Théâtre de Caen, 135 bd du Maréchal Leclerc, is the principle theatre and opera house of Caen, opened in 1963.
The original théâtre de Caen, was built in 1765 by Alexandre Brongniart, on the Rue de l'Ancienne-Comédie.
A new theater was built on the bank of the Noë in 1838. This building was destroyed in 1944 during World War II.The current building is inaugurated in 1963.
The University of Caen Normandy is a Public university in Caen, France.
The 6th arrondissement of Paris is one of the 20 arrondissements of the capital city of France. In spoken French, this arrondissement is referred to as sixième.
Gaston Baty, whose full name was Jean-Baptiste-Marie-Gaston Baty, was a French playwright and theatre director. His stage adaptation of Gustave Flaubert's Madame Bovary was presented in an English translation on Broadway in 1937. Constance Cummings played the title role. Baty is also the author of a play entitled Dulcinea, which has been filmed twice and produced on television in 1989. It is an original play that takes its inspiration from Miguel de Cervantes's great novel Don Quixote and uses some of its characters. The second film version, made in 1963, starred Millie Perkins as Dulcinea, and was released in the U.S. as The Girl from La Mancha. He wrote Vie de l'art théatral, des origines a nos jours in 1932 with René Chavance.
The Church of Saint-Pierre is a Roman Catholic church located on the Place Saint-Pierre in the centre of Caen in Normandy, northern France. It is dedicated to Saint Peter.
Saint-Lazare Prison was a prison in the 10th arrondissement of Paris, France.
François-Georges Fouques Deshayes, known as Desfontaines or Desfontaines-Lavallée, was a French writer and playwright.
Jean-François Cailhava de L'Estandoux or d'Estendoux was a French dramatist, poet and critic.
Charles-Antoine Cambon was a French scenographer who acquired international renown in the Romantic Era.
Le jeune sage et le vieux fou is an opera by the French composer Étienne Méhul with a libretto by François-Benoît Hoffman. It takes the form of a comédie mêlée de musique in one act. It was first performed at the Théâtre Favart on 28 March 1793. A revised version appeared in 1801.
Jersey, officially the Bailiwick of Jersey, is a British crown dependency.
Jean Lambert-wild is a theatre-maker and theatre director born in 1972 in Réunion. He is the artistic director of Theatre de l'Union – Centre Dramatique National du Limousin, and the director of L'Académie de l'Union, Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Théâtre du Limousin.
Denis d'Inès, real name Joseph-Victor-Octave Denis, was a French actor and theatre director for some plays.. He entered the Comédie-Française in 1914, was a sociétaire from 1920 to 1953, and General administrator by intérim in 1945.
Théodore Anne was a French playwright, librettist, and novelist.
Jacques-André Jacquelin was a French playwright, lyricist, chansonnier, goguettier and poet.
René Perin was a 19th-century French playwright, publisher, translator and novelist.
W. Lafontaine was a 19th-century French playwright.
Jules Moinaux, real name Joseph-Désiré Moineaux or Moineau was a 19th-century French writer, playwright, and librettist. Georges Courteline, whose civil status name was Georges Moinaux, was his son.
Jean Robiquet was a French art historian, art critic and curator. He was also a playwright and opérettes librettist known under the pseudonym Jean Roby.
The Church of Saint-Étienne-le-Vieux is a former Roman Catholic church, today partly ruined, located in the old city of Caen, Calvados, France. It is not to be confused with the nearby Church of Saint-Étienne, the former church of the Abbaye aux Hommes. This church has been classified as a monument historique since August 22, 1903.
The Salle de la rue des Fossés-Saint-Germain-des-Prés was the theatre of the Comédie-Française from 1689 to 1770. It was built to the designs of the French architect François d'Orbay on the site of a former indoor tennis court, located at 14 rue des Fossés-Saint-Germain-des-Prés, now 14 rue de l'Ancienne Comédie, across from the Café Procope in the 6th arrondissement of Paris.
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