‘Piaf! The Show’, telling the amazing story of the life and career of Edith Piaf, is being staged at the Guangzhou Opera House in the city between July 24 and 28.
In two 45-minute acts, the show narrates the rags-to-riches story of the Parisian singer’s career through her unforgettable songs, complemented by a visual tapestry of previously unreleased photographs and images. The audience is taken on a journey through the streets Piaf frequented throughout her career, including the streets of Montmartre during “La Vie en Rose.”
A stage photo of ‘Piaf! The Show’ [Photo@sofia]
Two young ladies who had enjoyed the show on the evening of July 24 told the reporter that they liked the show very much. They said that they could feel the unique romance from France, and Anne Carrere as Edith Piaf is so lovely.
Leila Abati, production manager of “Piaf! The Show”, shared at a session on July 24 that the songs in the show convey a lot of love, emotions and magic that audience can easily feel. Leila said that about 150 people who they didn’t even speak French hummed the songs with the performer during the rehearsal at the opera house on July 23.
The internationally acclaimed Anne Carrere and Nathalie Lermitte will take turns to act as Edith Piaf in the show. If you are interested in the life of Edith Piaf and French chanson, don’t miss it.
A stage photo of ‘Piaf! The Show’ [Photo@valwagner]
Time: 7:30 pm, Wednesday - Friday, July 24th -26th, 2019
2:30pm, 7:30pm, Saturday - Sunday, July 27th - 28th, 2019
Ticket: RMB 80, 180, 280, 380, 480, 580
Venue: Opera Hall, Guangzhou Opera House
Add.: No. 1 Zhujiang Xilu, Tianhe District, Guangzhou
Nearby metro station: Zhujiang New Town, Line 3 or 5
*Running Time: 120 minutes (with 20 minutes intermission)
*Performed in French with Chinese subtitles
*Note: Children under 12 years old should be accompanied by a guardian. Children under 1.2 meters aren’t allowed to attend.