French Superstar Patricia Kaas Sings Edith Piaf
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The last date listed for Patricia Kaas was Saturday September 14, 2013 / 8:00pm.
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Hold on to your cocktails as Harold Zidler and his Diamond Dogs take you on a thrilling ride into the cinematic and musical mind of famed director Baz Lurhmann. This 360-degree theatrical concert experience showcases music from Luhrmann's Strictly Ballroom, Romeo + Juliet, Moulin Rouge and The Great Gatsby. The performance -- which is part of the celebrated series that has also brought the soundtracks of the Coen brothers, Quentin Tarantino and John Hughes to the stage -- features a rotating cast of special guests from stage, screen and music performing an epic soundtrack that includes "Lady Marmalade," "Kissing You," "Love Is in the Air," "Crazy in Love" and other beloved songs featured in Luhrmann's films. Step behind the red curtain to find out what awaits in one of L.A.'s most popular shows, newly reimagined and better than ever. Learn More
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Featured review from Olivier
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As usual, picking up tickets @ Will Call was a breeze. We had very good seats in the balcony section. Pantages staff was, as always, very friendly. Now, for the the show itself. Hmmm... I'll give Patricia Kaas points for not trying to be Piaf. I'll give her points for trying something different. But overall, it didn't work for me. Some of the choices she made when it came to musical arrangements, choice of tempo, orchestration were... odd. The dancer was a distraction more than an enhancement. Miss Kaas trying to match the dancer's performance was a tad painful to watch as her abilities seemed limited. The video w/ Alain Delon on "Milord" was head-scratching strange (as was the horse imagery on "Je Ne Regrette Rien"). The "theatrical" bit was unnecessary. Miss Kass was very good during transitions between songs. Speaking (mostly in English) to the audience, leading them in a sing-along a couple of times. All in all, I was disappointed because, this being a Tribute to the greatest French singer of all times (yeah, I'll argue that point with anyone), I was expecting renditions closer to the originals (with the understanding that Kaas' voice being so different from Piaf's it wouldn't be an impersonation). The "re-imaginations" of the songs were too far from the originals for me to really enjoy the show. But again, Kudos to Patricia Kaas for trying something original (and when she sang Lili Marlene, one of her own songs, she was great.)
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The show was O.K. - I loved her performance in the film 'And Now Ladies and Gentlemen' and bought her album Piano Bar which has the movie theme on it. However, I found her performance very theatrical and,. unfortunately, because I don't speak...continued