NEW IMAGES REVEAL THE STREETS OF PIAF AT LEEDS PLAYHOUSE
New images reveal the atmospheric nightlife of Edith Piaf’s Paris as West End star Jenna Russell and the rest of the PIAF company prepare for their two-week run at Leeds Playhouse from 27 July to 7 August.
Leeds Playhouse and Nottingham Playhouse’s co-production of Pam Gems’ sensational musical play tells the extraordinary life story of the world-renowned chanteuse Edith Piaf.
Tony-nominated and Olivier Award-winning actress Jenna Russell takes the title role, with Sally Ann Triplett as Toine – Piaf’s close friend and trusted confidante.
The rest of the company comprises: Olivier Award-nominated actress Laura Pitt-Pulford as Marlene Dietrich; Garry Robson as Louis Leplee, the nightclub owner who discovered Piaf; Louis Gaunt as Piaf’s husband Theo; Samuel James as Bruno, owner and manager of the Paris Olympia; Matthew Woodyatt as Raymond; Joseph Prowen as Louis; and Zheng Xi Yong as Lucien.
PIAF director Adam Penford leads a creative team that includes Designer Frankie Bradshaw; Lighting Designer Jack Knowles; Sound Designer Ella Wahlström; MD, Arranger and Orchestrator Gareth Valentine; Movement Director Georgina Lamb; Dialect Coach Félicité du Jeu; and Casting Director Will Burton.
PIAF, Courtyard Theatre, Leeds Playhouse
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