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Grease - Rizzo

"The most successful performance of the evening was Cristina Farruggia as mean girl (with a heart of gold, ‘natch!) Betty Rizzo...her powerhouse singing of “There Are Worse Things I Could Do” late in act two may be the production’s highlight. -  Tom Holehan, CT Critics Circle


"Cristina Farruggia as Rizzo is saucy and sarcastic as she delivers “Look at Me, I’m Sandra Dee” and absolutely nails “There Are Worse Things I Could Do” – in fact, it’s the stand-out number of the evening." - CT Theater News and Reviews


"Cristina Farruggia is a splendid Rizzo" - NCAdvertiser


"Cristina Farruggia brings strong vocal chops to 'There Are Worse Things I Could Do'..." - Westport Patch


"Standing out [is] Cristina Farruggia’s wrenching Rizzo (“There Are Worse Things I Can Do”)." - David A. Rosenberg, CT Critics Circle


"The entire cast turns in solid and heartwarming performances...Farruggia gave Rizzo depth and poignancy in the number, 'There Are Worse Things I Could Do.'" -


West Side Story - Anita

Cristina Farruggia...was pitch perfect as Anita, Bernardo’s girlfriend. She was able to find the comedy and the pathos in the character, and was just riveting. It wasn’t just the red dress. Farruggia, the daughter of opera people, draws every eye when she takes the stage. Her accent was perfect. - The Journal News

Sweeney Todd - Mrs. Lovett

"Danny Gordon as Sweeney and Cristina Farruggia, as the practical baker of “meat pies,” Mrs. Lovett, are seasoned performers, delivered a most entertaining duo in the dark lead roles...Cristina was a neat foil with excellent timing who got her cockney across. I particularly liked her By the Sea duet with Mr. Gordon." - White Plains CitizeNetReporter

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