In only one short decade, a new theatre built from scratch in the small Azurean town of Antibes has become one of the leading Thespian temples in France thanks to a visionary director and a pragmatic mayor.
It’s official. The TNN is going to be torn down, says the City of Nice. But opponents of the project are still fighting against the imminent demise of one of Nice’s cultural flagships.
The former TNN director has been invited to mount a Brecht and Weill diptych at one of the world’s most prestigious opera houses
Think the most-performed play in French theatre history cannot possibly be reinterpreted? Théâtre de la Cité director Thierry Surace and his resident company prove otherwise
The venerable Théâtre National de Nice is celebrating a milestone birthday this year. Reason to pause and reflect on its turbulent history.
In her first big artistic project after her voluntary departure from Nice, the former TNN director unites her love for Shakespeare with her passion for directing opera
At the end of the Brook era at the Théâtre National de Nice, the whimsical artist is leaving behind much more than just fond memories of remarkable theatre shows
The region’s four leading theatres - TNN, Anthéa, TDG, and TFG - have radically different programmes in store this year, with their directors’ signature clearly legible on each one.
The three regional flagship theatres present very different programmes, but all share a general theme of lightening the sombre mood.
Wherever there is a stage, Shakespeare’s wisdom is not far. The City of Nice has taken the famous Hamlet quote to heart.
Theatre history will be written at the TNN from November 20-25 when Irina Brook hosts her father’s play The Valley Of Astonishment.