Dreamcast Productions continue their love affair with iconic French singers and songwriters in 'Merci Pour La Musique', a musical odyssey of famous songs, and their sometimes unexpected French origins.
The effortless charm of Charles Aznavour, the exotic beauty of Josephine Baker, the breathtaking epics of Jacques Brel and the power and passion of Edith Piaf have produced some of the most successful and historically popular songs of the 20th century, which have also been 'found in translation' and firmly planted into the hearts of English speaking audiences.
Dreamcast Productions, who brought you their celebration of the life and music of Edith Piaf, 'Non, Je ne Regrette Rien' make a welcome return to Maddermarket Theatre, inviting you to join them again, as they open the storybook of the finest French-born songs, made famous by artists as diverse as Dusty Springfield, David Bowie, Shirley Bassey, John Denver, Judy Garland and Frank Sinatra.
Discover the origins of some of the greatest lyric-driven works of all time. Songs that have delighted, seduced and enchanted in any language. Some you may have guessed show a Parisian flair, and others which will take you by complete surprise!
So, if you ever wondered what gave your favourite song that certain 'je ne sais quoi', the answer may lie just across the channel.