Last year, when I saw him in his house in the Haute Savoie, under the shadow of Mont Blanc, to talk about a book we wished to make, he said with typical modesty: 'I am nobody. I am only a neutral point through which you must pass in order to better articulate your own theatrical voice. I am only there to place obstacles in your path, so you can find your own way round them.' Among the pupils from almost every part of the world who have found their own way round are Dario Fo in Milan, Ariane Mnouchkine in Paris, Julie Taymor (who directed The Lion King) in New York, Yasmina Reza, who wrote Art, and Geoffrey Rush from Melbourne (who won an Oscar for Shine). … [Read more...] about Jacques Lecoq obituary
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King Felipe VI of Spain stands with his father former King Juan Carlos I and one of his daughters Princess Leonor as they arrive with other members of the royal family to attend the traditional Easter Sunday Mass of Resurrection in Palma de Mallorca on April 1, 2018 … [Read more...] about Spain’s former King Juan Carlos, 82, flees the country into ‘forced exile’ as $100m corruption scandal surrounding him threatens to undermine the Monarchy
At the time, the royal family was mired in controversy with a scandal involving Juan Carlos' daughter and Felipe's sister, Princess Cristina, who had been accused of financial wrongdoing alongside her husband Inaki Urdangarin. While a court eventually found Cristina not guilty, King Felipe VI stripped his sister of her duchess title in 2015. … [Read more...] about Has Spain’s former king Juan Carlos I fled to the Dominican Republic?
The complaint read: "Schreibvogel later admitted under oath that the zoo land was transferred to her by Joe Maldonado to remove it from the reach of creditors, including BCR, should BCR win its Florida lawsuit". … [Read more...] about Tiger King star Carole Baskin’s dead husband’s signature on his will was forged, says sheriff
He said in a statement: "Although I am not personally named in the lawsuit, it appears that Carole Baskin and her desire to exact revenge against Joe Exotic trumps the livelihood of the families that came together to save her life. … [Read more...] about Tiger King’s Jeff Lowe says ‘don’t worry about the animals’ after Carole Baskin granted control of Joe Exotic’s zoo