Paris Fringe

In English, On the Edge

May 10, 2017 | By Nick Hammond

Paris’s English-speaking community has always been infected with the theater bug. Today, companies like Cinémorphe, the International Players, The Improfessionals and Dear Conjunction regularly present new productions in their native language. Now they have been joined by a new festival, … Read More

Cold Water

Irish Huit Clos

February 8, 2017 | By Heidi Ellison

What happens when a resented ex-lover turns up at a reunion of three old friends in a country house in Ireland and a kindly neighbor is unexpectedly thrown into the mix? In Christophe Garros’s new play, Cold Water, it turns … Read More

Deux Garçons, la Mer

Love in interesting times

February 10, 2015 | By Heidi Ellison

Deux Garçons, la Mer is director Christophe Garro’s ambitious two-hour adaptation for the stage of Jamie O’Neill’s novel At Swim, Two Boys (2001). With minimal scenery, the play admirably weaves together large historical events – World War I and the … Read More