BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! The Monocle welcomes back Paula Dean for an encore perforamnce of ABOUT THE JOURNEY on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 8pm. Paula Dean’s long awaited solo cabaret debut, ABOUT THE JOURNEY, was sold out before the doors were even open so we are very exicted to welcome her back for a second viewing. Don’t miss your chance to see this encore performance. You will laugh, you will cry, and then you will laugh again. Join Paula, her remarkable music director Carol Schmidt, and amazing director Kay Love, and become part of her journey. You will be glad you did! Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door.
Paula has an established herself as an accomplished singer in the St. Louis musical theatre world. Se what critics are saying about her.
“Her singing voice is powerful enough to shake the rafters. Her version of the title number near the show’s end is the most expressive and powerful rendition I think I’ve ever seen.” – Steve Allen – Stage Door Left
“She’s at her boldest when her scarlet lips approach the microphone as if it were a lover” – Judith Newmark – St. Louis Post Dispatch
“Strong stage presence, excellent comic and dramatic skill, and ability to transition between characters at the drop of a hat. Dean accomplishes all those tasks with supreme proficiency,.” Michelle Kenyon – Snoops Thoughts
“Not only does she capture that devil may care attitude mixed with desperation, but her singing voice is powerful enough to shake the rafters.” - Stage Door Left
“Dean is very close to perfection herself. She has an amazing set of pipes. If her rendition of the title song doesn’t break your heart, then you may not have one.” – Vital Voice
Here's what audience are saying about this exciting, touching, and funny solo cabaret “About the Journey”
“I first encountered the very talented Ms. Dean in 2009. I have since had opportunities to admire her work in other shows including her remarkable Sally Bowles. I expect fine things from her (first) solo cabaret and a bit of future history.” – Chuck Lavazzi – Chuck’s Choice
As “she appears in her cabaret debut, I can only say, “IT’S ABOUT TIME!”
“She shows a bit of nervousness which is actually rather endearing in one so deeply talented as she.”
“Paula has a very sexy, vivacious, comic gift and that comes across from the very start”
“Powerful and dramatic and a bit sentimental. She nails it!” – Steve Callahan Broadway World