Melissa won Outstanding Actress in a Musical at the 1996 Lucille Lortel Awards for her role as Venus, making her the only performer in over 20 years of City Center’s beloved Encores! series to win an award for an Encores! Performance.
“Suddenly, an overnight sensation. As Venus, the Roman goddess of love, Ms. Errico stole the show.”
– Peter Marks, The New York Times
“Melissa Errico is, in a word, divine.”
– Ben Brantley, The New York Times
“Melissa Errico must be a magician as well as the loveliest, most exciting, most desirable goddess ever to appear among mortals.”
– David Rosenberg, Backstage
“The aprodisiac, as it were, Venus of Errico galvanizes this revival into life.”
– Clive Barnes, The New York Post
Visit the Music Page for the One Touch of Venus First Complete Recording.