The théâtre de Cluny or théâtre Cluny was an entertainment venue located at 71 boulevard Saint-Germain in the 5th arrondissement of Paris, inaugurated in 1864 and closed in 1989.
The Boulevard Saint-Germain is a major street in Paris on the Left Bank of the River Seine. It curves in a 3½ kilometre arc from the Pont de Sully in the east to the Pont de la Concorde in the west and traverses the 5th, 6th and 7th arrondissements. At its midpoint, the boulevard is traversed by the north-south boulevard Saint-Michel. The boulevard is most famous for crossing the Saint-Germain-des-Prés quarter from which it derives its name.
The 5th arrondissement of Paris is one of the 20 arrondissements of the capital city of France. In spoken French, this arrondissement is referred to as cinquième.
Le Juif Polonais(The Polish Jew) is an opera in three acts by Camille Erlanger composed to a libretto by Henri Caïn. The libretto was adapted from the 1867 play of the same name by Erckmann-Chatrian. The opera was first performed at the théâtre de Cluny in Paris in 1869.
Amantine Lucile Aurore Dupin, best known by her nom de plumeGeorge Sand, was a French novelist, memoirist, and socialist.
Albert Carré was a French theatre director, opera director, actor and librettist. He was the nephew of librettist Michel Carré (1821–1872) and cousin of cinema director Michel Carré (1865–1945). His wife was the French soprano Marguerite Carré (1880–1947).
The International Standard Book Number (ISBN) is a numeric commercial book identifier which is intended to be unique. Publishers purchase ISBNs from an affiliate of the International ISBN Agency.
Edmond Eugène Alexis Rostand was a French poet and dramatist. He is associated with neo-romanticism and is known best for his play Cyrano de Bergerac. Rostand's romantic plays contrasted with the naturalistic theatre popular during the late nineteenth century. Another of Rostand's works, Les Romanesques, was adapted to the musical comedy The Fantasticks.
Antoine Houdar de la Motte was a French author.
Antoine-Vincent Arnault was a French playwright.
Henri Meilhac was a French dramatist and opera librettist.
Arthur Bernède was a French writer, poet, opera libretist, and playwright.
Pierre-Eugène Veber was a French playwright and writer.
Jules Adenis was a 19th-century French playwright and opera librettist. Some of his works include Un postillon en gage (1856) Sylvie (1864), and La grand'tante (1867).
The French fictional character Judex is a mysterious avenger who dresses in black and wears a slouch hat and cloak, created by Louis Feuillade and Arthur Bernède. Originally conceived as a heroic version of the criminal character Fantômas, Judex appears to have been an inspiration for the American pulp hero The Shadow, who was himself an inspiration for Batman.
Gaston Arman de Caillavet was a French playwright.
Pierre Laujon was a French playwright and chansonnier. He was uncle to the playwright Pierre-Yves Barré.
Émile Bergerat was a French poet, playwright and essayist. He used the pseudonyms l'Homme masqué, Caliban and Ariel. A library in Neuilly-sur-Seine opposite his flat bears his name.
The French actor, writer, manager and director, Sacha Guitry had a prolific output of plays and films. His stage works range from historical dramas to contemporary light comedies. Some have musical scores, by composers including André Messager and Reynaldo Hahn. During the era of silent films Guitry avoided them, finding the lack of spoken dialogue fatal to dramatic impact. From the 1930s to the end of his life he enthusiastically embraced the cinema, making as many as five films in a single year.
Alexandre Casimir Maurice Froyez was a French actor, author and journalist, mostly remembered as show organiser and playwright as well as for his friendly bonds with Edmond Rostand.
Maurice Hennequin was a French-naturalized Belgian playwright.
Maxime Boucheron, real name René Maximilien, was a French playwright and chansonnier.
Antony Mars was a French playwright
Léon Beauvallet, full name Pierre-Léon-Charles Beauvallet, was a 19th-century French actor, playwright and novelist.
Antoine-Jean Bourlin, better known as Dumaniant, was a French comedian, playwright and goguettier.
Georges Duval was a French journalist and playwright.
Alfred Duru was a 19th-century French playwright and operetta librettist who collaborated on more than 40 librettos for the leading French composers of operetta: Hervé, Offenbach, Lecocq and Audran.