While Black French humorist Donel Jack’sman deflects a vile insult from a spectator in mid-show with grace, the depth of racism running rampant in Nice is exposed
The three regional flagship theatres present very different programmes, but all share a general theme of lightening the sombre mood.
It’s quite early in the season, and the Théâtre de la Cité in Nice is already pulling a first ace from its sleeve.
You have seen every possible version of French stage classics? No – unless you have seen Société Miranda’s Dom Juan.
A play that fearlessly mixes ancient literary heritage with contemporary cabaret? A travelogue, a dream, a love story? – A success!