I had a terrific time last night, performing in a double-header of musical endeavors (“The Good Girl” at The Snapple Theater Center, then Kevin McMullan’s show “Twist of Fate”). And I was happy to read over my morning coffee today that Sue Matsuki was kind enough to highlight me in her column section on Cabaret Hotline Online, reviewing The Salon Open Mic (which I attend and blog about on a weekly basis!): “Everyone was great but I look at and hear some of the Broadway types that do The Salon on a regular basis and I think, “How much more
November 14, 2010Sierra plays the part of Lucy in Musical Mondays Theater Lab’s reading of “The Good Girl” by Mary Liz McNamara and Arden Kass, performed at the Jerry Orbach Theater in the Snapple Theater Center. Directed by Lucie Tiberghien and musically directed by Annie Lebaux. www.MusicalMondays.org
October 28, 2010REVIEW: Cabaret Hotline Online, by Sue Matsuki. “…every single time she steps on a stage, she blows me away. I am speaking of Miss Sierra Rein…a pure, operatic/theatrical voice and performance worthy of a Tony…and THEN, I was shocked to hear her wailing out a Janis Joplin tune in the latest Marquee Five show. This girl can literally sing anything.” To read the full text, click here and scroll down to “THE SALON”
Stu Hamstra has a great quote in his Cabaret Hotline Online newsletter regarding Kevin McMullan’s Cabaret show “Twist of Fate” (which I’m singing in!) “OH, wow, did I see a great cabaret show on Saturday afternoon (October23rd)! Kevin McMullan and his great creative team served up a show yousimply must see: TWIST OF FATE at the LAURIE BEECHMAN. It’s described in thelistings below – it plays this Thursday, October 28th at 9:30 pm. I’m notgoing to review it here – I want to give Sue Matsuki first divs on writingthe review in her column, but I will tell you this:
October-December, 2010Sierra sang backup and solo vocals for Kevin McMullan’s Gypsy-themed show “Twist of Fate” at the Laurie Beechman Theater from October to December, 2010.
Kevin McMullen’s “Twist Of Fate” My next performances will be singing for Kevin McMullen’s show “Twist Of Fate,” an explosion of music inspired by Fortune, Fate, Love, Life, Death, The Afterlife and Reincarnation – all presented through storytelling and gorgeous music ranging from Broadway and Swing to contemporary and alternative Rock classics – songs from the likes of Louis Armstrong, kd lang, Styx, Peggy Lee and Olivia Newton-John. Multiple award-winners Miles Phillips (Director) and Mark Janas (Music Director) oversee an ambitious whirlwind of a show that unveils McMullan at the center of a six piece Gypsy Jazz Band and a
Sue Matsuki (who is a Cabaret performer of the highest esteem and who I highly respect), has started writing for Cabaret Hotline Online. Marquee Five’s latest show, “8-Track Throwback,” was chosen by Sue in her first run of reviews for the online site. And once again, I cannot be prouder of this show! You can read the review from the website itself here, or just read the following. And a REMINDER – OUR LAST SHOW is on October 16th, 2010 at 6pm, Don’t Tell Mama. Call 212-757-0788 or go online to make reservations!!! ***************************************MARQUEE FIVE in 8 TRACK THROWBACK –
Just got this from Stephen Hanks, Board President of the Musical Mondays Theatre Lab! ************************ THE GOOD GIRL Launches 2010-2011Musical Mondays on Theatrical Thursdays Season Dear Fans of Musical Mondays Theatre Lab, Our exciting new fall season is upon us and we wanted to send you this “Save the Date” email so you can be sure to catch the preview of the new musical THE GOOD GIRL, playing on Thursday, October 28th at 6:30 PM at the Jerry Orbach Theater in the Snapple Theater Center, 210 West 50th Street. Single admission is $15.00. For reservations, call 212 989-6706 or email