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"Mischievous reverie" 
VILLAGE VOICE

"Melissa Birch might just reinvent theater"
MINNEAPOLIS- ST. PAUL  MAGAZINE

“Offbeat, indescribable, and weird”
PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER

"The mundane meets the miraculous"
CITY PAGES

“Painfully funny and hilariously painful.”
MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

"With Melissa Birch as master of ceremonies, you had better believe the circus is back in town" 
MINNESOTA DAILY

 

“Full of comic reminiscences and sexual adventures”
NY BLADE

 

“Satire with a soft voice”
PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER

 

“A fascinating performer balanced on the edge”
MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

“Gorgeous and well-crafted, Birch nails down ambiguous feeling with total accuracy, like a Zen archer”
CITY PAGES

 

“An intelligent, charismatic performer”
MPLS SKYWAY NEWS

 

"Melissa Birch's smoky alto handles John's peculiar soul with authority...With a rock-star persona and British accent, Birch and her band conjure Elton's reckless, costumed days and bring the right amount of kitsch to the proceedings"
CITY PAGES

 

“Few say it better”
MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

 

“Spooky chic meets relentlessly uncanny”
CITY PAGES

 

"Rakish voice.. dusky and mournful"
MN WOMENS PRESS

 

"..A high skill for creating a world and allowing many paths in"
MN PLAYLIST

“Irresistibly funny”
MINNEAPOLIS SKYWAY NEWS

 

“Birch is menacing, intense, stands out in a strong cast as writer, performer, musician..” 
WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL