Scott Cain, Talkin' Broadway
As Lizzie, Deánna Giulietti has a commanding stage presence and sings with great range (both note-wise and stylistically). She varies the character effectively between broken, vengeful, loving, and manipulative.
Liz Eichler, League of Cincinnati Theatres LCT
The headliner is Lizzie (not Elizabeth) herself–-Deánna Giulietti. She slays. She kills it. She delivers a powerful rock star persona, vocals, and performance. We feel her pain, her claustrophobia, her madness, her elation. Her performance eclipses everyone else, starting with “This is Not Love” and continuing to the encore. So many favorites, but “Thirteen Days in Taunton” especially highlights the brilliance of the script and score.
Russell Florence, Jr. On Stage Dayton
In the demanding titular role, New York-based Deánna Giulietti, a vocal powerhouse, is a true knockout. Her explosive rage in This Is Not Love, her opening solo detailing Lizzie’s sexual abuse, cuts deep in its heartache and emotional release, strikingly setting the dark, frank tone of the show.
Jenni Cypher, BWW Review
Deánna Giulietti's Lizzie was just awesome throughout. She hit all of the right notes between power, vulnerability, insanity and resolve. Lizzie makes the perfect punk rock "heroine".