Noémie Gantier is Liz Norton in 2666, by Julien Gosselin at Odeon in Paris

Our take from 2666, the 12-hour play by Julien Gosselin

An obscure writer disappears somewhere in Mexico where women are savagely assassinated: this is 2666, a novel by...

Pina Bausch, Viktor, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris, Septembre 2016

Viktor at the Châtelet Theater in Paris: Why Pina Bausch is eternal

Wupperthal has worshipped Pina Bausch for the past ten years. And yet season after season crowds continue to flock.


Marie Chouinard in Avignon: beauty at war

In an atmosphere of terror, lumping angular bodies run in parallel lines. They dance to the music of rifles and...

The Bloody Doll at Huchette Theatre

A musical, for a change.

Even though one goes to the theatre every night and has been a columnist for years, it’s always worth taking a...

Backstage at Opera Garnier

The day I made peace with academic dance thanks to William Forsythe

It is with Blake Works I, a creation by William Forsythe on James Blake’s music that the shock happens. Beauty...

Emilie Incerti Formentini dans Rendez-vous Gare de l'Est

Our heart beats for this Rendez-vous Gare de l’Est

A girl, a chair, and let the show begin. Rendez-vous gare de l’Est is a monologue written and staged by French...