Enlighten your audiences with this exceptional Artist
Wendy Lands has been nominated for the following awards:
- Juno Award – For Best New Artist
- Two Canadian Radio Music Awards
- The Cayle Chernin Award For Theatre
- The Broadway World Award For Solo Concert/Cabaret
Juno nominated artist Wendy Lands, has earned prominence as a magnetic and generous performer, combining an intimate, vulnerable theatricality with a cool, spellbinding jazziness. Always making her audiences feel as though they’re not just sitting back and watching —but participating in something very special.
Since making her theatrical debut in the original Canadian production of Les Miserables, she’s been signed as an artist and/or songwriter to PolyGram, EMI, Universal Music Group, Fontana North, and Hippo, and as a staff songwriter to Warner Chappell Music Publishing in L.A.
Lands has written songs for Melissa Manchester, shared the stage with Mandy Patinkin, Colm Wilkinson, Betty Buckley, Patty Lupone, toured Canada with Jann Arden and most recently (June 2019) co-starred with The Manhattan Transfer at The Winter Garden Theatre in Toronto. In 2017, Lands headlined at the prestigious Ladies Jazz Festival in Gdynia, Poland, a country that has embraced her, sending her to the top of the charts — where she happily hovered just beneath Norah Jones and Lady Gaga.
Lands has lent her voice to two Oscar winning films –Polanski’s The Pianist– with her CD Wendy Lands Sings The Music Of the Pianist (Universal Music) and The Shape Of Water– for which she was chosen and directed by Guillermo del Toro to sing the voice of Eliza.
What The World Needs Now With Wendy Lands
PC: Ron Searles
What The World Needs Now With Wendy Lands, is an interactive time-trip time that’s part historical, part autobiographical, and part prime time TV special – circa 1960-Something!
Wendy Lands exhibits her talents as a singer/actor/writer and improviser in this time trip, chock full of vintage hits. Backed by her killer band, Lands weaves funny, nostalgic and bittersweet monologues between moving performances of vintage pop-songs from the swingin’ ‘60s, into the sweet and soulful ‘70s. Including songs made famous by: Dusty, Dionne, Petula, Barbra, Carol, Carly, The Carpenters and more.
Audience members should plan to come prepared to play – there’s plenty of audience participation!
RUNNING TIME: Two 50 minute sets, with Intermission
TOURING PERSONNEL: 4 Total