Tips to Enjoy Your Visit to The Palais Garnier

The Palais Garnier is France’s premier 1,979-seat opera house. More than the beauty of its opulence architecture designed by Charles Garnier, the Palais is also significant for its long history as a witness to more than 100 years of theatre and opera masterpieces. It was constructed for 15 years from […]

The Life and Story of Jean Anouilh

Jean Anouilh, a French dramatist, had a successful five-decade career. He is well-known and admired by his wide range of expertise in the theatrical arts – from the classical and respected high drama up to the light and famous absurdist plays. He is best known for his 1944 rendition of […]

Living the Life of Oscar Wilde – Play Seekers

Oscar Wilde is an Irish writer and playwright known. He was born in Dublin, Ireland on October 16, 1854. Oscar Wilde’s parents were successful Anglo-Irish intellectuals who took great interest in their son’s education. Wilde learned German and French when he was very young. He studied and read the classics […]

Costumes in Classical French Plays

The magic of the theatre would not be complete without the use of costumes to make the story and the characters come to life to the audience. Whether they are there for authenticity, comedy, or to express the creativity of artistry and interpretation, costumes are definitely a significant element to […]

Analyzing the Huis Clos by Jean-Paul Sartre

Huis Clos, or No Exit, is an existentialist play written by Jean-Paul Sartre in 1944. It was also first performed in May 1944 at the Théâtre du Vieux-Colombier. The play narrates the story of three damned souls in Hell – Joseph Garcin, Inès Serrano, and Estelle Rigault, who are trapped […]