PLAYBILL PLAYLIST: Barely Legal's Sam Carner and Derek Gregor Pick Best Breakout Performances

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15 Aug 2014

Danielle Wade on CBC's "Over the Rainbow" — and then as Dorothy in Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Wizard of Oz. We had the chance to work with Danielle in a one-day workshop at the University of Windsor and were so impressed by her remarkable emotional availability and ability to communicate as a performer — as well as her voice. She joined us a few months later as a performer in the 2012 Barely Legal Show-Tune Extravaganza, where she debuted our song "New York, Do You Care," but a few months after that, she became a national star in Canada with her semi-weekly appearances on the Canadian Broadcast Company's "Over the Rainbow" TV show to cast Dorothy in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Toronto production (and then tour) of The Wizard of Oz. Danielle performed a wide variety of material and ultimately won, going on to play Dorothy for the next year-and-a-half.

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