Gaultier brings catwalk to the London stage in Fashion Freak Show

LONDON • French designer Jean Paul Gaultier brought his lively and eccentric Fashion Freak Show to the London stage this week, a musical production looking back on his life from childhood classroom sketches to the Paris haute couture catwalks.

The two-hour extravaganza, previously at Paris’ Folies Bergere hall, sees actors, dancers and performance artists take to the stage as an eclectic mix of characters to recount Gaultier’s memories from his nearly 50 years in fashion.

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