" ... [her] colossal blues vocals absolutely blew the roof off the place ... a master class of talent." -- Broadway World
"The powerfully talented Janine Mercandetti stuns us . . . with both her considerable singing skills, but also her deeply moving acting."
"Brown's songs run the gamut from
laugh-filled to lacerating ... and
Mercandetti acts and sings the hell out of them." --CITY Newspaper
"A frequent powerhouse . .. Mercandetti's
strong voice and dancing carries the group from start to finish, and it’s hard to imagine the cast without her." --D&C Newspaper
"A fierce comic knack." --Broadway World, NYC
"Mercandetti almost runs away with the show . . . giving a performance that is much more than a caricature." --CITY Newspaper
"A masterful piece of directing."
Performer • Director • Coach