Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris
Music by JACQUES BREL
Production conception, English lyrics and additional material by
ERIC BLAU and MORT SHUMAN
based on Brel’s lyrics and commentary
Presented by arrangement with JOSEF WEINBERGER LIMITED
on behalf of Dramatists Play Service Inc. of New York
Previews from Thursday 26th January
Opening Night Wednesday 1st February
The poignant, passionate and profound songs of Belgian songwriter Jacques Brel are vividly brought to life in this intense musical experience. Master of the chanson, Brel’s legendary, romantic works have been translated and recorded worldwide by artists such as Ray Charles, Frank Sinatra and Judy Collins.
His music is brimming with European sophistication, and the sheer poetry of his songs supports many layers of interpretation, giving every production new and unexpected meaning.
Performance is 90 minutes with no interval
This event is supported by RTÉ Supporting the Arts.