Helga (Henni Kervinen) is a former star in her twilight years. She shuffles across her house in colourful woollens and silently reminisces about her heyday. The radio blares out nostalgic tunes that instantly evoke the impression that she has lived a full life – Life Of Diva Extraordinaire contrasts the mundanity of an old age daily routine with the energy of a vicarious youth in a pleasant one-hander.
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Megan Gogerty pauses for the same amount of time between each joke. Her routine has a very rigid structure – comment, joke, pause, repeat. It’s too prescriptive to allow the laughs to settle in and is off-putting. Lady Macbeth and Her Pal, Megan is a commentary on the plight of one of Shakespeare’s most revered women and the desire for her to receive the recognition she deserves. Gogerty is spot on with her analysis, but off the mark with her comedic interpretation.