The rivers and the forests

By
Marguerite Duras
Direction
Michel Didym
Performed by
Brigitte Catillon (en alternance avec Anne Benoît), Catherine Matisse, Charlie Nelson et le chien Zigou

Marguerite is having fun. Willingly facetious, she likes to turn up where she is not expected, and humour is arguably the most original and unrecognised aspect of Durassian dramaturgy. A rather vulgar man is bitten by a dog that can […]

The search

By
Alexandra Badea
Direction
Anne Théron
Performed by
les actrices Liza Blanchard, Judith Henry, Nathalie Richard, Maryvonne Schiltz et les acteurs des films Yannick Choirat, Alex Descas, Wajdi Mouawad, Laurent Poitrenaux

Alexandra Badea presents a hard-hitting work that explores a favourite theme of crime thrillers. This is the story of a woman who is trying to find another woman without knowing why, or even if she is still alive. Clara is […]

Actress

Direction
Pascal Rambert
Performed by
Marina Hands, Audrey Bonnet et Elmer Bäck, Luc Bataïni, Emmanuel Cuchet, Jean Guizerix, Yuming Hey, Lyna Khoudri, Ruth Nüesch, Jakob Öhrman, Rasmus Slätis, Laetitia Somé, Hélène Thil et deux enfants Anas Abidar en alternance avec Nathan Aznar

Nobody can doubt the extent of Pascal Rambert’s passion for actresses, and since the success of Clôture de l’amour he has revealed his talent for contrasting physical movement and words on stage. He displays his talent here in the context […]

George Dandin or the chastened husband

By
Molière
Direction
Jean-Pierre Vincent
Performed by
Olivia Chatain*, Gabriel Durif, Aurélie Édeline*, Vincent Garanger*, Iannis Haillet, Élizabeth Mazev, Anthony Poupard*, Alain Rimoux *Troupe permanente du Préau

A rich farmer who emerges from the shadows of the simple lifestyle that has obscured his personality for too long, George Dandin wants to “change his name, become somebody else, become someone, with the result being that he becomes even […]

Loveless

By
Claude Jaget
Direction
Anne Buffet, Yann Dacosta
Performed by
Anne Buffet, Jade Collinet, Rébecca Chaillon, Julien Cussonneau, Marie Petiot, Susanne Schmidt

With Anne Buffet, Jade Collinet, Rébecca Chaillon, Julien Cussonneau, Marie Petiot, Susanne Schmidt This story was constructed around the testimonies of prostitutes during their occupation in 1975 of the church of Saint-Nizier, Lyon. Their occupation represented the first attempt by […]

Sadnesses

By
Anne-Cécile Vandalem
Performed by
Vincent Cahay, Anne-Pascale Clairembourg, Épona Guillaume, Séléné Guillaume en alternance avec Asia Amans, Pierre Kissling, Vincent Lécuyer, Catherine Mestoussis en alternance avec Zoé Kovacs, Jean-Benoit Ugeux, Anne-Cécile Vandalem en alternance avec Florence Janas, Françoise Vanhecke et Alexandre Von Sivers

Sadnesses recounts the rise of the extreme right movement in Denmark and the moment which saw its leader mourning the death of his mother, who had hanged herself with the national flag. Anne-Cécile Vandalem presents her striking film images and […]

The quat’sous dialect

By
Annie Ernaux
Direction
Laurence Cordier
Performed by
Delphine Cogniard, Aline Le Berre, Laurence Roy

Torn between the values of her modest origins and those of the intellectual milieu to which she wishes to belong, Denise, a brilliant student who finds herself confronted with the brutal realities of clandestine abortion, leads us into the sensual […]

Bluebird

By
Simon Stephens
Direction
Claire Devers
Performed by
Philippe Torreton, Baptiste Dezerces, Serge Larivière, Marie Rémond, Julie-Anne Roth

There are certain actors whose exceptional talent demands that they be given exceptional roles which reflect their abilities, and that is why Claire Devers cast Grégory Gadebois in the role of Jimmy, a taxi driver. In the time it takes […]

The faraway country

By
Jean-Luc Lagarce
Direction
Clément Hervieu-Léger
Performed by
Aymeline Alix, Louis Berthélémy, Audrey Bonnet, Clémence Boué, Loïc Corbery de la Comédie-Française, Vincent Dissez, François Nambot, Guillaume Ravoire, Daniel San Pedro, Nada Strancar, Stanley Weber

This is the story of last remaining fragments of the life of Louis which takes place in the presence of those who are now reaching the very end of their own lives and approaching the temporal meeting point between life […]

Professor Bernhardi

By
Arthur Schnitzler
Direction
Thomas Ostermeier
Performed by
Damir Avdic, Veronika Bachfischer, Thomas Bading, Robert Beyer, Johannes Flaschberger, Christoph Gawenda, Moritz Gottwald, Jorg Hartmann, Laurenz Laufenberg, Eva Meckbach, David Ruland, Sebastian Schwarz, Konrad Singer, Lukas Turtur, Hans-Jochen Wagner

Professor Bernhardi, a doctor and the director of a renowned clinic, stops a priest from giving the last rites to a dying young woman who, in her delirious state, believes she has been cured of her illness, and because he […]

Trintignant Mille Piazzolla

By
Jacques Prévert, Allain Leprest, Robert Desnos, Guillaume Apollinaire...
Direction
Alexandre Vernerey
Performed by
Jean-Louis Trintignant et les musiciens Daniel Mille, Grégoire Korniluk, Paul Colomb, Frédéric Deville (en alternance avec Jérôme Huille), Diego Imbert

Characterised by an instantly recognisable voice, the tango consisting of Jean-Louis Trintignant and Daniel Mille has enchanted audiences for over ten years. Here, the actor inserts his libertarian poetry into powerful yet delicate orchestral arrangements by the accordionist in Astor […]

Botala Mindele

By
Rémi De Vos
Direction
Frédéric Dussenne
Performed by
Priscilla Adade, Valérie Bauchau, Stéphane Bissot, Ansou Diedhiou, Philippe Jeusette, Benoit Van Dorslaer et Jérémie Zagba

Ruben and Mathilda have invited Daniel and his wife to dinner. Daniel has a business project involving the Congolese authorities, and he needs Ruben’s help in contacting the relevant minister. But that same evening the minister informs Ruben that the […]

The Celebration

By
Thomas Vinterberg / Mogens Rukov
Direction
Cyril Teste, Collectif MxM
Performed by
Estelle André, Vincent Berger, Hervé Blanc, Sandy Boizard (en alternance avec Marion Pellissier), Sophie Cattani, Bénédicte Guilbert, Mathias Labelle, Danièle Léon, Xavier Maly, Lou Martin-Fernet, Ludovic Molière, Catherine Morlot, Anthony Paliotti, Pierre Timaitre, Gérald Weingand et la participation de Laureline Le Bris-Cep

The Celebration incarnates the style of the cult films of the Danish New Wave. In this piece the whole family is invited to the father’s 60th birthday party, and during the meal Christian begins to unearth hitherto hidden secrets. When […]