Holly sings Judy at The London Hippodrome

 

 

"Penfield gave us not an imitation but an homage to her heroine (Judy Garland) with a voice that movingly did justice to both the song and the original artist."

- Cabaret Scenes Magazine (Helen Theophanous)

 

 

 

 

 

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"...her powerful, highly expressive voice has made her a must-see for any visitor to London with a taste for cabaret."
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Theatreland by Paul Ibell

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"Singer is too weak a word. This Holly does not go lightly. She is a one woman explosion. Her 45 minute set is a passionate flirtation with the audience and never overdone. I wish other singers could hear this bombshell, they could learn how to make better use of their time. I picked up a few tips myself."
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The late, great Larry Adler

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"Vegas may have Elton and Celine, but now Soho has its own devilishly talented singer in residence. Holly Penfield could give either of these divas a run for their money, not just for the power of her vocals but in terms of sheer old school glamour. Holly has established herself as the premier cabaret performer."
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Evening Standard (London)

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"Holly Penfield is more than one fine diva -- she's a whole host of them, and they all look wonderful and sound sensational."
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Sir Tim Rice

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"From lewd self-penned Weimar era numbers in a Liza Minnelli black wig and basque, to a wrenchingly poignant rendering of Joni Mitchell's "Both Sides Now", Penfield can neither be second-guessed nor her banter bettered. It's impossible to imagine how much more someone could give to their audience. A flaming glitterball of passion, glamour and joie de vivre."
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Metro (London)

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"She is extraordinary. Everything about her -- her voice, her persona, even her clothes... she is a performer to surrender yourself to... You should take this opportunity to enjoy this wonderful, outrageous creature, with her extravagant, colorful plumage.... a captivating, compelling performer."
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The Scotsman (Edinburgh)

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"There are no less than seven costume changes... she works the audience extremely well... Cabaret of this nature is comparatively rare. Presented by as accomplished a musician as Penfield, who has written several of the songs, it is a joy to watch."
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The Stage (London)

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"A classic jazz singer with a fantastic voice full of sensuality, backed up by a superb band... Singing a range of classics from "Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend" to Joni Mitchell, Holly also has her own songs and provides an evening of cool and sensual fun that is perfect for late night entertainment."
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Three Weeks, Edinburgh Fringe Festival

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  "Go see her now, then buy the CD. Holly is going to be huge!"
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Scotsgay (Edinburgh)

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