Antonin Artaud, better known as Antoine Joseph Artaud, was born on the 4th of September in 1896, in Marseille, France. He was a dramatist, actor, poet, and a theoretician of the Surrealist movement. He desired to change the classical ‘bourgeois’ theatre to his own creation of the theatre of cruelty. […]
Ballet is a performance that is articulated with music and motions that create the dynamic of an entire tale.
France is not only known and popular for its food, fashion, and cultural offerings. Fans of theatre, plays, and other dramatic arts will be pleased to know that several theatre festivals are worth attending and participating in while visiting France. These festivals are held annually in the various cities across […]
The Palais Garnier is France’s premier 1,979-seat opera house. More than the beauty of its opulence architecture designed by Charles Garnier, the Palais is also significant for its long history as a witness to more than 100 years of theatre and opera masterpieces. It was constructed for 15 years from […]
Jean Anouilh, a French dramatist, had a successful five-decade career. He is well-known and admired by his wide range of expertise in the theatrical arts – from the classical and respected high drama up to the light and famous absurdist plays. He is best known for his 1944 rendition of […]
Oscar Wilde is an Irish writer and playwright known. He was born in Dublin, Ireland on October 16, 1854. Oscar Wilde’s parents were successful Anglo-Irish intellectuals who took great interest in their son’s education. Wilde learned German and French when he was very young. He studied and read the classics […]
Eugène Labiche presented one of the representative French plays of the 1800s. The Voyage de Monseieur Perrichon aims to portray and present a commentary on the historical and social realities of the time. The play is written in four parts and was presented for the first time on September 10, […]