Exposing Edith

MICHAELA BURGER AND GREG WAIN
AT THE MELBA SPIEGELTENT
18 May - 21 May

Wednesday, 18 May - 7:00pm
Thursday, 19 May - 7:00pm
Friday, 20 May - 7:00pm
Saturday, 21 May - 7:00pm


Returning to the Melba Spiegeltent direct from sell out seasons at the 2015 Adelaide Cabaret Festival and Auckland International Cabaret Festival and winner Best Cabaret Adelaide Fringe 2016, this critically acclaimed show charts the tragic life of arguably the greatest French singer of all time, Edith Piaf, 100 years since her birth. Experience her life, loves and losses through the songs that shot her to stardom including La Vie en Rose, Milord and Non, je ne regrette rien.

Created and performed by Michaela Burger [vocals] and Greg Wain [guitar], Exposing Edith is a stunning mix of authentic French chanson and contemporary sounds. Having explored the undertones of Piaf's vocals and lyrics, Burger and Wain have created their own unique interpretations of Piaf’s work, using voice and acoustic guitar and the subtle use of loop, delay and effect pedals.

The songs are punctuated with a collection of extraordinary stories of Piaf’s life which are recounted by Burger, who also takes on a multitude of key characters, from Edith’s half-sister Momone, to several of her lovers and, of course, Edith Piaf herself.

For further details and bookings, visit the website 


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