Her voice was revolutionary.
Her story... extraordinary.

“Kirsten Holly Smith delivers Dusty’s hit songs with the genuine soul sound that distinguished Dusty. Bravo to Smith and Vankin for bringing Dusty to life so richly for a new generation of fans.”Annie J. Randall, author of Dusty! Queen of the Postmods (Oxford University Press, 2009)

“Smith has a voice to reach the rafters, and the verve and versatility in pitch do justice to Dusty's hits.”GALO Magazine

“Dusty reincarnated!”

Ben Brantley, The New York Times

"Kirsten Holly Smith BELTS IT OUT OF THE PARK."



Perez Hilton

"Christina Sajous is terrific."

Clark Collis, Entertainment Weekly

"Forever Dusty is spectacular! Terrific! BRAVO!"

Lisa Lampanelli, Comedy Central

"Kirsten Holly Smith nicely captures Springfield’s unique blend of Brit tomboy and ‘Son of a Preacher Man’ –crooning soul legend."

Clark Collis, Entertainment Weekly

"Kirsten Holly Smith does Dusty proud."


"Kirsten Holly Smith does a smashing Dusty Springfield! Smith captures both the soulfulness and the sultriness of the British chantoozie. ...By the end, you're in love with TWO top-notch singers with big hair."

Michael Musto, Village Voice

"Smith delivers slam-dunk vocals... 'Son of a Preacher Man' and 'The Look of Love' are standouts, although lesser known numbers such as 'Breakfast in Bed' are sultry surprises."

Los Angeles Times

"Springfield's signature songs... (are) sung with passion and verve by Smith, who combines rich musicality with high-octane conviction and style."

L.A. Weekly

"Thanks to the formidable talents of Kirsten Holly Smith...the legend of Dusty Springfield lives on."

Theater Scene

"Smith is captivating...there's no denying the performer's charisma. Springfield, as interpreted by Smith, is a multilayered creature who never lets the interest lag."

Backstage West

"You don't have to say you love her, but after seeing Kirsten Holly Smith channel Dusty Springfield, you won't be able to help yourself!"

IN Los Angeles Magazine

"Kirsten Holly Smith not only embodies the sultry voice of Dusty but taps the spirit and soul of her."

Scott Bernstein, Senior V.P. of Production, Universal Pictures

“I can’t stop thinking about that show. I went to buy a Dusty album and I like Kirsten’s voice better!”

Carl Mazzocone, Main Line Pictures

"I haven’t been that entertained in years."

JC Brown, Memoirs of a Geisha, Last Samurai

"Kirsten Holly Smith, was excellent in the role of Dusty. Looked like Springfield, sang and talked like her."

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