What's the buzz?
"A young soprano with a perfect voice for the anthem"- The Wall Street Journal's review of Catherine's performance The Smithsonian's A Star-Spangled Story: Battle for America.
"Catherine Purcell’s (Monica) work is new to me, but her sympathetic, pointed portrayal of a confused, overworked daughter just trying to keep it together for her sister and her failing mother makes me want to see more."- The Zebra on Catherine's performance in Kaleidoscope
"Catherine Purcell and Zack Krajnyak as lovers Johanna and Anthony were wonderful, adeptly showing why romances worth dying for make for the most beautiful stories. With the bounce in their steps of young lovers and the beautiful voices that would make anyone swoon, they were ideal for the roles." BroadwayWorld on Catherine's take on Johanna in Sweeney Todd
"Catherine Purcell displays a soaring soprano voice and effective versatility called for by her role"- DCTheatreScene on Catherine's work in Kaleidoscope
"Catherine Purcell brings a quiet sureness to the role of Olga, the eldest daughter...her voice reaching soaring, operatic heights. Her simple, strong faith as shown here is borne out by historical fact."-DCMetroTheatreArts on Catherine's portrayal of Olga Romanov in Romanov
"Purcell's voice is startlingly good on songs like "(When I Marry) Mr. Snow""-DCMetroTheatreArts on Catherine's turn as Carrie Pipperidge in Carousel