Piaf! The Show

Shows & Attractions 

Biography

With a million tickets sold in more than 50 countries and acclaimed reviews worldwide PIAF! THE SHOW a musical celebration of the life and music of the legendary French chanteuse EDITH PIAF returns to North America as part of the extended world tour.

Conceived and directed by the Nice-based theatrical maverick Gil Marsalla and starring Anne Carrere, a young French performer hailed as “Edith Piaf’s legitimate musical heiress” PIAF! THE SHOW premiered in 2015 as a tribute to “The Swallow of Montmartre” on the centennial on her birthday and was inspired by the award-winning movie La Vie En Rose.

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 of famous Parisian locations of the Edith Piaf era.

“Anne Carrere’s soaring voice is used to devastating effect …!”

John Lewis

The Guardian, London

“Mrs Carrere can miraculously capture Piaf’s soul and timbre…!”

Nate Chinen

New York Times

“Dramatic, witty, warm, authentic and utterly fantastic …!”

Markos Papadatos

Digital Journal