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Follow Donna Wannabe and Katherine Withakay (yes, really) through the trials, tribulations and transfers of flying to Las Vegas – all performed in astonishing tongue-in-cheek operatic style!A warning to potential gentlemen viewers: if being assaulted by two busty opera prima donnas in red corsets is not your style, perhaps think twice about this show. However, the lively and entertaining nature of the show makes Opera Larks well worth a look in, as opera and musical opera favourites are put together and beautifully executed by these two classically trained singers, combined with bold comedy interaction. To be able to serenade a football with Nessum Dorma or straddle multiple audience members to the music of Bizet is surely a totally original, and very entertaining, talent on the part of these two shameless drama queens.The singing was exceptional. ‘Danny Boy’ was truly beautiful. However, these were not comedians who happened to sing, nor coincidentally funny singers: their balance between flawless opera singing and very funny audience interaction was perfect. The only problem, as is always the problem with opera sung in English, was that the words had a habit of getting lost sometimes, which occasionally somewhat inhibited the comedy.

Reviews by Amy Crothers

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The Blurb

Join divas Katherine Withakay and Donna Wannabe on a whirlwind trip to the USA for their mildly-perilous big-break. Bring your Stetson and hold onto your seats, it's going to get bumpy, yeeha! *** (Scotsman); **** (ThreeWeeks). www.operalarks.com

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