Piaf

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About the Show Less...

Elena Roger stars in this biographical play which captures the glamour and the squalor of the extraordinary French singer Edith Piaf. Read More >

Elena Roger stars in this biographical play, transferred from its run at the Donmar Warehouse earlier this year. Piaf captures the glamour and the squalor of the life of extraordinary French singer Edith Piaf, who died tragically young after years of drug and alcohol abuse.

Playwright Pam Gems has reworked her 1978 piece which follows Piaf from a life on the streets of Paris to worldwide fame, exploring the rise and fall of this fragile, enigmatic performer. The play includes many of Piaf’s famous songs, including Je Ne Regrette Rien.

Argentine actress Roger made her West End debut in the recent revival of Evita, playing the title role, before staying on in London to join the cast of Boeing Boeing.

For more information about Piaf read our First Night Feature which relates to the show’s run at the Donmar Warehouse.

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Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 16/10/2008

Opening Night: 21/10/2008

Closing Night: 24/01/2009

Running time: 1h30

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Cast & Creative

Cast

Elena Roger, Shane Attwooll, Phillip Browne, Lorraine Bruce, Luke Evans, Michael Hadley, Katherine Kingsley, Steve John Shepherd

Creative

Director - Jamie Lloyd

Producer - Arielle Tepper Madover & CMP Limited and Donmar Warehouse

Designer - Soutra Gilmour

Lighting Designer - Neil Austin

Sound - Christopher Shutt

Author - Pam Gems

Music By - Edith Piaf, Ben and Max Ringham

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