STAGE TUBE: Diva Time! Top 10 Must-See Christina Bianco Performances
Christina Bianco is unstoppable.
The two-time Drama Desk nominated singer/impressionist has covered song after song as almost every imaginable diva, and now, she's headed to the Broadway stage. BroadwayWorld recently reported that the 1992 Olivier Award winning play THE RISE AND FALL OF LITTLE VOICE is eyeing a 2016-17 Broadway run, starring Bianco in the pivotal role of LV.
In anticipation of her new endeavor, BroadwayWorld has compiled our top 10 Christina Bianco performances. It was hard to narrow it down, but our list includes "Let it Go," "Total Eclipse of the Heart," "Forget You," Christmas classics, and more, as Julie Andrews, Judy Garland, Idina Menzel, Demi Lovato, Barbra Streisand, and Celine Dion, to name a few. Check it out below!
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Bianco has become a YouTube sensation with her diva impression videos. Gaining over 21 million views worldwide led to performances on major television programs such as The Ellen DeGeneres Show and The Today Show. Christina made her West End debut starring in the Menier Chocolate Factory's hailed production of FORBIDDEN BROADWAY at the Vaudeville Theatre in London. In New York, she recently starred Off-Broadway in the one-woman, multi- character comedy, APPLICATION PENDING (Drama Desk Award Nomination). Other New York credits include NEWSICAL THE MUSICAL, FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: GOES TO REHAB (Drama Desk Award Nomination), RAFFI ON BROADWAY at the Gershwin Theatre, TONY AND TINA'S WEDDING (Tina) and IT MUST BE HIM. Christina originated the role of Dora in the long-running National Tour of DORA THE EXPLORER LIVE, including an SRO run at Radio City Music Hall.
Christina currently plays the recurring role of Bianca on the POP TV sitcom IMPRESS ME, produced by SoulPancake. This fall, she'll appear as Mindy in the Hallmark original movie series, SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED.
As a cabaret artist, Christina performed weekly in an unprecedented eight-month run of 11 O'Clock Numbers at Feinstein's at Loew's Regency in NYC. She has performed her critically acclaimed solo shows, DIVA MOMENTS and PARTY OF ONE, to sold out crowds at NYC's Birdland and regionally across the United States.
Abroad, Christina has sold out extended runs headlining at London's Hippodrome and Royal Albert Hall's prestigious Elgar Room and at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Christina frequently performs as a soloist with various U.S. and Canadian symphony orchestras.