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Review of La Vie, L'Amour (Life, Love)
Rita Kohn

A quintessential story of love, loss and the wisdom set in the Paris of our dreams, artfully delivered with quiet grace. Gail Payne is building a solo cabaret career with piano accompanist David Duncan, known for his "just-right for the vocalist" musical arrangements. Mark Goetzinger's meticulous stage direction comes through the particular nuances Payne brings to each song, carefully chosen to support the revealing narration that follows her from wide-eyed innocence to seasoned traveler. Sizing up her duplicitous lover pushes her to choose zestful, fruitful life. Humor, pathos, anger, resolution surface and draw us in. Payne is especially alluring interpreting Edith Piaf.

Gail Payne Sings Indianapolis' Song
by Shari Rudavsky

For Gail Payne, it all goes back to the Cultural Trail. While working on the project six years ago as a staff member at the Central Indiana Community Foundation, she started dating her then-boss, Brian Payne. She left to start her own public relations company, The Goods, whose motto is "Thoughtful Marketing, Authentic Living," and eventually married Payne.

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Indianapolis PR pro Gail Payne turns her life into an IndyFringe production
By Cathy Kightlinger

Indianapolis public relations pro Gail Payne has been a fixture in the city’s social scene for years.

Payne, the former director of marketing and communications for Central Indiana Community Foundation, operates the Indianapolis marketing firm, The Goods, which (among other things) helps promote the city’s arts and food scenes. And she’s married to CICF President Brian Payne.

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