Written by Alex Ryer
Orchestration: Piano, Bass, Drums, Violin, Reed, Accordian (onstage)
Set Requirements: Unit Set
The Life and Music of Edith Piaf
An unforgettable evening of theatre. Edith Piaf lived a life surrounded by legend. Piaf, the Little Sparrow, mesmerized audiences. Her recordings were best sellers. A contemporary of Judy Garland and Marlene Dietrich, Piaf was tiny, yet her voice, powerful and thrilling, and her songs, at times tender and sad, or strong and defiant, made her a towering figure in popular music here and abroad. She remains an international star whose songs affect us deeply today. Piaf was famous for having loved an launched to stardom many men, among them Yves Montand and Charles Aznavour. Yet her life was tragic, filled with heartbreak, illness, alcoholism, and loss. Through it all, Piaf continued to perform with power and brilliance before adoring audiences all over the world.