"Littlepage takes a star turn ...
cabaret at its finest ... not to be missed."
Music Connection Magazine
"An inspired performance ... keeps
the audience laughing for two solid hours."
The Post and Courier,
sublime ... Alluring, wonderfully intelligent and funny."
Monterey County Herald
"It's an evening to savor. You're
going to like it a lot."
Back Stage, New York
"And what a sublime evening it
is! Littlepage is amazing as the late British comedienne."
"Ms. Littlepage couldn't personify
and embody Ms. Lillie any more perfectly."
Theatre Reviews Ltd.,
"The songs Lillie once sang seem
to belong to Littlepage."
Bay Area Reporter, San
"Comic treat ... wonderful musical
"... Enchanting, funny, charming,
irreverent and enormously talented ..."
"Littlepage's energetic performance
leaves you reeling..."
Edinburgh Fringe Festival,
"Layne Littlepage shines ..."
The Desert Sun, Palm
"A talented actor with a beautifully
Spoleto Music Festival
"Littlepage attains a level of
elegant sophistication in comedic art seldom practiced these days...Plus,
she can really sing. She is note and inflection well-nigh perfect."
Carmel Pine Cone
Elegant, luminous soprano vocalist
and gifted comedian, Layne Littlepage's dynamic, delightful and
sometimes hysterically funny performances have received outstanding
theatrical reviews and have enchanted audiences both public and
corporate, from San Francisco to New York and across the Atlantic.
She has entertained national and international business organizations
around the country, including the Concours Group, CSC-Index and
the Bethlehem Steel Corporation.
Layne offers a variety of marvelous, sophisticated one-woman cabaret
shows perfect for after dinner entertainment:
Layne's acclaimed one-woman show
performed entirely as the Grand Dame of Comedy. Layne looks, sounds
and clowns with all the wit, verve and grace of Bea Lillie herself.
All of Lillie's trademark songs are included, from "Fairies At The
Bottom Of Our Garden" to "Maude" and "Three Little Fishies." A show
that will delight your ear and tickle your funnybone!
Celebrating the musical friendship
of Noel Coward and Cole Porter. One of the richest and most varied
of Layne's shows, this collection of the melody and wit of these
Twentieth Century legends features "Don't Put Your Daughter on the
Stage," "Mad Dogs and Englishmen," "Night and Day," both the Porter
and Coward versions of "You're the Top" and "Let's Do It," plus
Layne as Marlene Dietrich singing "The Laziest Gal in Town."
Who could ask for anything more?
A musical celebration of the world's greatest songwriting brothers,
George and Ira Gershwin, featuring songs from Broadway and Hollywood
including "Strike Up the Band," "Embraceable You," "The Man I Love,"
"A Foggy Day in London Town," "Fascinating Rhythm," "Summertime,"
and "Someone to Watch Over Me."
The unforgettable songs of World
War II and the fabulous entertainers who performed them: Layne Littlepage
and Barney Hulse bring the era to life, singing songs beloved on
both sides of the Atlantic, such as "I'll Be Seeing You," "The White
Cliffs of Dover," "Lili Marlene," "Accentuate the Positive," and
"Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy." This show features surprise appearances
by Marlene Dietrich, Edith Piaf, George and Gracie Allen, Jimmy
Durante, Bette Davis and all three Andrews Sisters!
Irving Berlin lived over 100 years
and wrote over 1,000 songs. He rose from abject poverty to legendary
wealth and fame. Enjoy the story of this remarkable man through
his unforgettable songs, including "Alexander's Ragtime Band," "A
Pretty Girl Is Like A Melody," "Always," "Easter Parade," "How Deep
Is The Ocean," and of course, "White Christmas."
Layne Littlepage's Richard Rodgers
show features a wealth of glorious Broadway songs as well as the
story of Rodgers' life and the amazing collaboration with his writing
partners Oscar Hammerstein II and Lorenz Hart which produced The
Sound Of Music, Pal Joey, Oklahoma
and The King And I. The show also honors the Rodgers
musical dynasty and the music of his daughter Mary Rodgers and grandson
From My Fair Lady to
Victor/Victoria with The Sound Of Music
along the way. The songs that made Julie Andrews famous, sung by
Layne as Julie herself. A highlight is "The Three Minute Mary Poppins"--
the entire film condensed into a hilarious rapid-fire 180 seconds!
and seasonally yours ...
Layne's Christmas show recalls the
best of the holiday favorites from the 30s, 40s and 50s. Sentimental
favorites such as "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" and "I'll
Be Home for Christmas" are interspersed with whimsical tunes such
as "Snow" (from Irving Berlin's White Christmas) and
the delightful "Suzy Snowflake" (originally popularized in 1951
by Rosemary Clooney). But this is more than just a magnificent singing
performance - along with her enchanting renditions the best-loved
Christmas songs from America's golden era of stage and screen, Layne
shares heartwarming tales of the stories behind the songs, anecdotes
of the composers and stars who made these songs a part of American
history. Learn more
about the Classic American Christmas program and hear excerpts
from a few of the songs.