One of New York City’s best kept secrets
— Examiner.com
The world’s top Lady Gaga impersonator
— Chatelaine Magazine
Genuine stage presence
— Backstage
Ooz(ing) with feisty energy, backed by (her) fierce musical dexterity
— NYTheatre.com
With the look and the performing chops already there, Ms. Reich set about becoming one of the first, and most professional, Lady Gaga impersonators.
— New York Observer
Reich is a showboat with a great set of pipes that bear an uncanny resemblance to Gaga’s own, and she’s got more than a few aces up her sleeve. Her version of The Edge of Glory - rechristened here as The Edge of Labour - has her climbing over every inch of an upright piano while playing it (frequently upside-down). It’s hilarious, impressive and savvy... (Reich has) the promise of (a) star.
— NOW Magazine
To witness the grace and electricity of an Athena Reich show is an experience.. In her shows, Athena expertly intertwines stand up comedy and storytelling into her energetic performances. In one show, you’ll laugh and cry and, at the end of the night, wish you could take her home with you. Her energy and comedic talent is infectious...
— Out in Jersey

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In feb 2015, Billboard printed a large image of Athena, thinking it was Lady Gaga. Click to see.

In feb 2015, Billboard printed a large image of Athena, thinking it was Lady Gaga. Click to see.