Trudy Carmichael is an extraordinary Las Vegas lounge personality that is sure to spice up any party - anytime - anywhere whether you need a grande Mistress of Ceremonies, a traditional Jazz/Pop Vocalist OR a completely Improvised Musical about you or your guest of honor.
Based upon an audience suggestions and details of their lives, Trudy weaves together an entirely improvised Musical ON THE SPOT detailing the triumphs and challenges of their sensational, storied past!
A one-in-a-million talent who puts on a show of shows delivering improvised banter, improvised songs, and improvised comedy. Trudy's stature may be small but her voice is huge and nearly as loud as the fabulous sequin dresses. You never know where the show will go but you can bet you'll love the ride. With nothing more than a suggestion of a name of a one woman show, Trudy sings, sasses, and slays. I was shocked, amazed, and more-than-entertained from the opening note to the encore.
Price Range: $150/hr and up
Gig Length: 60 - 120 minutes
What to Expect
I am a trained vocalist and comedic musical improviser who performs fully improvised One-Woman Shows and Cabarets based on audience suggestions of a made-up show title or song titles and/or their personal objects. This show can be fully customized to be about a specific individual or individuals and cater to an audience of any size.
I also specialize in covering jazz standards and pop/rock classics as well as celebrity vocal impressions of artists such as Britney Spears, Cher, Shakira, Gwen Stefani, Grace Slick, Alanis Morisette, Bjork, Sarah Mclaughlin, Norah Jones, Julie Andrews, Bernadette Peters and more!
I have over 10 years of experience performing as a Hostess and Emcee of a myriad of showcases, Mixers and Charity Events. Trudy Carmichael's sparkling personality and warmhearted humor will elevate any event and take it from business as usual to spectacular and memorable!
TRUDY CARMICHAEL (Portrayed by Robin Rothman) made her first appearance in the Las Vegas-inspired musical improv revue, The Royal Flushes at The Upright Citizens Brigade in 2005. She continued to perform in comedy and Cabaret Venues around NYC before landing a permanent gig at The Magnet Theater, NYC as the host of the Musical Improv Mixer in 2009 for The First Annual New York Musical Improv Festival, which she still hosts to this day. She has also served as Mistress of Ceremonies for various private and charitable events including Covenant House International, Upper West Side Campaign Against Huger and The Lesbian & Gay Big Apple Corp Marching Band. Additionally, Trudy has proudly garnered the titles of First Runner-Up in The New York Soul Sensation Competition at New World Stages as well as First Place winner of The Cabaret Show Down and First Place Winner of The ALL-STAR Cabaret Showdown 2018 at the Kraine Theater. "Trudy Carmichael Presents: The Improvised One-Woman Show" has been an official selection of SOLOCOM, NYC and the Providence, Third Coast, Alaska, Downtown Las Vegas and Amsterdam Improv Festivals.
Additional Booking Notes
* 1 Microphone
* 1 Microphone Stand
Keyboard/Piano for Accompanist
*If absolutely needed, I am able to provide a Shure Mic and Mic Stand.
- No specific lighting requirements.
- Show can be performed in a private or public space of any size with or without a stage.
Past Booked Events
|March 27, 2018 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm||Trudy Carmichael's Musical Magnet Mixer|
|March 13, 2018 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm||Trudy Carmichael's Musical Magnet Mixer|
|March 11, 2018 • 5:30pm - 6:30pm||Trudy Carmichael Presents: The Improvised One-Woman Show|
|February 27, 2018 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm||Trudy Carmichael's Musical Magnet Mixer|
|February 17, 2018 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm||Trudy Carmichael Presents: The Improvised One-Woman Show!|
|February 13, 2018 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm||Trudy Carmichael's Musical Magnet Mixer|
What A Difference A Day Makes
It's Too Darn Hot
My Funny Valentine
When Will I Be Loved
Take Me To Church
Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow
Bye Bye Blackbird
Somebody To Love
Someone to Watch Over Me
I Feel The Earth Move
Influences & Inspiration
Bette Midler, Judy Garland, Barbara Streisand, Celine Dion, Liza Minelli
For larger venues, PA system and microphone w/stand.
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