Tonight at B RIGHT ON LGBT+ Community Festival: ‘Edith Piaf Live at Nimegue’

March 31, 2019

The winner of the Archangel Critic’s Choice Award at Brighton Fringe 2018, makes a welcome return to the stage in Brighton at the Phil Starr Pavilion on Sunday, March 31, as part of the city’s B RIGHT ON LGBT+ Community Festival.

EDITH Piaf Live at Nimegue is a one man show of two very different halves. It weaves the story of the life of the celebrated French singer with that of a fifty something super-fan from Stoke on Trent whose first singing engagement was as an Edith Piaf tribute act in Paris in 1984.

The first act is an affectionate re-telling of Piaf’s life. After the interval, her last ever filmed concert in Holland, just ten months before her untimely death aged just 47, is reimagined.

This play with music is the work of Brighton & Hove residents Andrew Farr and collaborator Peter Allinson.

Farr says of the piece; “Edith Piaf’s childhood was traumatic and throughout her life she sang songs of tragedy. But she loved to laugh, and this one-man show tries not to lose sight of the laughter and Piaf’s tremendous sense of fun. We’re thrilled to be bringing Piaf to a wider audience again. We were overwhelmed by the reaction to, and support for, the play at last year’s Fringe. We hope that this appearance at the B RIGHT ON LGBT+ Community Festival can keep the indomitable spirit of Edith Piaf alive for a little longer.”

For more info on this amazing show, click here:

The B RIGHT ON LGBT+ Community Festival celebrating LGBT+ history, lives and culture, is organised by the volunteers of the Brighton & Hove LGBT Community Safety Forum and takes place at the Phil Starr Pavilion – a multi functional, fully accessible, heated performance, conference and community space with a licensed bar located on Victoria Gardens, Brighton.

Tickets also available without booking fee from the Phil Starr Pavilion Box Office, Victoria Gardens, Brighton or The Rainbow Hub, 93 St James Street, Brighton.

Event: Edith Piaf Live at Nimegue

Where: Phil Starr Pavilion, Victoria Gardens, Brighton

When: Sunday, March 31

Time: 7.30pm

Cost: £12
To book tickets online, click here: OR call: 01273 855773