Reviews

“Melanie Gall and her powerfully emotive, technically dazzling voice make this one-woman musical “bio-play” an unforgettable delight. Five stars.” (CBC)

 

“If you like vaudeville era music, and jokes that would make your grandma blush, Melanie Gall’s ‘Soph’ (by the end of the show you’re on a first-name basis) is the girl for you.” (Saskatoon StarPhoenix)

 

“Once Melanie Gall starts singing, nothing else matters.” (Kelly Stifora, CBC Winnipeg)

 

 “Gall fills the hall with her crystalline soprano in a voice Tucker could only envy.” (Edmonton Sun)

 

“With Gall’s exuberant characterization of Tucker, nobody stays down for long.” (Edmonton Journal)

 

 

“I have to imagine anyone that’s ever had the pleasure of hearing or reviewing her singing has already used up all the hyperbole in the world to describe it. Singing: Melanie Gall can do it. Full stop.” (Marble Victoria)

 

 

 

“Melanie Gall embodies Tucker’s sassy persona well and is a delight to watch. She is even more of a delight to listen to – this woman has some serious pipes! The high point of her performance is her powerful rendition of a heart-wrenching Yiddish mourning song. Goosebumps.”  (Sabrina Cataldo, Regina)

 

 

“A nostalgia masterpiece.”  (Rebecca Young, Edmonton)

 

“Melanie Gall is the ideal person to re-create Sophie Tucker, last of the “red-hot mamas”.  Gall’s opera-trained voice is deep and rich, her stage presence assured.” (Janice LaCouvee, Victoria)

 

“Melanie Gall is an engaging cabaret performer.”  (Winnipeg Jewish Review)