Sharon Sexton’s astonishing portrayal of Lisa Minelli is to be seen in London next month with the première of the award-winning Somewhere Under The Rainbow – The Liza Minnelli Story.
The singer, currently in the West End cast of The Commitments, has been lauded for her remarkable performance.
It opens at the Landor Theatre from May 12 and runs for a week.
Following a sold-out Irish tour and rave reviews at the 2012 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Sexton dives under the diva’s skin with her compelling portrayal of Ms Minnelli.
She shares legendary stories and secrets from a fascinating career and belts her way through many of the signature tunes from the Minnelli songbook, including Mein Herr, Some People and Maybe This Time and more.
Written by award-winning Cillian O’Donnachadha, this stunning one-woman show is set in the intimacy of Liza’s dressing room, where the star invites the audience to step beyond the footlights and decide for themselves what is truth and illusion about her life and career.
It charts the illustrious performer’s life, loves and music, as Liza steps out from the shadows of her superstar mother, Judy Garland, to establish a substantial career as a performer in her own right. But sometimes it’s hard to tell where the rainbow ends and the horizon begins…
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