Brel Star Gay Marshall to Offer Piaf Tribute at Feinstein's

News   Brel Star Gay Marshall to Offer Piaf Tribute at Feinstein's
 
Gay Marshall, who played a year-long run in the Off-Broadway revival of Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris, will go it solo at Feinstein's at Loews Regency next month.

Gay Marshall
Gay Marshall

Marshall will reprise her critically acclaimed Piaf tribute, Piaf: Queen of Heart, June 5 and 26 at the intimate nightspot. Show time both evenings is 8:30 PM.

The singing actress will be backed by musical director Tracy Stark on piano, Hiroko Taguchi on violin, Mark Wade on bass, Bill Schimmel on accordion and Jim Pederson on cello.

Marshall, according to press notes, will present "a unique view of her subject at odds with the popular perception of Piaf as an overwhelmingly tragic figure; Marshall portrays the joy and mischief of her subject as well. Marshall translated many of the show's songs herself, and she has woven the repertoire in a way that makes it as accessible and meaningful for non-French speakers."

Marshall made her Broadway debut as Diana Morales in A Chorus Line and played Grizabella in the original French production of Cats. She appeared in the Goodspeed, Paper Mill and York Theatre Company productions of The Baker's Wife and received a Drama League Distinguished Performance Award nomination for her work in the Off-Broadway revival of Jacques Brel. . . . Her one-woman shows are titled Piaf: La Vie l'Amour and If I Were Me.

Marshall's solo recording, "Gay Marshall Sings Piaf, La Vie l'Amour," is available by visiting www.cdbaby.com.

The nightclub is located at 540 Park Avenue at 61st Street in New York City. For ticket reservations and club information, call (212) 339-4095 or visit Feinsteinsatloewsregency.com or TicketWeb.com.

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