"MacLeod brings the necessary attitude to her role,  in her portrayal of the media-hungry double-murder. Like Brandy and Monica, the two make a solid pair in their show-ending duet, and throughout the show as their relationship develops. ~ DCist 2017

 

" The jazz-era musical is reinvigorated with the sultry soulfulness of  Brandy's voice (particularly in her smoky rendering of “Funny Honey” and “Roxie”) coupled with standout performances throughout, most prominently by Terra C. MacLeod’s fiercely brash Velma Kelly (with her captivating delivery of the opening number,“All That Jazz” and, in Act II, with her spectacular acrobatic dancing in “I Can’t Do it Alone”) "~DC Metro Arts 2017

 

"Roxie’s jailhouse rival for trial-of-the-year attention, Velma Kelly, has demanding dances that can’t be fudged, so the role tends to be cast with trained dancers who can wow a crowd simply by partnering with a chair. (See the acrobatically comic “I Can’t Do It Alone.”) Terra C. MacLeod measures up from the moment she enters, with sharp shoulders that look like they could chip granite. She’s a real dancer, and she also gets the show’s wry verve. One of the funniest bits at the Kennedy Center is MacLeod’s Velma jealously mocking the attention-getting vocal trills of Brandy’s Roxie.~ Washington post 2017

 

"Marroquin's opposite number is Terra C. MacLeod, a veteran beauteous technical machine who I suspect could dance as Velma in her sleep. It is a shrewd starring combo. MacLeod roots Marroquin in the need for unchanging precision that is the choreographic styling of Bob Fosse. Marroquin, who seems to have planned nothing, brings MacLeod alive on a dangerous Tuesday night."  ~ Chicago Tribune 

 

"Terra C. MacLeod (Velma Kelly) and Bianca Marroquin (Roxy Hart) have both played these roles on and off for over a decade. That familiarity allows their character arcs of Velma and Roxy to be much richer and more complex than you would otherwise see. Moreover, their chemistry together on stage is palpable. MacLeod and Marroquin's version of "Nowadays" in both texture and style, is reminiscent of Chita Rivera and Gwen Verdon's legendary original version. Add to this cast the incomparable "~ Chicagopride

 

"Terra C. MacLeod is another fine-tuned "Chicago" veteran as Roxie's rival celebrity-seeker, the extremely limber acrobatic dancer Velma Kelly. With her sour-milk scowl and long legs akin to scissor blades, MacLeod's indomitable Velma is definitely not one to be crossed (which becomes all the more humorous whenever Roxie gets the upper hand over her)."~ Chicago Herald

 

"Ruling the stage as the queen of cell-block sugar and vinegar as vaudevillian headliner-turned-vixon Velma Kelly, is the venerable Terra C. MacLeod. This triple threat singer/actress/dancer not only paints the town with talent, she gives it a triple coat." ~ NWItimes Chicago

 

"As the jaded, tough-as-nails, energetically conniving Velma, MacLeod has the sinewy moves and the world-weary cool you’d expect of a showgirl who commits a double homicide while passing through Cicero. Marroquin’s doe-eyed, irresistible Roxie is a fine contrast as a newcomer on a fast learning curve. Together, they’re fantastic. When they launch into “My Own Best Friend,” they deservedly bring the house down" ~ Chicago Sun times

 

"The signature number features Velma (Terra C. MacLeod, her porcelain, muscular body a study in icy menace) and a crew of murderesses describing the ways in which they dispatched the louses in their lives. ("He had it comin'," after all.)" ~ Cleveland.com

 

"Terra C. MacLeod as Velma is a true Fosse actress, igniting her dancing moves with vim and vigor." ~ The Huntington Independant

 

"Terra C. MacLeod has been playing the role of Velma for ages now, on Broadway, at the West End, and around the world, and it shows. She fits into the character like an old shoe, not missing a beat throughout and really throwing herself into the character. It also helps that she can belt it with the best of them, bringing the show to a resonating start with her rendition of one of the show’s best known numbers “All That Jazz”. She brings her own something special to the role however, and does well to differentiate herself from more well known performances, such as Catherine Zeta-Jones in the film version."  Austin lifestlyle 

 

"Terra C. MacLeod’s performance as Velma Kelly was particularly great. She played Kelly as a true show woman, constantly trying to sell herself as a star. MacLeod managed to balance Kelly’s show business persona with truth." ~ The daily Texan

 

 " Macleod stresses the dry sarcasm and worldliness of Velma, Roxie's hard-as-nails jailhouse rival. She sings with character and style. Her dancing proves her a true Fosse stylist." ~` This Houston chronicle

 

"Terra C. MacLeod, who looks as if she impales men on her cheek and collar bones, plays another “merry murderess,” Velma Kelly. MacLeod’s dancing is impeccable, especially when she performs both parts of a “duet” number, “I Can’t Do It Alone.” In fact, she can." ~ St Louis Post Dispatch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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