With Confluence, its 1,650-seat performance hall, Avignon is finally getting in tune

The gap will finally be filled! Despite the Avignon Festival, the city has not had a large auditorium for around thirty years. It will only be a bad memory from…

Julie Roset, new popess of opera

The young singer has come a long way since her very first solo, within the A Piacere choir, in Avignon, and will soon perform at the Philharmonie. Elisabeth Manduell via…

Eva Jospin, guest artist at the Versailles orangery in the summer of 2024

Inspired by the Embroidery Room of the Colonna Palace in Rome and the novel A room of one’s own by Virginia Woolf, Silk Room by Eva Jospin is a feat…

Abaya at school: did the Avignon police really check the students’ outfits?

This is probably the most viral tweet of the season. Monday, at the end of the morning, an Internet user published on X (formerly Twitter) a photo of the storefront…

and Nile Bosca became Euphrates

This Franco-Turkish actress was one of the revelations of the last Festival Off d’Avignon. At the beginning of July, at Avignonwe had the excellent idea of ​​going to see –…

The prosecution requests a trial for the suspect in the murder of police officer Eric Mon, killed in Avignon in 2021

Nothing suggested that this Wednesday, May 5, 2021 would be fatal to Brigadier Eric Mon, killed by a bullet in the chest during a routine mission in Vaucluse. That day,…

Tiago Rodrigues completes a first high quality Avignon Festival

“May my joy remain”, by Jean Giono, directed by Clara Hédouin, at the Avignon Festival, in Barbentane (Bouches-du-Rhône), July 15, 2023. CHRISTOPHE RAYNAUD DE LAGE What to start with ?…

Barely the curtain drawn, Avignon and Aix are thinking about their 2024 edition

With more than 90% attendance, the two big festivals in July are working on their plans for next summer. The Comédie-Française was in Aix this summer with The Threepenny Opera…

Catherine Jacob taken care of by the intensive care unit of the Avignon hospital

The 66-year-old actress had to cancel all performances of her play at the Off festival due to “dehydration which caused a great deal of fatigue”. According to her agent, she…

Faced with the heat wave and climate change, the Avignon festival seeks the parade

Could the spectators one day flee the big theater festival because of the infernal temperatures? The question gives cold sweats to its organizers. The episode marked the Avignonnais as well…

Hospitalized in Avignon, Catherine Jacob “is fine”, according to her agent

“Reure everyone, everything is fine”, ures Laurent Saury on the phone this Monday, July 24. We call Catherine Jacob’s agent to hear from the actress, hospitalized in Avignon following a…

three shows that light up Avignon

CRITICAL – Programmed in the off, these pieces surprise and deserve the detour. Iphigenia at Splott by Gary Owen Be careful, it stings a bit. The show Iphigénie à Splott…

In Avignon, “Inventions”, the twisted interactions of Mal Pelo

“Inventions” by the collective Mal Pelo, at the Festival d’Avignon, in July 2023. CHRISTOPHE RAYNAUD DE LAGE/AVIGNON FESTIVAL Something rare circulated in Avignon, Thursday, July 20, in the courtyard of…

In Avignon, “Punk.es” or the legacy of Slits and “no future”

“Punk.es”, by Rachel Arditi and Justine Heynemann, at La Scala Provence, at the Avignon Festival, in July 2023. ARNAUD DUFAU At La Scala Provence, safety pins and studded leather jackets…

At the Avignon Festival, Alexander Zeldin misses his “Confessions”

“Confessions”, by Alexander Zeldin, in May 2023. CHRISTOPHE RAYNAUD DE LAGE/AVIGNON FESTIVAL What happened to Alexander Zeldin? By moving from the social to the intimate, has the British author and…