Mandelstam

By
Don Nigro
Direction
Roman Viktyuk
Performed by
Igor Nevedrov, Dmitrii Zhoidik, Prokhor Tretiakov, Ekaterina Karpushina, Liudmila Pogorelova

In a play exploring the life story of the great Russian poet Osip Mandelstam, director Roman Viktyuk intertwines and juxtaposes the paths of freedom of expression and political tyranny. In 1933, on penning a 16-verse poem in which he dared […]

An Enemy of the People

By
Henrik Ibsen
Direction
Jean-François Sivadier
Performed by
Sharif Andoura, Cyril Bothorel, Nicolas Bouchaud, Cyprien Colombo, Vincent Guédon, Éric Guérin, Jeanne Lepers, Nadia Vonderheyden et Valérie de Champchesnel, Julien Le Moal, Christian Tirole

Public health versus economic prosperity, truth versus manipulation, freedom of thought versus tyranny of the masses; Jean-François Sivadier directs An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen. The Stockmann brothers are like two sides of the same coin, as different […]

Vivre sa vie

By
Jean-Luc Godard
Direction
Charles Berling
Performed by
Hélène Alexandridis, Pauline Cheviller, Sébastien Depommier, Grégoire Léauté

Charles Berling takes Jean-Luc Godard’s film My Life to Live on board, featuring a score for three actors and a guitarist in a blaze of love and politics. This film drew inspiration from two iconic books, namely Nana by Émile […]

Life of Joseph Roulin

By
Pierre Michon
Direction
Thierry Jolivet
Performed by
Thierry Jolivet

Thierry Jolivet depicts the life of Vincent Van Gogh through the eyes of postman Joseph Roulin. Based on the novel by Pierre Michon, the show combines theatre, music and video. Joseph Roulin was Van Gogh’s model during the time the […]

Should Olivier Masson die?

By
François Hien
Direction
Estelle Clément-Bealem, Kathleen Dol, Arthur Fourcade, François Hien, Lucile Paysant
Performed by
Estelle Clément-Bealem, Kathleen Dol, Arthur Fourcade, François Hien, Lucile Paysant

A fictional work loosely inspired by the “Vincent Lambert affair”, Should Olivier Masson die? invites us to reconsider questions surrounding life and ethics. Bedridden in hospital, Olivier Masson has been living in a vegetative state for six years. As no […]

Summerless

By
Amir Reza Koohestani
Performed by
Mona Ahmadi, Saeid Changizian, Leyli Rashidi et la participation filmée de Juliette Rezai

Focusing on the theme of collapse, Summerless takes audiences into the playground of an Iranian primary school in a poetic and political play directed by Amir Reza Koohestani. Three people; a primary school supervisor, her ex-husband whose job it is […]

A Christmas Tale

By
Arnaud Desplechin
Direction
Julie Deliquet / Collectif In Vitro
Performed by
Julie André, Stephen Butel, Éric Charon, Solène Cizeron, Olivier Faliez, Jean-Christophe Laurier, Agnès Ramy, Marie-Christine Orry, Thomas Rortais, David Seigneur/Richard Sandra, Hélène Viviès, Jean-Marie Winling

In a zany and provocative chorus, it is not one tale but several that converge, overlap then diverge around a family meeting up for Christmas. Julie Deliquet immerses the audience in a world of families and transmission. Following on from […]

The Fly

By
George Langelaan
Direction
Valérie Lesort et Christian Hecq
Performed by
Christian Hecq, Valérie Lesort, Christine Murillo, Stephan Wojtowicz

Following on from their dreamlike 20,000 Leagues under the Sea, staged two seasons ago with the troupe from the Comédie-Française, Valérie Lesort and Christian Hecq have now adapted the sci-fi world of The Fly to the stage. A scientist who […]

Josie Harcoeur

By
Cédric Roulliat / Compagnie De Onze à Trois heures
Performed by
David Bescond, Sahra Daugreilh, Laure Giappiconi

After Ultra-Girl versus Schopenhauer, the young theatre group De Onze à Trois returns to the Célestins with Josie Harcoeur, a new dramatic and musical foray into the world of pop culture. Everyone in France remembers Dalida, Sheila and Nicoletta, but […]

Architecture

By
Pascal Rambert
Performed by
Emmanuelle Béart, Audrey Bonnet, Anne Brochet, Marie-Sophie Ferdane, Arthur Nauzyciel, Stanislas Nordey, Denis Podalydès (sociétaire de la Comédie-Française) en alternance avec Pascal Rénéric, Laurent Poitrenaux, Jacques Weber

Actor and director Pascal Rambert brings together an exceptional cast to interweave precipices of History and intimate upheaval. He writes for actors and actresses, based on their presence, their bodies and their voices, on what they physically exude onstage. After […]

Bug

By
Tracy Letts
Direction
Emmanuel Daumas
Performed by
Audrey Fleurot, Thibaut Évrard, Anne Suarez, Igor Skreblin, Emmanuel Daumas

Canceled show / Coronavirus information Following the Prime Minister’s announcement to ban gatherings of more than 100 people in order to curb the spread of the coronavirus, we are called to cancel all representations and demonstrations in the Célestins until […]

Convulsions

By
Hakim Bah
Direction
Frédéric Fisbach
Performed by
Ibrahima Bah, Maxence Bod, Sophie Cattani en alternance avec Lorry Hardel, Madalina Constantin, Nelson-Rafaell Madel, Marie Payen

Canceled show / Coronavirus information Following the Prime Minister’s announcement to ban gatherings of more than 100 people in order to curb the spread of the coronavirus, we are called to cancel all representations and demonstrations in the Célestins until […]

Pelléas et Mélisande

By
Maurice Maeterlinck
Direction
Julie Duclos
Performed by
Vincent Dissez, Philippe Duclos, Stéphanie Marc, Alix Riemer, Matthieu Sampeur, Émilien Tessier, les enfants Clément Baudouin, Sacha Huygue et Eliott Le Mouël (en alternance) et un groupe de femmes

Canceled show / Coronavirus information Following the Prime Minister’s announcement to ban gatherings of more than 100 people in order to curb the spread of the coronavirus, we are called to cancel all representations and demonstrations in the Célestins until […]