Avignon Theatre Festival 2014

flyerMonday was Bastille Day, a bank holiday and the first chance I’ve had to visit this years Avignon Theatre Festival.
cellopoetePublicity for the festival says it is one of todays most important contemporary performing arts gatherings…  something I can well imagine given there are about 300 performances (not including the OFF – the Edinburgh Fringe equivalent) and a budget of 12 million euros.  Variety! –flyer take 2enfantsI’ll be going back for a bit more Festival action on Friday or Saturday.  The newly re-hung Collection Lambert will hopefully also be open in it’s new home, the former Prison Saint Anne – one of the first purpose built 18th Century prisons – behind the Papal Palace.
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