An Erté 'costume collectif'

From Fashion to Movies: Erté & the History of Art Deco in Paris

The world’s first Art Déco building was the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées built in Paris prior to the First World War. Between the two wars, the style was popularized by designers and artists who used...

Evenings out in Paris: Mugler Follies

Trailblazing fashion designer Thierry Mugler has put a creative spin on the traditional cabaret.
Musician-turned-actress Soko plays Loie Fuller in La Danseuse

La Danseuse: American Icons of La Belle Époque

A film by Stéphanie Di Giusto charts the lives of Loie Fuller and Isadora Duncan, two American girls who found friendship, fame and fortune in turn-of-the-century Paris. Talk about unlikely. When Midwesterner Loie Fuller – later to become a world-renowned Belle Époque...

What to See in Paris: La Belle et la Bête

A “tale as old as time...”, The Beauty and the Beast was actually written by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont and published in 1756. This beloved fairy tale relates the story of Belle, a smart...
Romeo and Juliette in Paris

Romeo and Juliet at the Opéra Bastille

“In fair Verona, where we lay our scene...” William Shakespeare’s legendary tale of star-crossed lovers will be transported to the French capital this spring. Romeo and Juliet, one of the Bard’s most performed plays, was...

Phantoms of the Opera

Ghosts in the vaults of the Paris Opera.
Paris Merveilles

Paris Merveilles: The New Show at the Lido

Check out the dazzling new show at the Parisian cabaret par excellence.
CNCS, Moulins

The Clothes Make the Man: A Visit to a Unique Stage Costume Museum

On a chilly Monday morning in Moulins, France, a small group moved through darkened rooms and gathered round a softly lit display case. Behind the glass, artfully crumbled paper covered the floor about ankle...

Theatre in Paris: See Mozart’s Magic Flute with English Surtitles

Book tickets to see Mozart's classic in a beautiful Parisian setting.

Theatre in Paris: See a Play with English Surtitles

Non-French speakers can now enjoy the vibrant theatre scene in the French capital.