Explore the history of the Cold War on stage in Paris
From 21 September 2012 To 06 October 2012Address
Theatre de la Ville, 16 Quai Gesvres, 75004 Paris, France
It would be remiss of tourists not to spend some time immersing themselves in local culture when visiting a city like Paris.
Between 21st September and 6th October, the Theatre de la Ville is staging a play called Loin de Corpus Christi.
It is subtitled Hollywood, Berlin and Back and explores the Cold War through the scope of American and Eastern German cinema circles.
Anne falls in love with a US actor from the 1940s and tries to find out everything she can about him, while an investigation follows into McCarthyism, the Stasi archives and the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Tickets for the show start at €20, with the more expensive seats setting you back €26 and concessions available for €15.
Residents at the Millennium Hotel Paris Charles de Gaulle will find they are just a short, half-hour drive from the venue, which is easily reached in a taxi.