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Press Kit - Stefanie Rummel - CHANSONS Cabaret and Variety, Vocal, Musical theatre, Cabaret, Storytelling, Acoustic - Edinburgh Fringe 2022
Chansons: Songs and Stories from Piaf, Brel and Me

Stefanie Rummel (Germany/France/transnational)

Bienvenue to Chansons, the musical intercultural cabaret. ‘Soul-touching’ stories performed in ‘brilliant showmanship’ (Audience Reviews) about life and passion, from Ne me quitte pas (Brel) to Milord (Piaf). Live life the French way. Sung by Stefanie Rummel, in French and other languages, and explained in English. Accompanied by Bob Egan, Bogdan Pielanu, Tom Schlueter and Vignir Þór Stefánsson. This piece inspires our own lives by looking at other cultures. As seen in theatres and cabarets in France, Germany, Iceland, Finland, US. ‘Great chansons... passionate feelings’ (Rheingauer Echo). ‘Rummel’s voice is outstanding… real moments of joie de vivre’ **** (TheReviewHub.com). ‘Fascinating’ **** (LondonTheatre1.com).

Available in our digital on-demand programme and also being performed live in our Edinburgh Fringe 2022 season.


www.stefanierummel.com
www.chansons.show
www.facebook.com/RummelShows
www.facebook.com/CHANSONS.show
www.instagram.com/stefanierummel1/
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Chansons... Pitch Deck - Video & information about the Show The show “Chansons” premiered in Germany in 2019. Despite Covid, Stefanie Rummel has performed online in cabarets in New York and San Francisco, at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, CARTs, Lathi Fringe Festival and live at the Reykjavik Fringe Festival.
"Chansons" was nominated for “Producer of the Year 2021” by "The TheaterMakers Studio" from the Tony Award winner Ken Davenport.
The show stands for 'touching' stories about life and passionate songs from 'Ne me quitte pas' (Brel) to 'Milord' (Piaf). Sung and performed in the form of 'brilliant show interludes' by Stefanie Rummel (singing/acting) and accompanied by her pianists.
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Chansons... Musical Cabaret through France PDF - Learn more about the show "Chansons" 25 MB

Press

"And when the musical chameleon first breathes Brel's ballad "Ne me quitte pas" into the microphone for the finale of her one-woman show and then encourages the audience to sing along without restraint with her gospel show-down, these are just two of the many highlights of an intimate evening of cabaret put together with much love."  Offenbacher Post  

"Evergreens like "Amsterdam", "L'accordéoniste" and - at the end - "Milord" made the hearts beat faster, as the stormy applause showed. Without encore the duo was not dismissed and gave the audience still "La vie en rose."  Rheingauer Echo  

The song Art "...is about the effect of art on us," Rummel explains. Art, she says, is a source of inspiration, of meditation, of feeling, of reflection, of creating strength. "This is more important than ever." Frankfurter Neue Presse  

“Developing stories that touch people with singing and your own music, and thus winning prizes, is a wonderful gift,”
World Today News 

“The Reykjavik Fringe Festival re-open its doors this year presenting as one of the highlights the Musical French Cabaret: "Chansons". “Understanding each other is key in our global world. With this show we understand each other just a little bit more.” Broadway World Iceland  

Presented as part of the MarshStream Solo Arts Heal series, Stefanie Rummel's one-woman musical show, Chansons, takes audiences on a whirlwind tour of different countries, highlighting the benefits of getting to know other cultures.
Broadway World San Francisco 

 "With a Maria Magdalena (Stefanie Rummel), who presented her confessions of love convincingly and confidently."
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung 

 "I want to go to Hollywood", the trained musical actress convincingly belts out to her audience. It is not difficult for the audience to believe her." Kölner Rundschau 

"Now the musical singer Stefanie Rummel from Frankfurt has also shown her talent to the television audience: In the competition ... from the hr3 for the "Hessian Lion" she has reached the finals. " Frankfurter Neue Presse 

"Stefanie Rummel as sister Maria Amnesia, suffering from amnesia, thrilled the audience with her brilliantly played naivete and liveliness." Darmstädter Echo 

 "She (the jury) had .... named Stefanie Rummel from Frankfurt as the second winner because of her excellent presentation." Südhessen Viernheim

“Stefanie Rummel, a clumsy novice, Sister Amnesia and the C.S. to be highlighted as sister Leo. The two singers set the highlights of the piece ... Stefanie Rummel, who is also outstanding as an actor..." Mannheimer Morgen 

"Stefanie Rummel cheekily illuminates her grotesque everyday life situations with her own texts and songs." FAZ  

Frankfurter Rundschau: 

https://www.fr.de/rhein-main/stefanie-rummel-geht-reisen-10990726.html

Stefanie Rummel

Frankfurter Neue Presse -  Michael Frost:

Frankfurter Neue Presse - Michael Frost:

CHANSONS - Eine interkulturelle Brücke zwischen Menschlichkeit, Kunst, Kultur erzählt durch Lieder und Geschichten    

Stefanie Rummels neues Programm ist mehr als eine interkulturelle Show, ein Cabaret, mit französischen Songs und Stories. Mit „Chansons“ verbindet die Künstlerin Menschlichkeit, Kunst, Kultur und Geschichten. Sie baut eine Brücke. Und vor allem regt sie ihr Publikum zur Selbstreflexion an. „Chansons“ ist ein Showprogramm, das nicht ohne Grund nach seiner Premiere in 2019 bereits mehrfach nominiert und ausgezeichnet wurde. Und das kommt auch beim Publikum an: „Qualitativ hochwertig, legendäre Lieder mit den dazugehörigen tiefen Bedeutungen sind ein echtes Geschenk.“ – Dall Wilson   
https://www.memo-media.de/blog/interkulturelle-show-chansons/

"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." www.thereviewshub.com/chansons-songs-and-stories-from-piaf-brel-me-the-living-record-festival/The Reviews Hub by Helen Tope (4 Star Review)

 "A fascinating show, comfortably paced and with the right amount of history, songs and personal anecdotes, it held my attention despite me being far from fully conversant in French."  Review LondonTheatre1 by Chris Omaweng (4 Star Review)

Solo Arts Heal: Frankfurter Neue Presse Link 

https://www.fnp.de/frankfurt/sie-schickt-ihre-chansons-in-alle-welt-90198950.html

Broadway World:
https://www.broadwayworld.com/san-francisco/article/The-Marsh-Takes-Audiences-On-A-Multicountry-Adventure-In-CHANSONS-20210203

"As a chanteuse as multifaceted as love. The role of femme fatale suits Stefanie Rummel well. Whether as a spoiled luxury woman, lascivious vamp or undercooled beauty.... The German version of “Big Spender” is just as professional and filling the hall as “Money Makes The World Go Round”, and Rummel's interpretation of the classic “Fever” is in no way inferior to the original in terms of crackling eroticism." Offenbacher Post

"Stefanie Rummel does what a theater would need an entire ensemble for." Seehausen pa

"Stefanie Rummel presented a One-Woman-Show as part of her traveling show, which she performed in the fully occupied Seckbach town hall: She entertained with flying colors." Bornheim

"Sister Maria Hubert (Stefanie Rummel) is one Gospel singer got lost." Badische Zeitung

"The trip to Berlin was worth it: Stefanie Rummel as Liza Minelli, .... you know one of the best in the singing competition." Frankfurter Neue Presse - (4th place)

 "Stefanie Rummel ... convinced with an outstanding vocal performance." Kölner Rundschau

 

Frankfurter Neue Presse 08.11.2019

Frankfurter Neue Presse 08.11.2019

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