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Multi award winning cabaret tale of the legendary Edith Piaf comes to Innisfail

Cassowary Coast Regional Council invite you to relive the music and magic of Edith Piaf this Friday night at The Con Theatre Innisfail.

Exposing Edith journeys through Piaf’s, love and losses through the songs that shot her to stardom including ‘La Vie en Rose’, ‘Milord’ and ‘Non, je ne regrette rien’.

Created and performed by Michaela Burger (vocals) and Greg Wain (guitar), Exposing Edith charts a mix of authentic French chanson and contemporary sounds using voice and acoustic guitar.

"We have performed Exposing Edith internationally and have had sell out seasons, which is wonderful," said Wain.

"It’s our first time to perform in Queensland, and our first time touring regional Queensland, so we are very excited to be heading to such a beautiful part of the world."

The show has gained unanimous praise and a rapturous reception, being dubbed "sublime" (ABC Melbourne), "moving and hypnotic" (Glam Adelaide) and "absolutely stunning, possibly the closest you’ll get to Piaf in this day and age" (RipItUp).

The show has had sell out seasons at cabaret festivals in Adelaide, Auckland, Taranaki, Christchurch, Tasmania and Noosa and was winner Best Cabaret Adelaide Fringe 2016. Nominated for a prestigious Helpmann Academy Award for Best Cabaret Performer in 2016 it also had a successful season at the Edinburgh Fringe with 5 star reviews.

Exposing Edith is in Innisfail for one night only, on Friday 13 April. Doors open from 6.30pm for a 7pm start.

Pre-sale tickets can be purchased from CCRC Customer Service Centers in Tully, Cardwell and Innisfail for a discounted price – Adults $30, Concessions $25, and Children $10. Tickets can also be purchased at the door – Adults $35, Concessions $30, and Children $10.

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