Superstars of a Bygone Era

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

On the surface, they had not very much in common, other than the fact that they were both superstar female entertainers from decades ago. But Edith Piaf and Marlene Dietrich were both deeply emotional, and remarkably complicated women who thrilled millions with their talent, while their personal lives were frequently in turmoil. Louise Pitre and Jayne Lewis are portraying these two giants, on stage at Toronto's CAA Theatre until early January and they talk to Steve Paikin about what the two women they portray mean to them.
Episode:
The Music Show, 2019 Edition
Aired:
Dec 12, 2019
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