Some Elizas are stronger as the Cockney flower girl or as the lady she becomes. Ms. Prestinario is able to play the role as a continuum, moving gradually from one to the other, with reminders of her spitfire past showing through her lady’s demeanor.

Asolo Repertory  |  Sarasota, FL  |  October - December 2011

In a separate yet consecutive production, Andrea played Eliza at Asolo Repertory just two weeks after she closed the production at Paramount Theatre. Directed by the legendary Frank Galati, this 2-piano musical was hailed by Sarasota Magazine as the Best Production of 2011. Musical direction by Doug Peck and choreographed by Josh Rhodes




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It is Prestinario and Parker who especially succeed in imbuing these often-portrayed characters with their own individual spirits. Under Galati’s hand, it’s amazing how subtle the transformation of their feelings for each other can seem.
— Sarasota Magazine