The Decline of Women in French Theatre

The theater emerged in Greece over two millennia ago. The Goddesses and heroines were the Greek society pinnacles, and they were the drama production stars. Despite this fact, the woman’s role in the Greek Theater was non-existent. Women were prohibited from being onstage, and it was regarded as dangerous to […]

Deconstructing Le Lecon by Eugene Ionesco

Eugene Ionesco born in 1912 in Romania, lived in France from 1911 to 1922. Eugene was of Romanian origin and was a well-known leader of forward-thinking drama in France. His plays are considered to be one of the most enthralling masterpieces to have gripped the French stage. Picking Apart the […]

All about Claque and Claquers in French Theatre

A claque represents a systematic body of professional applauders in French opera houses and theatres. The members of a claque are known as ‘claquers.’  In classical times, it was common to hire people to applaud dramatic performances. The word “claque” was acquired from the 16th-century French term “claquers,” that meant […]