Great Collaborations with Famous Colleagues. International Artist Irina Maleeva, Premiere March

Irina Maleeva: Escape into her life of "Illusions" – a musical revelation of a glamorous life lived between heaven and hell. With extraordinary songs and stories, this show is a return to the style of great European artists.
By: susan johnston casting
Feb. 16, 2013 - PRLog -- Irina Maleeva ( is a universal artist. On March 1-3, 2013 at the Hudson Theatre Los Angeles CA the Worldwide Premiere of ILLUSIONS starring Irina Maleeva.

A story that includes the famous artists she has collaborated with, told through legendary songs.

Impressed by the young beauty with long black hair, and by her singing voice, Giulietta Masina took Irina into the studio at Cinecittà where her husband Federico Fellini was casting for his film "Satyricon." Fellini told her, "You're an exotic," and subsequently offered her roles in three of his films. (

After working with Fellini, Irina ( performed with American film director Orson Welles. In "The Merchant of Venice" Irina played the leading role of Jessica opposite Welles’ Shylock.

"I was emotionally and sensually involved with Irina Maleeva!" Austrian avant-garde painter Hundertwasser admitted. Well known as an artist in Europe, especially Italy, Austria and Germany, he was also the creator of unique buildings in Vienna, built without angles. He brought Irina's face to one of his most famous paintings, calling it “Irinaland Over The Balkans.” The original is in a museum in Japan.

Randy Johnson, known for the theatrical successes “One Night with Janis Joplin” and “Elvis: the Concert,” is the director of the World Premiere “Illusions” one-woman musical starring International Artist Irina Maleeva (

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