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"A musical theatre force of nature" - CREATIVE LOAFING

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Reviews

Monty Python's Spamalot - at American Stage in the Park. Directed by Jonathan Williams.

‎"Even with [the standout performances'] strength and that of the other principles, the show would not be nearly what it is without Becca McCoy as the Lady of the Lake, delivering gospel, jazz scat and a Broadway belt with a self-satirizing aplomb." - Andrew Meacham, TAMPA BAY TIMES

"A strong cast with solid vocals makes this a fun evening.  Veteran stage actor Becca McCoy is impressive as the Lady of the Lake, a diva with a powerful voice.  She glides through in a stunning array of costumes and singing styles from ballads to scat jazz." - Walt Belcher, TAMPA TRIBUNE

"Becca McCoy as the Lady of the Lake is the ultimate drama queen." - Mark Leib, CREATIVE LOAFING

"Becca McCoy plays a fierce Lady of the Lake.  Her rousing rendition of "Diva's Lament" deservedly received roaring applause.  And she turned her playful jazz scatting in "Knights of the Round Table" into a thing of beauty.  And when she's fuming, she lets it all out, and her booming voice causes the castle walls to shake." - Peter Nason, BROADWAY WORLD


The Frogs - Sondheim / Lane version (Virilla, ens.) at freeFall Theatre. Directed by Eric B. Davis.

"Becca McCoy brought some Ethel Merman brassiness to Virilla, queen of the Amazons." - John Fleming, THE SONDHEIM REVIEW (vol. 18, No. 1, Fall 2011)

‎"Audiences and critics were thrilled to witness Becca McCoy's performance as the sexually voracious Amazon queen Virilla, decked out in a cast iron bra." - from the November 2011 AMERICAN THEATRE MAGAZINE, the article "Fast Times in Tampa Bay" by Mark Leib.


Disenchanted! (Sleeping Beauty). - Directed by Fiely Matias.

‎"In a supporting role as Sleeping Beauty, toothy, rubenesque Becca McCoy brings a Lily Tomlin comedic quality to her performance.  Ms. McCoy's talents are showcased in a multi-faceted performance in her solo "Perfect"." - Jimmy Ferraro, BROADWAY WORLD

"Husky Sleeping Beauty, played brashly by the talented Becca McCoy, dares to tell us that she can look in the mirror and find that 'I'm Perfect'." - Mark Leib, CREATIVE LOAFING


Motherhood the Musical (Brooke). Directed by Lisa Shriver.

"There's Brooke, played comically by Becca McCoy as the hyperactive attorney and mom juggling her schedule down to the nanosecond" - Sharon Kennedy Wynne, St. Petersburg Times

"Brooke, played by Becca McCoy is a hard working mother who juggles her job, her children and sex with her husband. She is a refreshing and realistic character whom the audience bonded with and related to very well." - Ellie Hirsch, Tampa Bay Parenting Magazine

"With four such talented triple threats in acting, singing and movement, each one with seemingly inexhaustible energy, this is one of the liveliest shows in recent memory." - Jack Craib, SOUTH SHORE CRITIC

"You haven't really lived until you see the ballet moment in 'Costco Queen,' a hymn to buying in bulk [performed by Brooke (Becca McCoy)]." - Bill Gale, Rhode Island Public Radio


The Wild Party - LaChiusa version (Miss Madelaine True) at freeFall Theatre. Directed by Eric B. Davis.

"The large cast includes top-flight performers in sharply etched character roles, such as Becca McCoy as a lesbian stripper..." - John Fleming, The St. Petersburg Times

"Director Eric Davis has assembled a superbly talented cast that sings Michael John LaChiusa's potently jazzy anthems with Broadway assurance, and acts the script by LaChiusa and George C. Wolfe as if their hedonistic, thrill-seeking lives depended on it. In 10 years of reviewing theater for Creative Loafing, I can't remember another show that was both so visceral and so polished. If this is any indication of what freeFall has in store for us, then the bar for Bay area theater has just hit the clouds." - Mark E. Leib, Creative Loafing Tampa


Love's Labour's Lost (Princess of France) at American Stage Shakespeare in the Park. Directed by Kenneth Noel Mitchell.

"Becca McCoy was something of a revelation as the Princess of France." - John Fleming, St. Petersburg Times

"...a visiting French princess (wonderfully played by Becca McCoy)..." - Joanne Milani, Tampa Tribune

"...and Becca McCoy's Princess of France stand out in a largely excellent cast." - Mark Leib, Weekly Planet

"Becca McCoy powers out a stunningly regal debut Shakespeare in the Park performance as the Princess of France, teasing out emotions from lines that would become staid in the mouth of an actor who had a lesser understanding of Shakespeare." - Stephanie S. Morgan, The Performing Artist Magazine


Seussical the Musical (Sour Kangaroo) at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre. Directed by Eric Rosen.

"Becca McCoy is the strong-voiced Sour Kangaroo" - Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times

"...clear, smart, sincere, fast-paced, exceptionally well-sung... the show is superbly cast with some fine Chicago performers" - Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune

"SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL is close to perfection. The cast has been assembled with some of Chicago's best talent... ,and Becca McCoy is a very strong Sour Kangaroo. Just watching these actors is worth the ticket price." - Al Bresloff, SalsaChicago.com


Flying (Susan) at Tampa Rep / Studio@620.

