Iconic theatremaker Jérôme Savary dies

Argentinian-French theatre icon Jérôme Savary has died aged 70, following a battle with cancer.
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Renowned French theatre director Jérôme Savary recently passed away in a Paris hospital, following a lengthy battle with cancer.

Savary will be remembered as extremely crucial to popularising French theatre, staging over a hundred plays and operas throughout Europe. His diverse body of work ranged from serious theatre to musical performances or from Shakespeare to a play about a comic book character. He is especially remembered for his embrace of musical theatre, which was largely considered an Anglo-Saxon genre.

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