Over the Rainbow Wrap Up - Episode 5

From disco to Manilow to Nat King Cole, we saw a little bit of everything in last night's performance episode - but the question remains the same Over the Rainbow fans - which Dorothy will be going home tonight?

It won't be an easy call - as each of our Top 6 Dorothys put their all into last night's performances.

The evening got underway with another sensational group number, this time the girls sang 'Don't Rain On My Parade' from the musical Funny Girl, made famous by none other than Barbra Streisand.


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The Top 6 sing 'Don't Rain on My Parade' from Funny Girl.

Toronto's Jessie Munro then took to the stage with the evening's first solo, surprising everyone with her turn as a grocery store disco diva with 'No More Tears' by Donna Summers and Barbra Streisand. She drew praise from the judges for showing her fun side, but Arlene questioned her stamina.


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Jessie performs 'No More Tears' by Donna Summers and Barbra Streisand.

Danielle Wade was up next, turning out a powerhouse performance singing Amy Winehouse's 'Valerie'. All three judges gave her a big hand, and Thom Allison went as far as to say 'I don't know that anyone in this competition can beat you.'

AJ Bridel was our third performer of the evening, jazzing it up with 'Feeling Good' from the musical The Roar of the Greasepaint - The Smell of the Crowd. The number earned her Thom Allison's trademark shoe throw, and Arlene Phillips called her 'a tornado'.


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AJ and dancers perform 'Feeling Good' from the musical The Roar of the Greasepaint - The Smell of the Crowd.

London's Cassandra Hodgins followed, overcoming a cold and performing a heart-touching rendition of 'Out Here On My Own' from the hit musical Fame. Judges gave her high marks for depth and sincerity.

Colleen Furlan then treated viewers to a little Barry Manilow, singing 'Could It Be Magic'. While judges felt it wasn't her best performance, Louise Pitre commented that it was Colleen's best vocal work to date.

Stephanie La Rochelle closed out the night's solos with 'Smile', by Nat King Cole and Charlie Chaplin. Proving her ability to be a chameleon on stage, she drew praise from the judges for both her honesty and versatility.


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Stephanie La Rochelle singing 'Smile' by Nat King Cole and Charlie Chaplin.

The bar continues to climb Rainbow fans, but the road will end tonight for one more Dorothy hopeful. And don't fret if you missed last night's show, you can catch it right here. Tune in to our results show tonight at 8/830 NT to see how Canada voted!


Answer the trivia question below to earn votes that you can use to save your favourite Dorothy from elimination!

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