New York and West End performer Christina Bianco’s singular voice and comedic charm have brought audiences around the world to their feet. Bianco captured international acclaim as a YouTube sensation with her ‘diva’ impression videos, gaining over 23 million views. A woman of many voices, she has performed on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Queen Latifah Show, The Today Show, The Paul O’Grady Show and Graham Norton on BBC Radio 2.
Celebrating the most iconic vocalists of all time, Diva Moments features songs that made divas out of the women who sang them. Audiences can expect an exciting selection of pop, standard & Broadway tunes, sung in Christina’s own voice as well as in the voices of your favorite pop-culture personalities from yesterday and today. From Ariana Grande to Barbra Streisand to Edith Piaf, no celebrity is safe!
With Music Direction by Michael Lavine, the show will also feature some of Christina’s greatest YouTube hits and her hilarious ‘unlikely interpretations,’ that pair a singer and song you wouldn’t expect. With countless impressions, games, sketches and lots of audience participation, Diva Moments is sure to be unlike anything audiences have seen before!
Two-time Drama Desk Award nominee, Bianco made her West End debut in The Menier Chocolate Factory’s production of Forbidden Broadway at The Vaudeville Theatre. Christina’s New York credits include The Marvelous Wonderettes, the one-woman, multi-character comedy, Application Pending (Drama Desk Award Nomination), Newsical the Musical, and Forbidden Broadway; Goes To Rehab (Drama Desk Award Nomination).
She has performed her critically acclaimed solo shows to sold out crowds in the US and the UK, selling out extended runs at London’s famed Hippodrome, Royal Albert Hall’s prestigious Elgar Room and The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, winning the Three Weeks Editors Award. Last year, Christina completed a 14 city UK tour titled, Me Myself And Everyone Else. Following that, she enjoyed a 3 week residency at London’s Charing Cross Theater with her Christmas show, O Come All Ye Divas.
Christina frequently performs as a soloist with major US and Canadian symphony orchestras, and will be debuting her solo symphonic concert in September 2017 with the Indianapolis Symphony under the direction of Maestro Jack Everly.
“Bianco may be known for her impressions, but what audiences will take away from her shows are her humor, charm, and incredibly powerful voice rivaling the very divas she impersonates.” – Broadway World
The Alex Theatre, 135 Fitzroy Street, St. Kilda
Performances: 8 & 9 March 2017 – 8.15pm
Information and Bookings: www.alextheatrestk.com
Hayes Theatre Co, 19 Greenknowe Avenue, Potts Point
Performances: 12 March 2017 – 3.00pm & 7.00pm (sold out)
For more information about Christina, visit: www.christinabianco.com for details.
Image: Christina Bianco in Diva Moments – photo by Darren Bell