Victoria Ordin

Victoria Ordin is a writer based in West Los Angeles and Manhattan. Raised in L.A. around film and television, she developed an early appreciation for Broadway and cabaret from her parents, but particularly her father, whose musical passions ranged from classical to opera to Big Band. After studying English at Yale, Victoria earned her Masters at UCSB and completed coursework for the Ph.D. For the past four years, she has written a bicoastal memoir and culture blog called Victorian Chick Redux. Her work has also appeared in The Weekly Standard, Huffington Post, and the Patch.

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Naked Lunch: The Musical

| November 7, 2016 | 0 Comments
Naked Lunch: The Musical

A clever, consistently funny musical.

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Broadway Sings Their Own

| October 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Broadway Sings Their Own

I hope that Broadway Sings Their Own becomes a regular part of Corey Mach’s series.

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More Than You Know

| June 28, 2016 | 1 Comment
More Than You Know

Stanford gives a nuanced, moving performance.

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Stephen Hanks: Don McLean: Storyteller

| May 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
Stephen Hanks: Don McLean: Storyteller

This revised version pitches McLean as a serious writer of story songs.

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Dawn Derow: Legit: A Classical Cabaret

| April 1, 2016 | 1 Comment
Dawn Derow:  Legit: A Classical Cabaret

Dawn Derow’s ambitious Legit: A Classical Cabaret does not disappoint.

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Fyvush Finkel

| March 31, 2016 | 0 Comments
Fyvush Finkel

At 93, Fyvush Finkel has more energy and passion on stage than many performers barely two-thirds his age.

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Katie Rose Clarke

| March 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
Katie Rose Clarke

Clarke moved effortlessly from opera to pop to standards to rock.

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Sarah Partridge

| March 18, 2016 | 0 Comments
Sarah Partridge

Sarah Partridge is as compelling live as she is on her most recent release.

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Megan Loughran: I Sing Standing Up

| January 7, 2016 | 0 Comments
Megan Loughran: I Sing Standing Up

Loughran combines an old-fashioned zaniness with a modern edge and a graceful, strong voice.

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Mary Bogue: The Red Lipstick Blues

| December 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
Mary Bogue: The Red Lipstick Blues

The Red Lipstick Blues is a cabaret experience not to be missed.

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