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“Greatest of all time”
A fabulous night! Morgan and Caitlin's beautiful voices, humour and skilful writing made for great insight into their New York lives & wonderful entertainment. Bring them back next year!
Reviewed by Judy K.
14 February 2022
Greatest of all time
“Greatest of all time”
A fabulous show by two very talented performers. The music, singing and Morgan and Caitlin's connection to the audience gave us a wonderful night of entertainment. We wanted more! Look forward to seeing more of them performing in Perth. Please bring them back again.
Reviewed by Vida C.
14 February 2022
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Review by Bruce Mutard | 13 February 2022

New York, New York, if you can make it there, you can make it anywhere... except when you don't. As the fabulously talented mezzo-soprano Caitlin Cassidy and her confrère, musical theatre cantatrice Morgan Cowling will tell you, New York's not an easy town to make it in. After seeing this show, you might wonder how could New York not see their talent? Well, as this delightful mini-musical will regale you in song and anecdote, first of all, everybody is there trying to make it at the same time, I mean, if you can make it there, etc. Secondly, there was something called a pandemic that hit the Big Apple hard and fast, dimming the lights on Broadway and the Met Opera. Both decided the old hometown Perth looked the better prospect.

But rather than coming back with their tails between their legs, Caitlin and Morgan have pooled their tales of trudging from one audition to another, 'interesting' neighbours in apartment blocks, the manifold day jobs to pay the rent. Of the latter, Caitlin's hilarious song 'C**ktober' regales us of her time as voice-over artist for porno company Moist to comic-opera effect.

The repertoire is drawn from the Great American songbook, show tunes and opera (including one full aria, that Caitlin sung hundreds of times at auditions). The songs are also tweaked and interspersed with personal touches in such witty ways. Both are fabulous performers, which proves the value of the WAAPA degree, so even if they didn't 'make it' there, they are going to make it here, with this show. I'm sure it's going to find life beyond our borders, transcending time and place as it does so, and even perhaps find it's way back to the New York stage when whatever the new normal is, becomes so. But see it here, now.