Singin in the Rain, théâtre du Châtelet

From Mickey Mouse to Modern Musicals: Interview with Jean-Luc Choplin

Jean-Luc Choplin still remembers the day in 2003 he learned that the directorship of the Théâtre du Châtelet was soon to become vacant. An old friend happened to be on the theatre’s board and thought Choplin would be perfect...

Cyrano de Bergerac at the Odéon Theatre in Paris

Equal parts romance and tragedy, this famous work by poet and playwright Edmond Rostand is a classic of French theatre, and the work which introduced the word panache to the English language. This contemporary version,...
vintage shop Paris

My Life in Paris: A Herbalist Remedy

Rain starts spattering the pavement in Place de Clichy as I arrive, sans parapluie, panting from the mad dash down the hill from Montmartre-Abbesses. I rap-a-tap-tap not so gently on the locked mustard-coloured door, desperately seeking a divine...

Evenings out in Paris: Flamenco à la Villette

For three days only, you will be able to experience the spirit of Andalucia in the heart of Paris, when the energetic rhythms and unmistakable melodies of flamenco take centre stage at the Grande...

Evenings Out in Paris: Au Lapin Agile

This tiny cabaret in the heart of Montmartre has been around since 1860.
Medieval events in Provins

Medieval Magic in Provins

Sitting on a bench beneath the towering ramparts of Provins, I can easily imagine I’m back in the Middle Ages. Gentlemen on horseback are showing off their falconry skills to ladies in flowing gowns, their hawks skimming over our heads...

Evenings Out in Paris: French Fried Comedy Night

A Paris-based American comedian pokes fun at Anglo-French cultural differences.

Singin’ in the Rain at the Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris

The stage version of what’s widely touted as the ‘greatest big screen musical of all time’, Singin’ in the Rain (Stanley Donen, 1952), which was co-directed by and starred Hollywood screen legend Gene Kelly,...
Les Franglaises

Evenings Out in Paris: Les Franglaises

The new show promises spectators a laugh-out-loud evening.