Kelly Broadway: Her Life Is A Continuous Song

. April 30, 2018.
Kelly Broadway.

Kelly Broadway (and her last name provides a hint) is a vocalist, comedienne, musician, entertainer, instructor, and actress. When you hear her sing, you will agree she is absolutely awesome.

She is a seasoned performer with musical vocal styles ranging from her first love, jazz, to musical theatre, pop/rock and classical. She can sing a jazz scat line and in the next moment belt out a rock tune.

Her career has encompassed 18 years traveling and performing for Royal Caribbean, Celebrity and Cunard Cruise Lines as a main stage headliner along with being the front woman of a jazz quartet. Most recently, Kelly was a featured vocalist onboard the Queen Mary 2.

Her one woman show, dubbed “Modern Day Diva,” features music from the Great American Songbook and popular hits from famous divas such as Bette Midler, Rosemary Clooney, Cher, Ella Fitzgerald and Adele.

I have always wanted to… perform stand-up comedy.
What trait do you admire in others? People who can follow through.
What is your pet peeve? When someone I know ends the conversation with “take care.” I know it’s a common phrase but I feel it denotes an impersonal distancing. I never use it.
What is something most people don’t know about you? I have the ability to see the attributes of people that indicate their strengths.
Words you live by: ‘ Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.’
What is your advice for your younger you? Don’t second guess myself. My younger self many times acted on other’s advice.
Who is someone you’d like to meet? My younger self, and I’d set her straight.
What inspires you? Seeing happy faces while I’m entertaining.

Bonus Facts

Favorite food: My homemade hummous. Come on over!
Favorite movie: Splendor in the Grass.
Person you most admire: My husband Scott.

Trending

Weekend Trips A Few Hours Away

Ohio Caverns Est. drive time: 2 hours 2210 E. SR 245 | West Liberty 937-465-4017 | ohiocaverns.com Known as “America’s Most Colorful Caverns,” there are two separate tours to choose from, which both allow you to learn about the site’s rich history and natural beauty. The Historic Tour takes place in the original exploration area

Parenting The Second Time Around

When grandparents become parents to their grandchildren.

Child Protection Bill Protects Families

Julie Malkin is the Director of Communications and Government Relations, Lucas County Children Services. Currently, a number of legislative changes are underway that are dramatically impacting child protection on both the state and federal levels. Federal support The Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA) was signed on February 9, 2018 by President Trump. It reforms

Their Best Side is Outside

Toledo Express Airport offers flights to Punta Gorda, Florida.