Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Paris Opera, Lido or Châtelet... At the end of the year, the great Parisian venues offer a fireworks display of shows by artists of great talent. Le Figaro's Culture department offers you its selection with a few dates that overflow into 2024 to start the year off right.
The Imaginary Invalid
The troupe of the Comédie-Française in Molière's latest play, a must-see. Christophe Renaud Delage
From the very beginning, when the ecru white curtain reveals the scene, the cottony shadow of death on borrowed time already hovers. Guillaume Gallienne comically plays the role of Argan, the whimsical hypochondriac. In the red dress of Béline the hypocrite, Coraly Zahonero. As for Julie Sicard, she is an irresistible Toinette. Alain Lenglet plays a tailor-made Béralde. Anthology scenes follow one another. In the second act, we eagerly await the arrival of Diafoirus – played alternately by the grandiose Christian Hecq and Denis Podalydès. In order to calm the laughter and the spirits, Molière's last comedy is punctuated by wonderful musical interludes. Run and see...
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