Zola The Musical

June 25th, 2015

Nana, the risquée courtesan who rises through the ranks of Paris society in Émile Zola’s 1880 novel of the same name, will soon be the subject of a full-scale musical that will bring La Belle Époque to Broadway. Eventually. N—The Queen of Paris opens this September in Toronto’s ornate Elgin Theater, where the show’s codirectors, Ella Louise Allaire and Martin Lord Ferguson, hope to bring the same over-the-top elegance that they’ve employed in productions for La Scala, the Paris Opera, and Cirque du Soleil.

New Musical N—The Queen of Paris Gets Pre-Broadway Workshop

September 17th, 2014

N—The Queen of Paris, a new musical inspired by the champagne atmosphere and rags-to-riches romance of Emile Zola's classic novel "Nana," will be workshopped in Montreal Sept. 21-23 in anticipation of a 2015 Chicago pre-Broadway premiere.

N—THE QUEEN OF PARIS to Play Toronto & Chicago in 2015 with Broadway in Sight

June 3rd, 2014

Montréal's Monlove Enterprises today announced the world premiere of N-The Queen of Paris. The new musical was inspired by the Champagne atmosphere and rags-to-riches romance of Emile Zola's classic novel Nana with its gaslight glimpses into the backstage world of Parisian theaters, "Joie de vivre" and courtesans' salons.