Joanna Lee - Female Singer | South East(no reviews)
Based In: South East
Performs: Within 50 Miles
Fees: £300 for 1 45 minute set and £100 for each extra set.
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I can provide a whole evening's entertainment. A jazzy background set, a visual cabaret show with plenty of audience participation and a feelgood dance set full of favourites from the 50s/60s and 70s. I am a powerhouse singer (thanks to my many years in the West End) and have been compared to top artists such as Barbra Streisand, Ella Fitzgerald, Dusty Springfield and Amy Winehouse. Having been described as possessing a "voice that makes you cry" and "the voice of an angel" ... thanks to my versatility I can lull you with chocolatey ballads from the 30s, entertain you with swinging songs from ... the 40s, lure you onto the dance floor with rock and roll classics from the 50s and 60s and excite you with theatrical numbers from Cabaret, Chicago and Les Miserables.
Jo has played leading roles in many West End shows including Pepper in ANNIE at the Victoria Palace, Ensemble and Eponine in LES MISERABLES at the Palace, Sue in A SLICE OF SATURDAY NIGHT at the Arts, Sarah in VIVA ESPANA at the Arts, THE ROYAL VARIETY SHOW at the Coliseum and the LES MISERABLES concert at the Albert Hall.
On National Tour, she’s played Mavis in HOT STUFF, Columbia in ROCKY HORROR SHOW, Miss Glow-worm in JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH, Ruby in ROCK HARD and Jeanie in HAIR.
Other major productions include OLIVER, DIVA FEVER, ABIGAIL’S PARTY, GREASE, THE BEGGARS OPERA, THE ... ADVENTURES OF MR. TOAD, LUST, LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD, THE PROVOK’D WIFE, WHAT THE BUTLER SAW and 84 CHARING CROSS ROAD.
On TV and film, she can be seen in STRANGE BUT TRUE, THE BILL, KEEPING MUM, GOLDENEYE, JOINT ACCOUNT and REVOLUTION.
Jo has now branched out into the cabaret world. She was a founder member of the successful cabaret acts THE CORSETTES and GIRLS WHO WEAR GLASSES and was proud to perform her one woman show at Pizza on the Park, the Millfield Theatre and Greenwich Theatre.
Having also appeared in THE SPIRIT OF THE MUSICALS, 20th CENTURY MUSICALS, PUTTING ON THE RITZ, WEST END TO BROADWAY and regularly at the Theatre Royal Lincoln in
SHOWSTOPPERS, Jo was inspired to form her own duo, DROP DEAD DIVAS, who specialise in musical theatre songs.
Jo has also done 3 national tours with Alvin Stardust in Rocking Around the Christmas Tree, and is the lead vocalist in the popular 60s band Ready Steady Go!
Although having a background in musical theatre, her versatility brings a “bit of everything” to her solo gigs. You can expect to hear showtunes, pop, rock, soul, jazz , favourites from the 60s, 70s and 80s and popular standards. Everything performed with an edge of theatricality!
Recent clients and venues include:
Saudi Billionaires Walid and Christina Jusffali – Private Party
Pizza on the Park – Knightsbridge – One Woman Show
Girton Golf Club – Cambridge – Cabaret dinner and dance
Jardine’s Bistro – Wivenhoe – Themed 1920s and 1930s evenings
The Duck – Newney Green – New Years Eve for 4 years
Lincoln Castle – Big band swing event
Mallory Court Hotel – Cabaret, dinner and dance
Greenwich Theatre – One Woman Show
Millfield Theatre – One Woman Show
Crondon Park Golf Club – Chelmsford – Wedding entertainment
Marconi Club – Ch ... elmsford – Charity Ball
Waltham Forest Council – Outdoor Summer and Christmas events
Essex on Tour – Cabaret Show in many venues around Essex
Inntel Ltd -Lord’s Cricket Ground – Annual Ball
Bungay Castle – Cabaret Show
Ellesborough Golf Club – Cabaret, dinner and dance
Greenwoods Hotel – Stock – Private Party
Bongow – Kelvedon Hatch – Private Party
Ivy Hill Hotel – Margaretting – Private Party
Regents Park Barracks – Annual ball
Hylands House – Chelmsford – Private Party
Stock Common – WW1 Commemoration day
Colchester Arts Theatre – Tarantino Evenng
Napps Pharmaceuticals – Annual Ball
Zenz Restaurant – Christmas party
Walthamstow Theatre – Christmas Cabaret Show
BG Children’s Christmas Party
Chingford Assembly Halls – Senior Citizens’s Christmas Cabaret
Botley Farmhouse – New Year’s Eve
Dyke Golf Club – Christmas Party
Hutton Masonic Lodge – Ladies Night
Hadleigh Masonic Lodge – Ladies Night
Seaton Masonic Lodge – Ladies Night
Westcliff Casino – Vegas Night
Old Chelmsfordians – Charity Event
Guild Hall Thaxted – Private Party
Braintree Conservative Club – Private Party
Crabtrees Bar – Musical Theatre Night
The Secret Garden – Chelmsford – Cabaret/jazz night
New London Theatre – National Cats Convention
Shirley Golf Club - Annual Ball
Secret Garden (Chelmsford) - Strawberry Tea
…and many more private functions, weddings, concerts and theatre events.
Wedding Reception Entertainment Birthday Party Entertainment Private Parties Corporate Events Cocktail Receptions Christening Entertainment Product Launches Trade Shows Christmas Party Events Bar Mitzvah Bat Mitzvah Gala Dinners Jewish Weddings After Dinner Entertainment. Concerts Restaurants Hotels.
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