Media Quotes — Inside Press

What They’re Saying
    • “Big-Boned Comedian”- Time Out, NYC
    • “A quintet of captivating divas rounded out the ode to Lerner: Red hot mama Leanne Borghesi with a powerful “No Man Is Worth It” (Charles Strouse)”- Marilyn Lester, Nightlife Exchange
    • “She is a human dynamo!”Talkin’ Broadway
    • ” Leanne Borghesi from San Francisco brought down the house at the end of Act One with her smashing version of “No Man is Worth It” (DANCE A LITTLE CLOSER), with saxophonist Jim Piela…From the moment she appeared in her fiery red sequined gown, Borghesi owned the stage, and her soaring belt was very impressive.”- Eugene Ebner, Oct. 15, 2018 BroadwayWorld
    • “We’re treated to two red hot mama showstoppers. Leanne Borghesi’s “No Man Is Worth It” (Dance a Little Closer; music: Strouse; piano: Brandon Adams; very fine, symbiotic sax: Jim Piela) is delivered with terrific, wide open vocal and accomplished tease. “ Alix Cohen Cabaret Scenes
    • “A delightful Leanne Borghesi…whose “Cosmo Girl”-type submissive bimbo-sity knows no bounds.”- Dennis Harvey, Variety
    • “Leanne Borghesi is a hoot…twittering and barking her way through inane conversation and wobbling in her red pumps during her “dance of the seven towels.” Alisa Solomon, The Village Voice
    • “A Borghesi show is always exciting, fully realized, and able to transport her fans into a new and thrilling world of pure entertainment at its finest…extreme talent coupled with seemingly exhaustive inventiveness!” -Steve Murray, Cabaret Scenes
    • “The sold-out crowd, hungry for a Borghesi feast, ate her up.”- Steve Murray, Cabaret Scenes
    • “Her voice was in great command- clear and bright…pure icing on the delicious cake that is Beautiful Dirty Sexy Me.”  Steve Murray, Cabaret Scene
    • ” This first-class talent takes on the music of legendary divas such as Bette Midler, July Garland, Ethel Merman, Barbra Streisand and Patti LuPone..”- Talkin’ Broadway
    • “I said it before and I will say it again. Leanne Borghesi gave a sumptuous performance wild and wonderful with fantastic abandonment.”- Richard Connema, Talkin’ Broadway
    • “With vocal chops that blend amazing strength, fabulous musicianship, beautiful tonality, and powerful get-down Broadway-type belting, Leanne Borghesi is recognizably one of San Francisco’s hottest and most diverse celebrities.”- Sean Martinfield, San Francisco Sentinel
    • “Borghesi isn’t a one–trick pony, oh no. She can belt with the best in her clear, sharp vibrato.”- Cabaret Scenes
    • “This first class entertainer is remonstrant of such legendary divas of Francis Fay and Ethel Merman with a little of Carol Burnett thrown in for good measure and she can belt out a tune with the best.” Richard Connema, Talkin’ Broadway“Leanne Borghesi gave a sumptuous performance as the ostensible chaperone. She was wild and wonderful with fantastic abandonment, especially when singing “As We Stumble Along.”- Richard Connema, Talkin’ Broadway
    • “The trio of robust ladies “Busty, Outrageous, Over-the-Top Broads Singing.” Leanne Borghesi, Jessica Coker and Soila Hughes with The Graham Sobelman Trio presented a fast-paced, rowdy and great 75 minutes of current songs for the New Year before a packed house at the Rrazz Room.”” – Talkin’ Broadway