but with the beautiful harmonies and excellent choreography that attracted people to these shows so long ago.
The stunning actresses….Quinn Lemely,Jane Bunting and Natalie Loften Bell…..and the highly skilled 10 piece band bring many classic songs back to life,but with an added touch of individuality inspired from many years of practice and refinement. Some people may believe that a show such as Burlesque to Broadway is not for them,but trust me when I say,this awesome show has a little something to offer everyone,regardless of musical interests. From the hit She’s a Lady by Tom Jones to the Mel Brooks Song Flaunt It,Burlesque to Broadway keeps the favourites flowing. The six show run in Kelowna,BC,Canada from November 1 – 5 attracted crowds of all kinds,from high school students to seniors,and many numbers were met by standing ovations of roaring applause,hoots and whistles.
Quinn Lemely was fabulous with her demure sense of humour and uncanny imitation of a broadway starlet with a voice of gold and the body of a dancer….she was brilliant and vivacious! And ‘her’ girls ….Raz and Gracie…two beautiful,talented and spirited young women who added variety and spice while on stage with the ‘Red Hot Mama’!! They made us smile,they made us laugh,they made us tap our toes…but most of all they made us remember a time not so long ago where feathers and boas and sequins prevailed….and entertained a nation!!”
Keith and Colleen Jerczynski
PACKING THE HOUSE PRODUCTIONS,Presenters Kelowna,BC
“A Standing Ovation Production!!”
“Quinn ,I loved your performance so much that I saw opening and closing nights here in Kelowna”
“We were totally blown away in Kelowna! I was listening to CBC for your interview and tried to get tickets but it didn’t work out. My lovely sweet friend got them and we were thrilled to be among those standing and clapping. You and your girls and the band were the most exciting and fun act we’ve seen for a while. Thanks for posing for pics in the “alley”afterwards. Come back soon! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! Neapolitan never tasted so good!”
THANK YOU KELOWNA! WE HAD A BLAST!
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