A Fringe Encore: Internationally acclaimed vocalist Melanie Gall croons the iconic hits of Edith Piaf and Jacques Brel, two of France's most legendary singers. A hit at the 2016 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. More…
Two French musical icons. They performed songs of romance, heartbreak, hope, and love. They enjoyed lives of drama and passion. Gall's concert captures the adventure and inspiration of their lives and music, including hits such as "Amsterdam," "Milord," "La Vie en Rose," and other classics. Sung almost entirely in French.
See it if you love French cabaret music. The singing is marvelous. And there are some charming stories about Piaf, Brel and the performer.
Don't see it if you expect to see a play. This is a recital with commentary. There is no attempt to inhabit either of the titular characters.
See it if you enjoy the music of Piaf and Brel, and don't mind that it's all in French.; you like a bit of history of the performers thrown in.
Don't see it if you dislike French chanteuse.
See it if you would enjoy listening to a solo performer sing the songs of Piaf and Brel for an hour and tell you a bit about their lives.
Don't see it if you're expecting a Piaf impersonation. You'll be annoyed that most songs are sung in French without English translation.
See it if You love Brel & Piaf & can appreciate a fun, entertaining & well-delivered performance of their music & great stories in an intimate setting
Don't see it if You're French; or Belgian: in spite of best intentions, the idea of an American singing in French may not be compelling.
See it if you enjoy classic music from Piaf and Brel, like a bit of musical history and hear great classic songs
Don't see it if you don't care for French music, don't like one-person shows
See it if You love French and Belgian music by Brel and Piaf - interred well and laced with background on both artists.
Don't see it if If you don't like songs in French- are uninterested in the artists or are expecting imitations of the artists either physically or vocally
See it if you love the music of Edith and Jacques. It is done very well!
Don't see it if you don't know their music and don't know French. It's still great to listen to even if you don't understand it, though. :D
See it if You enjoy the beautiful music of Edith Piaf and Jacques Brel and would like to see an ambitious lady tackle some of the best
Don't see it if You're not a Piaf/Brel fan
See it if you enjoy listening to a biography of 2 amazing artists from days gone by through music.Ms Gall delivers the story passionately & eloquently
Don't see it if you don't enjoy French music, one person shows or a little bit of history.
See it if enjoy Piaf or Brel - if you like incredibly strong singing. Cabaret style banter with backstories to songs
Don't see it if don't liek 1-man shows, hate singing, opposed to french lyrics.
See it if you're interested in learning about the lives of Piaf and Brel, interspersed with personal commentary and recital-style singing
Don't see it if you already know all the interesting facts about Piaf and Brel, or if you expect Gall's singing to impersonate/sound like either of them
See it if If you like French style cabaret music. And if want to listen to some charming stories about Brel and Piaf.
Don't see it if If you don't like French music