Share an evening with Singer/Performer Amy Basta as she uncovers the iconic Marilyn Monroe in this original and captivating look at one of the greatest legends of the 20th Century.
Through a theatrical mix of songs, join Amy and pianist/arranger extraordinaire Rick Jensen on a compassionate journey, beginning with the life of Norma Jeane to the final days of Marilyn. Judged and misunderstood by many but loved by all, both personas ultimately came up victorious, yet not without great personal cost.
"She leads with feline flirtation... Basta takes us to a dark corner... She morphs into Monroe... "
New York Cabaret Scenes Magazine
Authentic, uninhibited, mesmerizing and sensual are just a few words that have described Amy Basta’s cabaret performances. She delivers her storytelling with genuine raw emotion, engaging the hearts of the audience. Amy has performed in various theaters and clubs throughout Chicago, as well as in Paris and Nice, France.
Starting out in musical theater, she continues with her love of acting through film and commercials. Some of her favorite theatrical roles include Morales in A Chorus Line, Nancy in Oliver and Cinderella in Second City’s production of Leapin’ Lizards it’s Cinderella.
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