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View the latest BroadwayWorld reviews of live + streaming theatre in France.


Review: ELISABETH at Château Du Karreveld Photo Review: ELISABETH at Château Du Karreveld
by Patrick Honoré - August 28, 2022

The worldwide hit about the Austrian Empress performed in French at the Bruxellons! Festival in Belgium....
Review: LOVE SONGE THERAPIE at Lucernaire Photo Review: LOVE SONGE THERAPIE at Lucernaire
by Patrick Honoré - July 09, 2022

What did our critic think of LOVE SONGE THÉRAPIE at Lucernaire?...
Review: Les Trophees De La Comedie Musicale at Casino De Paris Photo Review: Les Trophees De La Comedie Musicale at Casino De Paris
by Patrick Honoré - July 05, 2022

What did our critic think of LES TROPHÉES DE LA COMÉDIE MUSICALE at Casino De Paris? After two years of absence, Les Trophées de la comédie musicale are getting bigger and bigger, from no live audience at the Trévise Theatre in its first annual production, to the first live version three years ago, ...
Review: JE VAIS T'AIMER at La Seine Musicale Photo Review: JE VAIS T'AIMER at La Seine Musicale
by Patrick Honoré - July 05, 2022

What did our critic think of JE VAIS T'AIMER at La Seine Musicale? Originally set to open in fall 2021, the Michel Sardou juke-box musical is the first French big spectacular to hit the capital since Covid. Following a brief tour, it is playing a limited season at the huge Seine Musicale Auditorium ...
BWW Review: SONDHEIM TRIBUTE at Studio De L'Accord Parfait Photo BWW Review: SONDHEIM TRIBUTE at Studio De L'Accord Parfait
by Patrick Honoré - May 11, 2022

American Musical Theater Live continues to carry Broadway's flame in Paris....
BWW Review: MIXITY at Théatre Lepic Photo BWW Review: MIXITY at Théatre Lepic
by Patrick Honoré - March 07, 2022

18 years after his successful musical revue Zapping at the Théâtre du Gymnase before transferring to the Olympia and the Trianon, Bruno Agati is back with another off the wall production, this time focusing on gender ambiguity and digging more deeply into the inner psyche of its writer-director-chor...
BWW Review: TAP VIRTUOSO at Théâtre Du Châtelet Photo BWW Review: TAP VIRTUOSO at Théâtre Du Châtelet
by Patrick Honoré - February 11, 2022

Aurélien taps to classical music at the Châtelet Theater....
BWW Review: COLORED LIGHTS at Port-Royal Temple Photo BWW Review: COLORED LIGHTS at Port-Royal Temple
by Patrick Honoré - January 26, 2022

Quadruple threat Dalia Constantin in an initimate autobiographical one-woman show....
BWW Review: COLE PORTER IN PARIS at Théâtre Du Châtelet Photo BWW Review: COLE PORTER IN PARIS at Théâtre Du Châtelet
by Patrick Honoré - December 30, 2021

Cole Porter, the most Francophile of the big five American composers of the American songbook, with Irving Berlin, Jerome Kern, George Gershwin, and Richard Rodgers, spent almost a decade in Paris just after World War I immersing himself French language and culture and developing his craft as a comp...
BWW Review: THE PRODUCERS at Théâtre De Paris Photo BWW Review: THE PRODUCERS at Théâtre De Paris
by Patrick Honoré - December 05, 2021

The best French-language musical of the century so far....
BWW Review: SIMPLY MUSICALS at L'Auguste Théâtre Photo BWW Review: SIMPLY MUSICALS at L'Auguste Théâtre
by Patrick Honoré - November 30, 2021

November has been a very busy month for musical theater in Paris. On top of the big shows opening at Mogador, Théâtre du Gymnase, and Théâtre de Paris, the Auguste Théâtre has been hosting a very intimate musical entitled Simply Musicals: Manila, London, Paris. Produced by Pinoy Jam Paris in patners...
BWW Review: THE WILD PARTY at MPAA Saint-Germain-des-Près Photo BWW Review: THE WILD PARTY at MPAA Saint-Germain-des-Près
by Patrick Honoré - November 20, 2021

Andrew Lippa's The Wild Party in Paris...
BWW Review: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY at Théâtre Du Gymnase Photo BWW Review: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY at Théâtre Du Gymnase
by Patrick Honoré - November 20, 2021

West End Hit Comes to Paris....
BWW Review: ATLANTICS ARTS at Comédie Nation Photo BWW Review: ATLANTICS ARTS at Comédie Nation
by Patrick Honoré - October 10, 2021

A week long celebration of Broadway in Paris....
BWW Review: BLAX THE MUSICAL at Lucernaire Photo BWW Review: BLAX THE MUSICAL at Lucernaire
by Patrick Honoré - September 29, 2021

Playing at the arthouse venue Le Lucernaire just off of Luxembourg Gardens until October 31st, you won't want to miss this wild, action packed, musical tribute to blaxploitation, soul, and funk....
BWW Review: BLOOD BROTHERS at Chateau de Karreveld Photo BWW Review: BLOOD BROTHERS at Chateau de Karreveld
by Patrick Honoré - August 17, 2021

After a cancelled season, Bruxellons! Festival briefly decided to go ahead with what for francophones will be a delicious discovery of a show, despite production uncertainties and a lack of support from the Belgian government. How brave! We have to be thankful to them for the bold choice of presenti...
BWW Review: SINGIN IN THE RAIN at Opéra Massy Photo BWW Review: SINGIN IN THE RAIN at Opéra Massy
by Patrick Honoré - June 26, 2021

After several delays due to the pandemic, it was good to be back at the Massy Opéra, one of France's premiere musical theater venues now, after Cabaret and Into the Woods, this time for two performances (June 24th and 25th) of a brand-new Arts Lyrica production of Singin' in the Rain, spoken in Fren...
BWW Review: MAN OF LA MANCHA at Châtelet Photo BWW Review: MAN OF LA MANCHA at Châtelet
by Patrick Honoré - June 12, 2021

For only four performances the past two weekends, the Châtelet in Paris was alive again with the sound of musicals we’ve been missing so much here. Boasting 2300 performances, and no less than four revivals on Broadway, Man of La Mancha ranks among the most performed musicals around the world. The...
BWW Review: VICTOR CUNO'S BROADWAY CABARET at Théâtre des Voyageurs Photo BWW Review: VICTOR CUNO'S BROADWAY CABARET at Théâtre des Voyageurs
by Patrick Honoré - May 24, 2021

All through lockdown, many French musical theater performers have been lucky enough to be able to go on developing their craft, tapping their troubles away with master teacher Victor Cuno, who in turn took the opportunity to use their talents to create a new show, simply called Victor Cuno's Broadwa...
BWW Review: STORIES at Casino De Paris Photo BWW Review: STORIES at Casino De Paris
by Patrick Honoré - November 08, 2020

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