karen076“Singer Mason performs with a ferocity of spirit and improvisational freedom that are immensely appealing.”
Chicago Tribune

“Rating: Highly recommended. All the wit, style, and substance audiences have come to expect from her! Both the audience and singer emerge as winners!”
Chicago Sun-Times

“She can sing the roof off of St. Patrick’s Cathedral! A towering talent! A most accessible diva!”

“Fierce emotion! Intense and intimate! She creates a mood of wild expectation. Hearty affability… the kind of person you sense you could trust to be a loyal friend! A rarity!”
New York Times

“There’s a reason Karen Mason is one of the leading cabaret figures in New York – actually, there are several: Great voice, dynamic personality, boundless charm!”
Cabaret Scenes

“She has a solid concert and cabaret career. Mason has a powerful voice and rich resonance you associate with Judy Garland or Barbra Streisand. She can sing slow and smoky or fast and punchy with an innate sense of humor. Mason is a poet of the vocal chords!”
Indianapolis Star

“Mason has a voice that lifts the room to some new astral plane!”
Village Voice



Wonderland 2011

An exceptional performance! In Mason’s marvelous hands, the audience is taken on a roller-coaster musical ride.  Mason has breathed life into Rose and made her uniquely her own. So move over, Ethel, Angela, Tyne, Bernadette, Rosiland and Bette, and beware, Patti.  There is a new Rose in town and she’s kicking up her heels!”
Times Herald-Record

“Karen Mason is a first-rate actress whose skills and razor-sharp timing raise Rose to new levels! It’s a performance with subtlety, nuance and sophistication.  Her voice is strong, soft and pitch-perfect.”
Journal News

“Karen Mason is a dynamo! Whenever the actress is on stage, it is truly a show stopper!”