Guided tour of the Cabaret-Théâtre L'étoile Bleue (former Italian theatre historical heritage of the city of Marseille)

The visit takes place with the President and Artistic Director of the Cabaret-Théâtre L'étoile Bleue, Manoah Michelot. ...

Nicolas Lyon

The visit takes place with the President and Artistic Director of the Cabaret-Théâtre L'étoile Bleue, Manoah Michelot.
It consists of a presentation of the history of the place, with visits to unusual spaces such as lodges and plateau.
It is followed by a introduction art and history of the Cabaret’s art sector, accompanied by explanations on the creation of costumes, the artistic creation of a Cabaret Review, etc.
Finally, it ends with the discover the activities of the Cabaret and its programming in all its richness and diversity.
The visit may end on a exchange of questions and answers between the Director and the public about his artistic career, the Cabaret-Théâtre L'étoile Bleue, his history, or other aspects that would interest the public.

About the venue

107bis Boulevard Jeanne D'Arc 13005 Marseille
  • Lieu de culture, spectacles, sports et loisirs

In 1912, the diocese acquired the vacant land on which the theatre was built, with a view to using it to develop cultural patronage. The performances took place initially on a stage: the Hadrian cabin, before the theatre was built in the 1920s and 1930s. Fun and cultural activities are then proposed (songs, choirs, bands, making a craft nativity scene for Christmas...), playing the locals but also outside choirs. Although its activity was interrupted by the First World War, the theatre remains an essential living place of the neighborhood. The post-war period marked the resumption of cultural activities for this building. From the 1950s on, the building became part of the daily life of the inhabitants of the area, with the establishment of a new entertainment: the cinema. Two days a week, members of the parish patronage and the priest of the parish of Saint-Pierre propose screenings of the most popular films of the time, such as The Ten Commandments (1956), or Ben Hur (1959). This is a

Access: Parking 1 minutes from the entrance of the Theater located at 29 Boulevard des Frères Godchot, 13005 Marseille (a large brown gate).

Cabaret-Théâtre L'étoile Bleue Nicolas Lyon