"This production combines one of the strongest actresses in Tampa Bay — Becca McCoy — with a story that, while not new, is fresh — and complicated. Give McCoya role like McCallan, and she’ll give you more of it than most, in nuances and subtleties. McCoy plays against [Justin Smith as Sgt. Fisher] perfectly — they build a Ross-and-Rachel kind of chemistry across two acts. In short: McCoy and Smith ruled the stage" - Cathy Salustri, Creative Loafing

"McCoy carries out a precise vision of Susan, who must perpetuate the myth of Bob to keep the business afloat, rather like the buckets of bolts she once flew to the junkyard. We learn more about what's really going on as her layers of denial peel away...  an honest piece of work, and the acting hums along at a high level." - Andrew Meacham, The Tampa Bay Times


A Moon for the Misbegotten (Josie) at Illinois Theatre Center.

"Becca McCoy, in a standout portrayal, comes through with poignant vulnerability as the feisty and blunt Josie." - Betty Mohr, The Daily Southtown

"The play, however, belongs to Josie. McCoy's performance rings true throughout, giving the audience a Josie who, despite her rough, sometimes crude, edge, is sympathetic and commendable." - John K. Ryan, The Star


Oliver! (Widow Corney) at New American Theatre.

"The most commendable performance on the distaff side is Becca McCoy as the Widow Corney. This is one of the finest performances I've seen in a long time in any sort of role. She is simply flawless." - Bill Beard, The Stateline News

"The NAT production makes the most of [the familiar score] with talented voices like Becca McCoy as the Widow Corney (in the lightly randy "I Shall Scream")." - Victor R. Yehling, Rockford Register Star


Church Basement Ladies in The Last (Potluck) Supper (Mavis) at Merry-Go-Round Playhouse.

"There are some hearty laughs to be had... Sometimes, especially in the hands of big-voiced McCoy as Mavis, the routines reach the heights of classic clowning." - Len Fonte, THE POST-STANDARD, Syracuse, NY

"McCoy's Mavis gets more than her share of choice lines, a gift she uses to good advantage." - James MacKillop, SYRACUSE NEW-TIMES, Syracuse, NY


As You Like It (Duke Frederick / Duke Senior) at Jobsite Theater. Directed by David M. Jenkins.

"Becca McCoy in a standout performance plays both roles, delivering an indispensable clarity to the action." - Andrew Meacham, Tampa Bay Times

"...both played potently by Becca McCoy." - Mark Leib, Creative Loafing Tampa


Blithe Spirit (Mrs. Bradman) at American Stage.

"Matt Lunsford and Becca McCoy are also delightful as the Bradmans." - Mark E. Leib, Creative Loafing

"It's a masterful production of shining performances and deft comedic timing." - Kathy L. Greenberg, Tampa Tribune


Smoke on the Mountain (Vera) at Round Barn Theatre.

"McCoy's sense of comic timing and her larger than life voice make Vera a delight."- Frank Ramirez, The Goshen News

"McCoy's firm mezzo is an asset to solos and family numbers and her tale of the June bug is beautifully built to a smashing finale." - Marcia Fulmer, Elkhart Truth


Nunsense (Sister Robert Anne) at Angel Cabaret Theatre.

"Becca McCoy shows us over and over just how good she could be if she WERE the star." - Ruth Raven, Pasco Entertainment Review

"Becca McCoy makes a strong Sister Robert Anne, the convent tomboy with a tender spiritual side." - Barbara Fredricksen, St. Petersburg Times

"Over the past 18 months, some fine Equity performers have been on Ferraro's stage- ...Becca McCoy in the current production of Nunsense..." - Barbara Fredricksen, St. Petersburg Times


Miracle on South Division Street (Beverly) at A Simple Theatre.

"Becca McCoy grabs the rest of the comic attention as bowling enthusiast Beverly. McCoy is a comic whiz with saucer eyeballs that shoot to the back row." - Stephanie Hayes, TAMPA BAY TIMES


Legs Diamond (Flo) at TheatreZone.

“The music is matched to strong singers, especially Becca McCoy as Flo, the club manager carrying a torch for Diamond... talented support who threaten to carry off the show...“- Harriet Howard Heithaus, NAPLES DAILY NEWS


Menopause the Musical (Earth Mother). Directed by Seth Greenleaf.

"Each one [of the four women] has sustained time in the spotlight. McCoy's husky contralto lends itself to several musical genres." - James MacKillop, SYRACUSE NEW TIMES


Candida (Candida) at Illinois Theatre Center.

"[Becca] McCoy's Candida carries the character's strength and motherly actions with spunk and confident sincerity. She also manages tenderness and gives Marchbanks a tantalizing hint that perhaps he can win her over." - Myra Eder, The Star Newspaper


Macbeth (Macduff) at Alley Cat Players. A gender-reversed adaptation.

"Becca McCoy is a spirited Macduff" - John Fleming, The St. Petersburg Times


The Abandoned El (Shari) at Illinois Theatre Center. A world-premiere production.

"Both actors delivered powerful performances... McCoy and Robel are perfectly cast, individually and together" - Myra Eder, The Star


School House Rock Live! (Dori) at American Stage. Directed by Jay Berkow.

"Becca McCoy can sing a touching song about migrating to America and play a rhinoceros with equal aplomb." - Peter Smith, St. Petersburg Times


Fiddler on the Roof (Yente) at Charleston Stage Company.

"Yente as played by Becca McCoy is so well handled you would swear you were on 42nd Street." - Carol Furtwangler, Post and Courier

 
 

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