While no one was looking, Nice’s most popular theatre just pulled an extraordinary stunt, seeking to shake people awake from the malaise that has beset the world.
Thierry Surace, director of the popular Théâtre de la Cité in Nice, talks about the dramatic impact - in the short and long run – the lockdown has had on his and other private theatres
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
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!