Ten women, all played by one extraordinary actress in “Songs For Nobodies” premieres in St. Louis.


This one-woman powerhouse performance, starring Debby Lennon, weaves the music of legendary divas Judy Garland, Patsy Cline, Billie Holiday, Edith Piaf, and Maria Callas throughout a mosaic of stories told by the everyday women who had unexpected life-changing encounters with these musical icons.

Featuring such favorites as “Come Rain or Come Shine,” “Crazy,” “Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien,” “Lady Sings the Blues,” and “Vissi d’arte,” Songs for Nobodies illuminates the power of song to share a story, heal a heartbreak, and inspire a dream.

Fresh off sold-out tours in Australia and the UK Songs For Nobodies was nominated for the UK’s prestigious Olivier Award.

National Reviews

“Joanna Murray-Smith demonstrates a Stoppardian gift for pithily combining intelligence, wit, and pathos.” – The Independent (UK)

“It leaves one exultant and should not be missed.” Sydney Morning Herald (AU)

“…flat out spectacular.” Wall Street Journal


Joanna Murray-Smith


Debby Lennon* – Actress


Nicolas ValdezMusic Director
Micah WalkerPercussion
Ben WheelerBass

Production Staff

Pamela Hunt** – Director
Tony AnselmoLighting Designer
Kevin BowmanProduction Manager
Dunsi DaiScenic Designer
Phillip EvansSound Designer
Emily Ann FluchelStage Manager
Cheyenne GroomMaster Electrician
Britteny HenryLight Board Op
Dorothy JonesCostume Designer
Joseph M. NovakTechnical Director
Pamela ReckampDialect Coach
Marla Stoker Ballenger – Publicist/PR
Maren WanderAssistant Stage Manager

*Member of Actors’ Equity Association
** SDC Stage Directors and Choreographers Society

Play Times and Venue

PREVIEW Thursday, 01/23/20
7:30 PM
OPENING Friday, 01/24/20
8:00 PM
Saturday, 01/25/20
8:00 PM
Sunday, 01/26/20
3:00 PM
Thursday, 01/30/20
7:30 PM
Friday, 01/31/20
8:00 PM
Saturday, 02/01/20
8:00 PM
Sunday, 02/02/20
3:00 PM

Black Box Theatre at Kranzberg Arts Center
501 N Grand Boulevard
St. Louis, Missouri 63103

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