Jacques Brel is Alive and Well & Living in Paris

Jacques Brel is Alive and Well & Living in Paris

Jacques Brel is Alive and Well & Living in Paris

by: Mort Shuman, Eric Blau, Jacques Brel

by: Mort Shuman, Eric Blau, Jacques Brel

Jacques Brel is Alive and Well & Living in Paris

Jacques Brel is Alive and Well & Living in Paris

by: Mort Shuman, Eric Blau, Jacques Brel

by: Mort Shuman, Eric Blau, Jacques Brel

Overview

The poignant, passionate and profound songs of Belgian songwriter Jacques Brel are brought to vivid theatrical life in this intense musical experience. Brel's legendary romance, humor and moral conviction are evoked simply and directly, with four actors, four musicians and four stools. The result is a powerful, intimate, bold and emotional evening of theatre. Brimming with flair, attitude and European sophistication, these rich compositions bring to mind the groundbreaking work of Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht, creating a universe all their own that consistently startles with its daring, candor and insight. The sheer musical poetry of each song supports many layers of interpretation, giving the show a new and unexpected meaning with every new cast and production team that takes it on.

Authors

Mort Shuman

Mort Shuman

Eric Blau

Eric Blau

Jacques Brel

Jacques Brel