Théâtre Fémina

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Auditorium and stage of the Théâtre Fémina

The Théâtre Fémina or Salle Fémina [1] was an entertainment venue located at 90 avenue des Champs-Élysées in the 8th arrondissement of Paris. [2] It was inside the Hôtel Fémina, designed by the architect Henri Petit  [ fr ]. [3]

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History

Based in the building of the publishing company of Pierre Lafitte  [ fr ], owner of the Femina magazine (hence the name), the room was inaugurated on 19 March 1907. Until 1911, it housed Lugné-Poe and his Théâtre de l'Œuvre, before turning towards the light and operetta repertoire. It would close its doors in 1929, after the parent company has been sold in 1916 to 1918 to the Hachette group.

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Portrait of André Gailhard by Charles Gir

Productions

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References

  1. Le Guide musical, vol. 58, no. 20 (17 May 1908) p. 421.
  2. Chauvau 1999, pp. 217–221 ("Fémina").
  3. R. 1907, p. 460.

Bibliography

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