Legendary rock opera, “Starmania” arrives in the city of Geneva

More than forty years after its creation, “Starmania”, a musical show by Luc Plamondon and Michel Berger, is given a new lease of life in a version choreographed by director Thomas Jolly. A show to discover at the Geneva Arena from this Thursday to Sunday. In four decades, “Starmania”, this futuristic and political work, has … Read more

Pourquoi le nouveau Starmania a conquis 300 000 spectateurs

Musique 21 Décembre 2022 Réinventé à l’aide d’une scénographie futuriste et de costumes signés Nicolas Ghesquière, Starmania, l’opéra rock de Michel Berger et Luc Plamondon présenté pour la première fois en 1979 à Paris, passionne les foules à La Seine Musicale (Boulogne-Billancourt). Le show, à la fois lumineux et sombre, a en effet déjà conquis … Read more

“Starmania”, a successful show of dark beauty

Presented at the musical Seine since November 8, 2022, starmania plunges us back into the rock opera imagined by Michel Berger and Luc Plamondon. Between homage, nostalgia and reinvention, Thomas Jolly has managed to offer a musical comedy as spectacular as it is dark, faithful to the original work. Start working on starmania, a famous … Read more

Starmania: the famous rock opera is back!


More than forty years after its first performance, starmania come back on stage! Under the artistic direction of Thomas Jollyactor and director, winner of the Moliere of “Visual Creation” in 2019 for the piece Thyestes of Senecathe mythical and futuristic work imagined by Michael Berger and Luc Plamondon comes back to life from this Tuesday, … Read more

Our review of “Starmania”: an even more stoned world


By Olivier Nuc Published on 09/11/2022 at 15:47, Update on 11/10/2022 at 4:19 p.m. The characters evolve in the setting of Monopolis, an overwhelming and dehumanized futuristic metropolis. ANTHONY DORFMANN REVIEW – Created by Michel Berger and Luc Plamondon in 1979, L’Opéra rock is reborn with a successful cast and intergenerational hits. With more darkness … Read more

Musical comedy: “Starmania 2022”, the return (too much?)


You couldn’t have missed the information, so pressing is the media hype: the rock opera created in 1978 by Michel Berger and Luc Plamondon – masterfully revisited ten years later – is coming out of its quarter century of hibernation to hold the top billing at the Seine Musicale, in Boulogne-Billancourt, at the gates of … Read more

Starmania: the famous Rock Opera almost became a movie!


The Starmania show is currently visible at the Seine Musicale in Boulogne-Billancourt, until January 29. On this occasion, did you know that Michel Berger and Luc Plamondon’s Opera Rock could have been adapted for film? When we come to town, The Businessman’s Blues, The world is stone, Against each other, SOS a landowner in distress, … Read more

The grandiose rebirth of Starmania


It is the most famous musical show in the French-speaking world. The timeless starmania, the rock opera by Michel Berger and Luc Plamondon, returns, more than forty years after its creation, to La Scène Musicale de Paris. An exhilarating and melancholic work, enhanced by Thomas Jolly’s staging. Although it was over 20 years ago that … Read more

Thomas Jolly, from Shakespeare to “Starmania”, from “Starmania” to the Paris Olympics


It was a little book, “Seven pranks for schoolchildren” by Pierre Gripari, that my mother had given me, that made me want to do theatre. I started doing little scenes with my friends in my room, then re-doing scenes from films or cartoons. Then, in 5e, I joined a company of children. It all started … Read more

“Starmania”: the flamboyant return of a cult show, more relevant than ever


Shimmering azure hair, fitted mini dress, leg raised on the hood of a car, Sadia looks up at the audience. At his side, Johnny Rockfort, make-up and gun in hand, ready to commit new abuses. The most sulphurous duo of starmania is back on stage, almost forty years after the first rebellious sparks formed by … Read more