Mike Weatherford, Las Vegas Review Journal -
"When Allen & Rossi made their mark as a duo in the Ed Sullivan era,
it was Steve Rossi lobbing the soft serves that set off Allen's
drunken wine-taster or addled football player. For years now, his
wife has served up the punch lines, adding a new dimension to the
Norm Clark, Las Vegas Review Journal - "If you
aren't already a fan of Marty Allen and his dynamic wife -
vocalist/pianist/straight man Karon Kate Blackwell - you will be by
the time you leave the showroom. ...
Allen is as funny as he ever was, but for those who haven't seen the
show the big surprise may be Blackwell and how talented she is
singing the songs of Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, Ray Charles and
Tina Turner. "
Today in Las Vegas Magazine
- "After wowing the audience, Ms. Blackwell introduced the Godfather
of comedy, Marty Allen. Marty is living proof that talent is
ageless. The self-proclaimed "love child" of Phyllis Diller and
Jackie Mason wasted no time in getting the audience laughing to the
point of tears. ... One of the best things about this performance
was its testament to humor.
demonstrated without a doubt that a show can be absolutely
hysterical without resorting to vulgar humor - a point Mr. Allen
made quite proudly."
Marty Allen, 2009