Adelaide Fringe

Award-winning European vocalist to bring French musical cabaret to Adelaide Fringe

One of Europe’s most thrilling musical cabaret artists, Stefanie Rummel, returns to this year’s Adelaide Fringe with her show, ‘Chansons: Piaf, Brel & Me.’

Adelaide, get ready for a remarkable musical experience as Stefanie Rummel, one of Europe’s most thrilling musical cabaret singer, returns to the Adelaide Fringe 2024 with her enchanting show, ‘Chansons: Piaf, Brel & Me.’ 

After captivating audiences in cities like New York and Berlin, the musical theatre actress Rummel, is set to grace the stage at The Garage International at the Adelaide Town Hall from the 16th to the 22nd and on the 24th and 25th of February.

Rummel, a well-known chanson singer and musical actress, recently made a big splash at the 41st German Rock & Pop Awards 2023, winning six awards. Hosted by the German Rock & Pop Musicians’ Association, the event recognized Rummel’s exceptional talent in the music industry. Her standout achievements included clinching first place in both the “Best Chansons” and “Best World Music Album” categories.

‘Chansons: Piaf, Brel & Me’ is a journey through the world of French chansons, interwoven with Stefanie’s personal stories that resonate with today’s society and delivers a simple yet moving message—’It is through songs that we are finally able to understand each other’ – Broadway World. 

The show, which embarks on a song and story cycle, explores what makes us human in today’s age and invites audiences to reflect on our relationships and the shared experiences that unite us despite our cultural differences. 

This intimate performance showcases the legendary works of Edith Piaf and Jacques Brel. She breathes new life into classics, adding emotional depth to Padam, Padam (Piaf) and Ne me quitte pas (Brel) in a soul-touching way, blending the songs with personal narratives that take the audience on a journey of self-reflection and cultural exchange. 

Stefanie Rummel’s mesmerising talent in storytelling and her powerful vocal performance has already earned her international acclaim, with ★★★★ Chris Omaneng London Theatre describing it as ‘A fascinating show, comfortably paced and with the right amount of history, songs and personal anecdotes’, and The Reviews Hub commenting that ‘Rummel’s voice is outstanding: it moves from delicate, lingering notes (in a superb cover of Autumn Leaves) to real moments of joie de vivre in Rummel’s take on the Piaf classic, L ‘Accordeoniste’  ★★★★ Helen Tope, The Reviews Hub

Chansons explores human emotions, relationships, and shared experiences that transcend cultural barriers through a heartwarming cabaret performance that promises to transport the audience into a world filled with love and discovery. 

The multi-award-winning artist, Stefanie Rummel has triumphed in various national and television singing competitions, showcasing her exceptional vocal talent. She won the Silver Medal at the Global Music Award and she has been a finalist for Best Vocalist at the Intercontinental Music Award.  Her show ‘Chansons: Piaf, Brel & Me’ got nominated by The Theatermakers Studio in New York as ‘Best Player’ and 
‘Best Musical’.

Having performed in musicals like Nunsense, Kiss Me Kate, and Jesus Christ Superstar, Stefanie brings a wealth of experience to her performances. Her various unique gala acts, one-woman shows, and cabarets blend song, acting, tap dance, and magic and have captivated audiences throughout countries such as the US, UK, Norway, Greenland, Iceland, France, Finland, Germany, and Luxembourg spellbound.

Stefanie Rummel’s ‘Chansons’ at this year’s Adelaide Fringe is an experience that celebrates the universal power of music and the deep connections it fosters among us. It’s a warm and engaging show that takes the audience into a world filled with love, discovery, and ‘Savoir Vivre’, combining entertainment, inspiration and depth of thought in one incredible cabaret performance. 

Book your tickets now for ‘Chansons: Piaf, Brel & Me’ via the link below and be part of this musical celebration that bridges hearts and cultures. A bientôt at the Adelaide Town Hall!

Chansons: Piaf, Brel & Me – Musical Cabaret About France. 
 The Garage International at Adelaide Town Hall
When: Friday 16th to Sunday the 25th of February. (excl. 23rd)
Time: 6pm
For tickets and further info, click here

Barossa Valley: 
 23rd of February: 
Where: Lambert Estate (55 Long Gully Rd, Angaston)
When: 5-9 pm

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