A Talent to Amuse: The Noël Coward Story

Music (historical, musical theatre)

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Description

Playwright, composer, actor, singer; Noël Coward defined and shaped the 20th century. From a childhood spent in "genteel poverty" in London, working as a British spy in WWII, to becoming the toast of Broadway, Melanie Gall tells the fascinating true story of Coward's irreverent and unforgettable life. Featuring a dozen of Coward’s iconic songs, including Mad About the Boy, Mrs Worthington, and Mad Dogs and Englishmen. Starring Melanie Gall from 2016-2018 Edinburgh Fringe sell-out show, Piaf and Brel: The Impossible Concert, Stitch in Time and 2020 Adelaide Fringe Weekly Award-winning show, Ingenue.

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Ian Jones 1 day ago

Excellent one-woman show which tells the story of this prolific songwriter, composer, playwright, singer, actor, bon viveur and spy. Melanie Gall is a professional opera singer who enunciates every syllable crisply and clearly so you can enjoy once again the wit of Coward’s delicious word-play.

Marie-Louise Mills 3 days ago

Canadian Melanie Gill in her Talent To Amuse creates a tightly woven tapestry of Noel Coward's life through the spoken and lyric words. A dynamic program that both teaches and embraces the one and only Noel Coward. I highly recommend this!


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Arts Reviews Edinburgh (5/5 stars) 1 day ago

This show is an affectionate tribute to both the diverse creative output of Noel Coward, his life story, and of course some of his better known songs and, as usual, Melanie Gall does all of this with careful attention to research details and her own engaging and unique stage performance style.

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