Exposing Edith

Cabaret / Theatre
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Direct from critically acclaimed seasons at Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Noosa Long Weekend and Festival of Voices, winner Best Cabaret Adelaide Fringe 2016 and nominated for a Helpmann Academy, Exposing Edith charts the tragic life of French icon, Edith Piaf.

Experience her life, loves and losses through the songs that shot her to stardom including La Vie en Rose and Non, je ne regrette rien.

Created and performed by Michaela Burger [vocals] and Greg Wain [guitar], it is 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 her work and punctuate the songs with a collection of extraordinary stories of Piaf's life.

Libbi Gorr, ABC Melbourne called the show 'Sublime!', Indaily said it was 'Captivating' and RipitUp reported "the closest you'll get to Piaf in this day and age. ***** Southside Advertiser, Edinburgh

★★★★★ Daily Business Group, UK.

Presented by:
I’ll Wager Productions

Musician Greg Wain [co-creator/guitarist] was a member of internationally acclaimed vocal groups "The Swingle Singers" and "The Shout". As a guitarist he has performed with Jools Holland, recorded with Carol Grimes and was a featured solo artist at both the Pori and Turku International Jazz Festivals, Finland.

Michaela Burger [co-creator/vocals] has performed with Broadway's most sophisticated composer, Jason Robert Brown. Credits include Rumpelstiltskin (Windmill/State Theatre SA), Cranky Bear (Patch), Otello (State Opera SA), Tosca (Co-opera SA), Showtime (Gluttony) and Humphrey Bear (Channel 9).

Burger and Wain are the creators and stars of the successful stage show Exposing Edith, about the life and songs of Edith Piaf. Winner Best Cabaret Adelaide Fringe 2016, the show was nominated for a 2016 Helpmann Academy award. Performing to sell out audiences in Australia and New Zealand they have recently returned from a successful season at the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe with five stars.

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Content Warnings

Family Friendly: YES

Age Suitability: G

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