Tea with Marlene is a musical parody on the life of Berlin born icon and Hollywood screen legend Marlene Dietrich Feminist pioneer, bi-sexual cross dresser and anti-war protester; The show explores Dietrichs personal story through a playful linking of some of her best known songs. Lola, Falling in Love Again and Lili Marlene, to name but a few. Seen through the prism of todays celebrity obsession and social media, narcissism, the dark and destructive nature that lies behind the quest for fame, is on trial,  revealing its ugly face to us all.

 

Performed with Anitra Bohman - Penttinen and her piano