Jacques Brel | June 20-30, 2013
The poignant, passionate and profound songs of Belgian
songwriter Jacques Brel are brought to vivid theatrical life in
this intense musical experience, brimming with flair, attitude and European sophistication.
“Musical storytelling at its finest!” —The New York Post
“The best musical revue ever!” —Time Out New York
"Terrific...exquisite...raw...delicious" —The Gazette
"...an entertaining, and at times outstanding, rendition of Brel's moods and music." —Theatre Colorado
Music and Lyrics by Jacques Brel | Production conception, English lyrics, additional material by Eric Blau and Mort Shuman
The cast features FAC favorites Halee Towne (Assassins, The Producers ), Lacey Connell (Gypsy, A Year With Frog & Toad ) Max Ferguson (The Drowsy Chaperone, In The Next Room) and Alejandro Roldan (Hairspray) .
The creative team is helmed by director/choreographer Nathan Halvorson, who is making his FAC mainstage debut with this production, after having directed/choreographed the FAC Youth Rep Production of As Thousands Cheer last summer. Ian Ferguson leads a four - piece band and returns to the FAC as Music Director following his work on the popular Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Musical earlier this season. The creative team also includes Christopher L. Sheley (Scenic Design), Holly Anne Rawls (Lighting Design ), and Janson Fangio (Costume Design ) .
June 20 | Preview: 1/2 priced tickets available on a first come, first served basis.
June 21 | Opening Night: Enjoy a post-performance reception with the cast.
June 23 | TalkBack: Join Producing Artistic Director Scott RC Levy and cast for a free post-performance discussion.
Photo Album | Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris
i, McAllister | Groovy, Drowsy Carnage-Alive and Well and Living in Colorado
June 26, 2013
Broadwayworld.com | Review: JACQUES BREL IS ALIVE AND WELL at the Fine Arts Center
June 22, 2013
The Gazette | REVIEW: You may not recall 'Jacques Brel," but you will remember the FAC production
June 25, 2013
Theatre Colorado | Review: Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris
June 23, 2013
The Colorado Springs Independent | Get to know Jacques Brel, the Sinatra of France, via the FAC
June 19, 2013