Art Review: La Bohème

Dir. Renaud Docet, Theatre Royal, 16th – 20th May

La Bohème tells the love story of Rodolfo and Mimi, a painter and a seamstress, whose romance ends in the tragic death of the terminally ill Mimi. As the curtain rises and the play begins, a colourful, bustling Parisian flea-market is revealed, with crowds of tourists and locals dressed in rather modern clothing amid a charmingly old-fashioned set.

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