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“Darlene Popovic is no ordinary comedian…an actress with the resonance and naturalness of Lucille Ball. Popovic is so funny, her personality so infectious, –that’s because she has what the best artists have – the ability to make what she does look easy.”

– John Stark, former Theatre Writer People Magazine

“There’s nobody quite like her around…a funny mind…not just funny lines…Popovic is a delight.”

– Gerald Nachman, Writer, former Theatre Critic, SF Chronicle

“The night belongs to Popovic, a delectable, aw-shucks, cocktail calling for a jigger of Marjorie Main, a dash of Martha Raye and a chaser of Phyllis Diller. Popovic glows with good-ol’-gal charm. There’s nothing like watching an assured pro…”

– Matthew Surrence, Backstage West

“Darlene Popovic popped her cork and out gushed the most spectacular show ever done in Cabaret.”

– Bob Grimes, Musicologist

“Popovic not only has talent, she also has style and class.”

– Philip Elwood, San Francisco Chronicle, formerly with SF Examiner

“…One of the Bay Area’s true musical revue talents.”

– Murray Frymer, San Jose Mercury News

“Popovic is a first rate comedienne…I laughed from my toes!”

– Barbara Bladen, Writer, former Theatre Critic, San Mateo Times

“Darlene Popovic is a very funny woman…A total delight…The freshest, most polished comedy act I’ve seen in a long time! When she’s not knocking out audiences with slapstick routines, she’s impressing them with choice ballads…she has developed into a very fine singer.”

– Eugene Price, SF, Bay Times

“Wonderful Darlene Popovic…Singer, Comedienne extraordinaire.”

– A.J. Esta, Backstage West

“Darlene is not just a funny comedienne…she does wonderful characters with the depth of a superb comic actress.”

Yeh Tuny, Producer/Director KGO

“Darlene Popovic, a truly original comedic talent…who feeds on everyday situations as material for her biting wit and satire…She blew me away.”

Robert Scott, TV Producer

“Darlene Popovic sent me into uncontrollable fits of laughter…if there were such a thing as 5-star entertainment, Darlene is it!”

– Kirk Frederick, Producer, Cameo Productions

“Darlene Popovic is the best…a real winner!”

– Jerry Friedman, KGO

Praise for Darlene’s CD “Love & Laughter”

“Love & Laughter” is wonderful in so many ways…such beautiful singing, delicate work and such wonderful broad comedy…really well done.”

– John Karr, Sound Designer & Veteran Reviewer

“Popovic’s debut CD recording, “Love & Laughter” showcases her many talents. The well-produced debut album offers a sumptuous sampling of her works, perfect as a souvenir of remembered performances, or as an introduction to this lovely lady’s talents.”

– Jim Van Buskirk, Cabaret Scenes, Formerly, Bay Area Reporter

“Darlene’s first CD, “Love & Laughter” is an eclectic mix of comedy stuff and a vocal showcase.”

– Gene Price, SF Bay Times

“Darlene Popovic has released a pearl of a show on CD. “Love & Laughter” fulfills the promise of its title as the talented Popovic takes the listener through fourteen songs including ballads and some of her comic gems.”

– Steve Cirrone, Q San Francisco

“Popovic’s warmly rich voice drips nostalgia evoking Rosemary Clooney on ballads and Lucille Ball on spoofs…she’s expressingly theatrical on her debut CD, “Love & Laughter.”

– Pamela Fisher, SF Examiner, Formerly Entertainment Editor,
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