Spending the holidays in Paris is the best that can ever happen to you. Whether looking for a romantic escape, or a vacation with your family or friends, the “city of lights” has a lot to offer.
Besides the renowned Marché de Noel, the Ice rinks, and the numerous Christmas installations that invest the capital, Parisians and visitors are promised different activities to enjoy the holidays. Here’s an authentic idea to spend a different evening during your holidays in Paris: go discover the exciting musical Singin’ in the Rain at the Théâtre du Châtelet.
This enchanting musical has already marked the spirits with a very successful season last year, and is back to the Théâtre du Châtelet to make of the holidays festivities a more alluring event.
Singin’ in the Rain, the masterpiece signed in 1952 by the unforgettable Gene Kelly and Stanley, is now adapted to the stage to bring the Broadway lights to the French capital, with 50 performances running until the 15th of January, 2016.
For those who missed this Hollywood masterpiece, the story tells with humor and satire the sensational arrival of cinema, and the great impact it had on people.
Deploy your umbrellas and put on your rubber boots, Le Châtelet will treat you this winter with a convincing theatrical version of the movie, marked by the exceptional performance of the actors and the infallible instructions of the stage director who did not broke with the cinematic nature of the work. It is in fact the many allusions to cinema (the opening, the use of video) that makes the musical so successful as it plays with Hollywood codes, brings out the magic of dance, and enhances the notion of theater as it raises the bar of fun and excitement on stage. You’ll thus find everything that makes the essence of the movie, the hilarious Lina Lamont, the famous Tap-dance scenes and of course … the rain.
Visiting Paris at this special period of the year will make you enjoy your holidays to the fullest. You just need to choose your favorite activities and go for an exciting vacation. Singin’ in the Rain is just what you need to have fun and get wet under the roof of the Théâtre du Châtelet.