This show was magnificent-even with the cancellation of Charles Aznavour and Marianne Faithful-they were hardly missed! All of the performances were flawless and inspired. At the end, there were many red eyes and tears--that is how emotional it was-- and several standing ovations. Charles Dumont, seemed overwhelmed by it all -and his performance was touching. This show must be seem again-and by more. it has a life of its own,
Francofolies - A Tribute to Edith Piaf
Upper West Side
Thu Sep 19 2013
Photograph: Nabil Elderkin
Time Out says
Posted: Wed Sep 11 2013
A truly stellar lineup gathers at the Beacon on Sept 19 for a tribute to the legendary French chanteuse Edith Piaf, marking the 50th anniversary of her passing. Singers include Harry Connick Jr., Duffy, Madeleine Peyroux, Angelique Kidjo, Beth Ditto, Charles Dumont, Camélia Jordana, Zaz, Coeur de Pirate and many more. Wear your very best black dress.