Join Opera and Musical Theatre singer, Olivia Ruggiero, for an hour of Broadway Belts, West End Wonders, Opera Classics and those earworms that you know you love from shows including Les Miserables, Anastasia, Jesus Christ Superstar and many more!
A show for musical lovers and broadway novices alike, Broadway Diva makes its World Premiere at the Fringe.
"…this leading lady is a strong voice both in thought and vocals. We are looking forward to what's next from this powerful talent." - Broadway World
"Ruggiero is an engaging narrator with astounding vocal talent and has the audience captivated from start to finish." - West End Best Friend
"...A fully engaging and entertaining presence from entrance to final bow." - Sydney Arts Guide
Starring Olivia Ruggiero, Directed by Carly Fisher
Presented by: Theatre Travels and Olivia Ruggiero
Theatre Travels is a Sydney (Gadigal) based production company that, since launching in 2020, has produced over 20 shows including 5★ shows at the 2020 and 2022 Adelaide Fringe Festivals. All Theatre Travels shows fall under one of our three priority focuses; female driven works, premieres and/or cause-focused theatre. Theatre Travels is also a nation-wide reviewing platform. Read more at www.theatretravels.org
Olivia Ruggiero is a Performer and Writer. Olivia is a graduate of the Queensland Conservatorium of Music's Bachelor of Music (Musical Theatre) program and is currently completing her Masters of Music (Classical Performance) at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Olivia wrote and performed in her one woman cabaret Puppets and in 2022 toured Sydney, Melbourne & Edinburgh.
Reviews & Fringefeed Reacts
Ruggiero does not simply sing, she lives and performs every musical number as if it is part of a show. - Jude Hines, Stage Whispers
Broadway Diva is a charming chanteuse performing a solo show in a fairy-lit secret garden. - Dr Diana Carroll, ArtsHub
Her talent is outstanding in itself, yet she also shares stories of her past, making it personal. - Rebecca Wu, Glam Adelaide
We both rate this production a solid 5 stars, based on performance and production. - Jenny Pickett, Weekend Notes
Young or old, or somewhere in between, if you’re a lover of great singing, Musical Theatre and the occasional Opera you will love this show! - John Doherty, That Guy in The Foyer/ Radio 891 Smart Arts!