The Théâtre du Jorat, inaugurated 9 May 1908, is a theater hall located in the Vaud commune of Mézières, about 20 km from Lausanne, in the Jorat region.
The Théâtre du Jorat was established by René Morax in 1908.Constructed entirely of wood which ensures its integration with the neighboring farms, it is nicknamed the "Sublime barn" or the "Wooden palace" by the inhabitants of the commune. The building is listed as a Swiss Inventory of Cultural Property of National and Regional Significance.
The venue offers more than 1000 seats. In particular, it was the place where the Le Roi David by Arthur Honegger and many works by Gustave Doret were premiered.
There are 309 municipalities in the canton of Vaud, Switzerland,. Vaud is the canton with the 2nd most municipalities.
The arrondissement of Le Blanc is an arrondissement of France in the Indre department in the Centre-Val de Loire region. It has 57 communes. Its population is 31,714 (2016), and its area is 1,782.3 km2 (688.1 sq mi).
Oron District was one of the districts of the Canton of Vaud, Switzerland.
Mézières is a former municipality in the district of Lavaux-Oron in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland. On 1 July 2016, the former municipalities of Mézières, Carrouge, and Ferlens merged into the new municipality of Jorat-Mézières.
Sibylle Blanc is a French-speaking Swiss actress, writer and director who is actively involved in theatrical, film, television and radio productions in her native Switzerland as well as in nearby France.
Gustave Doret was a Swiss composer and conductor.
Le Brassus is a village in the Vallée de Joux in the Canton of Vaud, Switzerland. It is part of the municipality Le Chenit.
Broye-Vully District is a district in Vaud Canton in Switzerland.
Lavaux-Oron District is a district in the canton of Vaud.
Gros-de-Vaud District is a district in Vaud canton.
The Jorat is the area of the Canton of Vaud (Switzerland) located between the Gros-de-Vaud, West and the Broye, East.
Transports publics de la région lausannoise, often abbreviated simply to TL, are the main operator of public transport in Lausanne and the wider agglomeration. As of 2012, TL operates a network of 10 trolleybus routes, 25 conventional bus routes and two métro lines, using more than 290 vehicles. TL operate weekend night services and demand responsive transport.
Jorat-Mézières is a municipality in the district of Lavaux-Oron in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland. On 1 July 2016 the former municipalities of Mézières (VD), Ferlens (VD) and Carrouge (VD) merged to form the new municipality of Jorat-Mézières.
The canton of Charleville-Mézières-1 is an administrative division of the Ardennes department, northern France. It was created at the French canton reorganisation which came into effect in March 2015. Its seat is in Charleville-Mézières.
The canton of Charleville-Mézières-3 is an administrative division of the Ardennes department, northern France. It was created at the French canton reorganisation which came into effect in March 2015. Its seat is in Charleville-Mézières.
The canton of Le Blanc is an administrative division of the Indre department, central France. Its borders were modified at the French canton reorganisation which came into effect in March 2015. Its seat is in Le Blanc.
René Morax was a Swiss writer, playwright, stage director and theatre manager. He founded the Théâtre du Jorat in Morges in 1908, and promoted historical and rural theatre in French in Switzerland. He is known for the play Le Roi David, with music by Arthur Honegger.
Jean Morax was a painter, theater decorator and draftsman from the Canton of Vaud.
Lausanne, a city in western Switzerland and a cultural and commercial centre, has returned its tramway as a modern tram system.
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