Date: October 09, 2021
Start time: 07:00 p.m. AEST
End time: 08:30 p.m. AEST
Venue: Paragon Theatre
Directions: 75 Churchill Street, Childers (opposite IGA)
Phone: 0478 066 724
Email: [email protected]
A compelling musical ride from Parisian alleyways to sunny Queensland.
After a string of successful Queensland and international tours, French-born, award-winning singer Pauline Maudy presents a personal show about growing up in two places.
Take Me to Paris is a show about belonging, about identity. It’s about our search for an idealised version of heaven on earth, Napoleon’s fascination for Australia, Australia’s fascination for the city of love and everything in between.
One of the truly rare voices on the international world scene, Pauline effortlessly channels the greats in French and English, transporting audiences from Parisian alleyways to New York jazz bars in a heartbeat.
This entertaining, funny and moving show skillfully weaves compelling storytelling, breathtaking music and a thought provoking and humorous exploration of whether the grass really is greener on the other side. Take Me to Paris takes us on a voyage to the mystical city of Paris and right back to the beautiful land we live in.
Born in France, Pauline is an award-winning singer and songwriter. Known for her versatility, stage presence and multilingual singing, she forged her career with her international touring folk band MZAZA while writing and performing in the rock, pop, and jazz worlds. Through her work with MZAZA Pauline has received two Queensland Music Awards for Best World Song and had the opportunity to contribute to multicultural awareness and inclusion in Australia, delivering workshops, tours and a body of work which celebrates ancestry, migration and diversity.
For Take Me to Paris Pauline is joined on stage by special guests/friends and together they punctuate her charismatic storytelling by blending repertoire from different genres and eras absolutely seamlessly. The show references the likes of Piaf, the Box Tops, Joe Cocker, Ella Fitzgerald (and more!) balanced with some carefully selected original compositions.
PLEASE NOTE The Paragon is a licensed venue. A variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, as well as sweet and savoury treats, are available for purchase from our Espresso Bar. No outside food and drinks permitted
Tour supported by The Playing Queensland Fund and arTour, initiatives of the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland.
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