Saturday April 4, 2020

A sense of wonder

Fancy catching a musical or a play in real style? Tony Clayton-Lea presents a guide to the most ornate and atmospheric theatres on the planet

16th July, 2017
13
Fox Theatre, Detroit

It’s happened to all of us, let’s be honest. You’re sitting (perhaps not too comfortably) in a theatre, waiting for the curtains to rise, irritably standing up every time someone wants to get to their seat. Yet when you look around or upwards, a certain level of wonder creeps in – the theatre may be staging a production you may not really want to see, but you can’t deny how amazing the surroundings are. The...

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