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Exterior of the Théâtre de la Madeleine in 2010
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The Théâtre de la Madeleine is a theater in Paris built in the English style in 1924 on the site of a carousel. The first major success of the theatre came with the presentation of part one of The Merchants of Glory by Marcel Pagnol.
The Théâtre de la Madeleine was closely associated with the French stage actor, film actor, director, screenwriter, and prolific playwright Sacha Guitry who composed 24 of his plays here between 1932 and 1940.
Simone Valere and Jean Desailly were directors of the theater from 1980 until 2002. In 2003 the director's job was taken over by Frederick Frank (until 2012) and Stéphane Lissner (until 2005).Since 2012, Jean-Claude Camus has been director.
Alain Boublil is a French musical theatre lyricist and librettist, best known for his collaborations with the composer Claude-Michel Schönberg for musicals on Broadway and London's West End. These include: La Révolution Française (1973), Les Misérables (1980), Miss Saigon (1989), Martin Guerre (1996), The Pirate Queen (2006), and Marguerite (2008).
Marie-José Benhalassa, known professionally as Marie-José Nat, was a French actress. Among her notable works in cinema were the sequel films Anatomy of a Marriage: My Days with Jean-Marc and Anatomy of a Marriage: My Days with Françoise (1963), directed by André Cayatte. In 1974, she received a Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress for her performance in the film Violins at the Ball.
Annie Girardot was a three-time César Award winning French actress. She often played strong-willed, independent, hard-working, and often lonely women, imbuing her characters with an earthiness and reality that endeared her to women undergoing similar daily struggles.
Philippine Mathilde Camille, Baroness de Rothschild was the owner of the French winery Château Mouton Rothschild. She acted under the stage name Philippine Pascal. She was the only daughter of the vintner Baron Philippe de Rothschild, a member of the Rothschild banking dynasty.
Maurice Bénichou was a French actor. His best known roles include three collaborations with director Michael Haneke, and a part in Jean-Pierre Jeunet's Amélie. He has also played in Peter Brook's 1989 film version of The Mahabharata.
Jeton Neziraj is a playwright from Kosovo. He was the Artistic Director of the National Theatre of Kosovo and now he is the Director of Qendra Multimedia, a cultural production company based in Prishtina.
The Théâtre de l’Ambigu-Comique, a former Parisian theatre, was founded in 1769 on the boulevard du Temple immediately adjacent to the Théâtre de Nicolet. It was rebuilt in 1770 and 1786, but in 1827 was destroyed by fire. A new, larger theatre with a capacity of 2,000 as compared to the earlier 1,250 was built nearby on the boulevard Saint-Martin at its intersection with the rue de Bondy and opened the following year. The theatre was eventually demolished in 1966.
Nicolas Moreau is a French actor and a theatre director.
Nuno Roque is a Portuguese artist, actor, singer-songwriter and director.
Jérémie Carboni is a French film producer, director, advisor and entrepreneur.
Jean Négroni was a French actor and theatre director particularly known for his voice work, such as his role as the narrator in La Jetée (1962).
Antoine Rault is a French playwright and novelist.
The Théâtre Nanterre-Amandiers, also Théâtre des Amandiers, is a theatre in Nanterre and a known theatre outside of Paris. The present building opened in 1976. The company is a Centre dramatique national, a national public theatre. Artistic directors included Patrice Chéreau and Catherine Tasca (1982), Jean-Pierre Vincent (1990) and Jean-Louis Martinelli (2002). The theatre runs a film studio and an acting school which is connected to theatre studies at the Paris West University Nanterre La Défense.
Christian Casadesus,, was a French actor and theatre director who worked professionally in both movies and in theater.
Mehdi Dehbi is a Belgian actor and theatre director, known for his roles in La Folle Histoire d'amour de Simon Eskenazy, L'Infiltré (2011), Le Fils de l'Autre, Mary Queen of Scots (2013), and A Most Wanted Man (2014). In 2020, he played the title role in the Netflix series Messiah.
The Prix du Brigadier, established in 1960 by the Association de la Régie théâtrale (ART), is an award given to a personality from the world of theater.
Paris Still Sings is a 1951 French musical comedy film directed by Pierre Montazel and starring Lucien Baroux, Clément Duhour and Madeleine Lebeau with performances from a large number of leading French singers.
Jean-Claude Brisville was a French writer, playwright, novelist and author for children. A screenwriter, in particular for the film Beaumarchais, l'insolent, he obtained the Grand Prix du théâtre of the Académie française in 1989 for all his body of work.
Claude Giraud was a French actor.
Xavier Deluc is a French actor, director and scriptwriter. He is most known for acting in TV series such as 'Marc Eliot', Dolmen and 12 seasons of 'Research Unit' as 'Captain Martin Bernier', and starring role in movies including He Died with His Eyes Open in 1985 and Captive in 1986.
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