Jenelle Lynn Randall presents “I Wanna Be Evil: The Eartha Kitt Story”

Jenelle Lynn Randall presents “I Wanna Be Evil: The Eartha Kitt Story”

All Ages
Doors: 6:30pm //Show: 8:00pm

Making her solo performance debut, Jenelle Lynn Randall is no stranger to Vitello’s or the stage. After 3 successful SOLD OUT shows at the 2019 Hollywood Fringe Festival, Jenelle is “back by popular demand”, to portray America’s sexiest feline and larger than life icon; Eartha Kitt.

Jenelle explores Kitt’s “Rags to Riches” story spanning from 1927 to 2008 singing hits; C’est So Bon, Let’s Do It, and of course the title track I Wanna Be Evil.

Jenelle is a veteran of stage and screen. Her Broadway credit's include: ALL SHOOK UP and her local theater credits include: “Hattie” in KISS ME KATE at the Pasadena Playhouse, “Minnie McKnight” in 3D Theatrical's PARADE, and “Lorrell” in DREAMGIRLS at the MUNY (with Jennifer Holiday), "Etta James" in A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN at the Pasadena Playhouse, "Miss Gardner" in CARRIE THE MUSICAL at La Mirada Theatre and LA Theatre, “Elizabeth” in THE CHRISTIANS and “Jory” in DISGRACED (both at the Mark Taper Forum in LA.)


“Jenelle’s performance is so dead on. She was born to play Eartha Kitt. When she sings, she really delivers. From her first appearance from the top of the stairs until the closing credits, Jenelle Lynn Randall embodies Eartha Kitt persona in such an electrifying way that I had to pinch myself to remind me I was watching a Fringe show rather than the multifaceted and outspoken artist that “made Lady Byrd cry” with her wit, her charm and her unspoiled gender. A tour de force in every way, Eartha Kitt will have you gagging but also reflecting on political and social issues that still exist in today, like they did in the 60’s and 70’s.”

–Victor Sotomayor

“From the moment Jenelle Lynn Randall appeared at the top of the Studio C staircase, there was magic in the air as she descended with great style and bravado to share the life, music, and oversized personality of Eartha Kitt. As the writer, creator and executive producer of the Fringe 2019 show, it’s easy to realize you are watching an incredibly talented artist perform her dream role from start to finish!”

-Shari Barrett, BROADWAY WORLD

“Jenelle Lynn Randall IS Eartha. Her performance captured the public Eartha the person we knew as an entertainer who prowled & purred & seduced most of us. Jenelle’s characterization captures the physical Eartha with all the specificity of a artist who has done their homework & study their subject & has the instrument to not only execute a performance but to channel the spirit of someone who always made an enduring impression. What was there worked. An evening with EARTHA -Simply wonderful!!! Couldn’t get enough of HER."

-Ben Guillory, Artistic Director, THE ROBEY THEATRE COMPANY


For more information on “Eartha” sightings, appearances, shows and latest projects, follow Jenelle on FB at or IG/Twitter: JenelleLRandall.


A minimum of $20.00 is required per person while inside the showroom. Dining in the restaurant or any of our bars does not apply to the showroom minimum. Service fees apply to all tickets purchased via Eventbrite, at the door, and/or at the Box Office. Valet parking available with validation for $6.

Guests requiring accessible seating should book directly by calling 818-769-0905

Parties of 6 or more must be booked directly with the venue by calling 818-769-0905. Big group seating is not guaranteed.

Venue Information:
Feinstein's at Vitello's
4349 Tujunga Ave
Studio City, CA, 91604