Chansons - Musical Intercultural French Journey

Theatermaker Studio New York - Reading Series Online, New York City

Chansons... Bienvenue ! ...and welcome to "Chansons", ...the 60 minutes long musical cabaret about France which makes you feel a little French seeing and hearing about traditions, delicious food, fashion & music. ...from "Ne me quitte pas" to "Milord".

Great 3.5 star review from Derek Awards Edinburgh Fringe: “Good fun and enjoyable. Don't speak French for the songs? Don't worry, you'll know them. More than worth a watch.”


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Chansons The Musical French Cabaret "Chansons" was produced by Stefanie Rummel and it premiered in Germany in December 2019. It is a journey through French tradition and French music from Edith Piaf to Jacques Brel which now travels all the way to Iceland. Press & Audiences: • The press said: "Great songs filled with passion and emotions." Feedback from audiences were: “So layered and lovely”, “That was everything”, “Very intriguing”, “Mesmerizing!”, “Beautiful” “Soothing!” “You are a natural storyteller and do so in a way that lets the audience in. It felt effortless.”

The show is intercultural, interactive and inspiring: • Intercultural: Understanding each other is key in our global world. With this show we understand each other just a little bit more. • Interactive: Making people smile, reflect & interact is a vital part of our humanity. Be part of it. • Inspiring: Have a look at different lives. You are invited to dream and to be inspired. Stories: • Hear autobiographical stories about France such as how we spend time, meet friends, eat, approach life in another country. The journey goes from love to war and freedom, from childhood memories to French food and different styles of French music. This cabaret lets you travel through a compilation of real life experiences and memories through songs and stories. It makes us reflect our own life through various touching French thoughts. The French songs „Chansons” support these stories and deepen those thoughts and experiences.

Songs: • Songs from Edith Piaf, Jacques Brel, ZAZ, traditional songs, own songs are accompanied by Vignir Þór Stefánsson. • The multilingual singer, actress and entertainer Stefanie Rummel sings and speaks in French, English and German. She just is working on some Islandic. In addition to the French chansons her cross-over vocal styles include jazz, musical theatre and pop.